Photo News: IKODASS Unveils Logo, Programmes, Ankara For 30th Ikorodu –Oga Day Carnival

Kunle Adelabu The lkorodu-Oga Development Association (IKODASS) has unveiled the logo and activities for the 30th Ikorodu – Oga Carnival.  Mr Rotimi Erogbogbo, Chairman, Ikorodu – Oga DevelopmentAssociation (IKODASS), also unveiled the ‘Aso Ebi’ (local fabric) for the celebration during the General Council Meeting of IKODASS held at the Oteju Hall,Ikorodu Town Hall, Ikorodu on Sunday, September 26. 2021.  The year’s carnival is themed, “The future is here”. At the brief ceremony are IKODASS executive members and representatives of clubs and associations affiliated to the body. Before the unveiling, the…

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Assembly Reviewing Landgrabbing Law To Be More Effective – Lagos Majority Leader

Kunle Adelabu The Majority Leader of the Lagos State House of Assembly and representative of the Ikorodu Constituency I, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade has stated that the legislative arm, in its efforts to make the Lagos State Property Protection Law of 2016, otherwise known as Landgrabbing law, more effective, would embark on a review exercise. He said that the law will be reviewed to make the State’s Special Taskforce on Land Grabbers more effective and responsive to land matters. “The law on land grabbing is under review and what we intend…

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Prestige Social Circle Is More Of Fun, Family Circle, Says Otunba Ekiyoyo

Kunle Adelabu The President of the one of the oldest social clubs in Ikorodu which is still very relevant in the scheme of things, Otunba David Ekiyoyo, has revealed that the club, formed in 1975, is a viable forum for family circle and fun for members. Prestige Social Circle was officially inaugurated in 1978 with Engr. Shonubi as its foundation President. Otunba Ekiyoyo also revealed during the visit of Mr Rotimi Erogbogbo, Chairman, Ikorodu –Oga Development Association (IKODASS), to the members of the club on Sunday, that members of the…

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Women In Politics: Ikorodu Has Excelled In Positioning Women Than Other Divisions – Asiwaju Basorun, Sanwoola

Kunle Adelabu It has been established that Ikorodu Division area of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, has empowered more women with political positions than any other part of the state and possibly the nation at large. This was the assertion when chieftains and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Amazons paid their first – ever official visitation to their Patron, Asiwaju Olorunfunmi Bashorun who is a chieftain of the party and member of the Governance Advisory Council (GAC) in the state. The group, which was created as a pressure group…

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Sanwo – Olu Receives Guinness World Records Certificate For Largest Anniversary Cupcakes

Wale Jagun Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday received the Guinness World Record certificate as holder of the world’s largest anniversary logo made with cupcakes mosaic.  The record was in respect of Lagos State Government’s celebration of the 60th independence anniversary of Nigeria with 60,011 cupcakes mosaic anniversary logo in the world, on October 1, 2020.  Mr Gbenga Akosile, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in a statement said that the initiative had placed Nigeria and Lagos in the Guinness World Records as holder of the world’s largest anniversary logo…

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Over 400 Students Screened So Far For 2021 Oba Shotobi Mini – Marathon

Kunle Adelabu -Exercise closes tomorrow About 450 students from both public and private secondary schools across the Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, have so far been screened medically for the 2021 edition of the Oba Kabir Shotobi Independence Day Mini – Marathon. The medical screening, which commenced on Wednesday, September 21, 2021, and was initially supposed to end today (Friday), has been extended till Saturday (tomorrow), because of the engagements of many of the schools in competitions. When our reporter visited the Hon. S.O.B. Agunbiade Constituency Office, venue…

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Lagos Nutrition Scheme Targets 5000 Underprivileged Pregnant Women

Wale Jagun The Lagos State government during the week launched a comprehensive nutrition programme for 5000 underprivileged pregnant women to tackle cognitive and learning disabilities in newborns. The Governor of the State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, rolled out the Mother, Infant and Child (M.I.C.H.) Initiative which is being coordinated by the Office of the Civic Engagement, to address nutritional needs of pregnant women across the 57 Local Government Areas (LGAs) and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs). Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola, First Lady, Dr. Ibijoke…

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Lagos Residents, Schools, Offices Will Access Fast Internet Connectivity By 2030

Kunle Adelabu The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, on Thursday (yesterday), said that his administration would continue to leverage technology to transform the State’s economy while easing impediments for businesses to flourish, adding that, by 2030, the smart city ambition of the state would have been fully realised. Sanwo-Olu said that his administration had begun the implementation of the smart city plan with the rollout of 6,000km metro fibre optics, which is the requisite infrastructure for the smart city project. In the next nine years, the…

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Odofin Ogunsanya Condemns LG Chairmen For Failing To Attend Security Summit

Kunle Adelabu High Chief Adewunmi Ogunsanya, SAN, Chairman, MultiChoice Nigeria who chaired the maiden edition  of the Ikorodu Division Security Summit, has condemned the six Local Government and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in Ikorodu Division area of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, for their failures to attend the summit. Ogunsanya, who is the holder of the traditional Odofin of Ikorodu Kingdom and Chairman of the Ikorodu Division Security Trust Limited, also stated his reason for refusing to sit down with the council administrators and other politicians regarding the operations of…

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Budget Deficit: Senator Tokunbo Abiru Tasks Govt Agencies On Maximizing Capacity For Revenue Generation

Wale Jagun The Senator representing the Lagos East Senatorial District, Distinguished Senator Mikhail Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA, has tasked major revenue earning agencies of government on improving capacity for revenue generation. He gave the charge during the debate on the 2022 -2024 Medium Term Expenditure and Fiscal Strategy Paper on the floor of the Senate. The former Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer and former Lagos State Commissioner for Finance, argued that one of the sustainable ways of reducing the huge budget deficit of the nation is for the agencies to improve there…

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