Photo News: Ikorodu Event Conference 2021 Opening

Wale Jagun The first ever Ikorodu Event Conference commenced on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at the Oteju hall, Ikorodu Town Hall with resource persons engaging participants in what the organizers tagged, ‘Master Class’. Speakers are Chioma Obiefuna, the Fairy Godmother, Elon Jobs, Kitcart.net, Bisi Sotunde, Busybee Event, Kema Anuede, Cake Priest, Aina Opeoluwa, Mildest Fingers, Adetunji Ajadi, Busybee Academy and Oladepo Elizabeth, 07Foods. The conference is themed, “Changing the Narratives: A Turning Point for Rebranding and Innovation in the Ikorodu Event Business Industry” There was an Event Fair where different…

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Ijede Community Charges Egbin, TCN On Power Supply

Kunle Adelabu The residents of Ijede, the host community of the Egbin Thermal Station, which is the largest power generating station in Nigeria, have charged the management of the station and the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to ensure that power supply to the community is improved. They were of the view that improved power supply will bring about economic development and prosperity in the ancient Ijede community. They gave the charge at a ceremony in honour of sponsors of the Ijede Development Foundation, tagged, ‘Sponsor’s Day and Presentation of…

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Federal Lawmakers Send Birthday Greetings To Oba Kasali

Kunle Adelabu Senator Mukhail Adetokubo Abiru, FCA, Chairman, Senate Committee on Industries and Rep. Babajimi Benson, Chairman, House Committee on Defense, have sent birthday greetings to the Adeboruwa of Igbogbo Kingdom, HRM Oba (Barrister) Abdul-Semiu Orimadegun Kasali, the Adeboruwa of Igbogbo Kingdom (Emugoriade 1). The revered monarch added another  year today. Senator, the representative of the Lagos East Senatorial District, in a statement that he personally signed, described the revered monarch as passionate about the development of his community and well – being of his people. “I join other eminent…

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Ijede Development Foundation Renders Stewardship Account, Calls For More Support From Sponsors, Public

Kunle Adelabu -Community to host summit Members of the Ijede Development Foundation (IDF ) has stated that the group received the sum of ten million (N10million) in the last six years for improvement  of the quality of education and human capital development in Ijede Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria. It was also revealed that over 129 students of Ijede were awarded bursary awards of N50, 000 each during the period under review. At the ceremony in honour of the IDF’s sponsors, it…

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Eid-El-Maulud: Senator Tokunbo Abiru Rejoices With Muslims

Jare Babatunde The Senator representing the Lagos East Senatorial District and Chairman, Senate Committee on Industries, Sen. Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA, has rejoiced with the Muslim faithful in Nigeria on the celebration  of Eid – El – Maulud. Abiru, in a goodwill message he signed personally, charged muslim to seek for God’s intervention in challenges facing the country. “I rejoice with Muslim brothers and sisters in the Lagos East Senatorial District and Nigeria as a whole on this year’s commemoration of the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)”, Sen. Abiru said.…

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5 Years Of ‘Apo Anu’ Food Program: LASPOTECH Deputy Rector, Former Council Administrator, Others Laud Rep. Benson For Making Constituents Smile

Kunle Adelabu  Mr Olumide Olushola Metilelu, the Deputy Rector (Academic) Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) and Mr Segun Anifowoshe, former Sole Administrator, Ikorodu West Local Council Development Area, have lauded the ‘Apo Anu’ Foodbank program of Rep. Babajimi Benson, the representative of the lkorodu Federal Constituency in the House of Assembly. They gave the commendations at the fifth anniversary of the program held at the lawmaker’s Federal Constituency Office on Saturday (yesterday) where about 1000 individuals received their monthly bags of food items. Also joining them in commending the laudable initiative…

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We Have Provided Food Support For Over 30, 000 Households In 5 Years – Rep. Benson

Kunle Adelabu The representative of the Ikorodu Federal Constituency and Chairman of the House Committee on Defense, Rep. Babajimi Adegoke Benson has revealed that his iCare Foundation’s Foodbank scheme has provided food support for over 30, 000 households since inception. He made the statement to commemorate the 5th anniversary of the laudable food programme which has impacted on the people of the lkorodu division. At the special edition of the monthly programme held on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at the lawmaker’s Constituency Office located along the Ipakodo-Igbogbo road, about 1000…

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Ojelabi, Sunmi, Adewale, Others Emerged APC State Excos

Wale Jagun Former State Commissioner and Council Chairman, Pastor Cornelius Ojelabi, has emerged as the new State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the State Congress held on Saturday (today). The election of the candidates for the 36 positions at the congress took place at the Onikan Stadium in the Lagos Island area of the state. Ojelabi was the Chairman of Ojo Local Government in 1997 on the platform of the defunct Grassroots Democratic Party (GDM) and also, Member, House of Representatives representing the Ojo Federal Constituency between…

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Surprise As Abiru Gets Late Father’s Religious Title, ‘Ekerin Adinni’ of Ikorodu Central Mosque

Wale Jagun It was a surprise and unexpected honour for Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA, the Senator representing the Lagos East Senatorial, as he was installed as the ‘Ekerin Adinni’ (fourth in line of leadership) of Ikorodu Central Mosque. He was turbaned during the Juamat Service on Friday (yesterday) by the Grand Chief Imam of Ikorodu Division and Chief Central Mosque, Chief Imam Seifudeen Jamiu Ademoritan Olowo-Oribi. The late Senator’s father, Late Honourable Justice Mubasheer Akanbi Abiru, who was also a Senator between 1979 and 1983, held the title in…

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Maiden Senator Abiru Bursary Award: Beneficiaries, Govt Functionaries, Others Commend Educational Support Initiative

Kunle Adelabu 600 students across the Lagos East Senatorial District were, on Thursday, October 14, 2021, presented with N50, 000 each as bursary award by the Senator representing the Lagos East Senatorial District, Sen. Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru. The gesture of the former bank executive turned Senator was applauded by the beneficiaries, government functionaries and other guests at the presentation ceremony held at the School of Agriculture auditorium, Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Ikorodu main campus. In his address at the event, Abiru said that the bursary award was designed to support…

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