Abandoned Federal Medical Centre In Igbogbo: Politics, Bad Leadership Killed The Project – Sen. Ogunlewe

-We are going to look into it – Sen. Abiru’s aide Sen. Adeseye Ogunlewe has ascribed politicking and bad leadership as the reasons for the abandonment of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) that he facilitated for his home – town when he was the Minister of Works under the administration of President Olusegun Obasanjo. The project, which was about 80% completed when it was abandoned about 13 years ago, is yet to receive any attention while there is no trace of the equipment and drugs supplied and placed in the…

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Work Will Commence Soon On Stadium In Ikorodu – Sports Commission

Kunle Adelabu -We are infusing sports into school curriculum Leadership of the newly reconstituted Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC) has hit the ground running by touring sporting facilities in the state just a day after the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, announced the development. The duo of Mr. Sola Aiyepeku, the Executive Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission, and Mr. Shakirudeen Oluwatoyin Gafaar Bolowotan, the Director-General, Lagos State Sports Commission, who led the team on the tour of Ikorodu, on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, assured that work…

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Jakande Involved Lagosians In Governance To Lift Them Out Of Poverty – Sen. Ogunlewe.

Former Minister of Works, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Sen. Adeseye Ogunlewe, has stated that the administration of late Lateef Kayode Jakande, the first Executive Governor of Lagos State, was able to get many Lagosians out of poverty because grassroots people were engaged in governance. Ogunlewe, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who was a top civil servant during the legendary administration, also stated that implementations of government programmes were handled by the civil servants under the Jakande government unlike what obtains now.  He revealed these in an interview…

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Photos News: Chairman, DG Lagos Sports Commission Tour Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu Mr. Sola Aiyepeku, the ExecutIve Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission,(LSSC), and Mr. Shakirudeen Oluwatoyin Gafaar Bolowotan, the Director-General, Lagos State Sports Commission, on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, toured sporting facilities in Ikorodu. Dr Abatan Abiodun – Fatai, the new member representing the Ikorodu Division on the LSSC board, was also part of the entourage. The team visited the ongoing upgrading of the Ita – Elewa Youth Centre into a mini – stadium,a project facilitated by Rep. Babajimi Benson, Member, House of Representatives. The Youth Centre, which housed table…

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Between LASU’s Ranking And The Next VC

By Agboola Odesanya Beyond doubt, the year 2020 was a very challenging one for all of humanity, particularly due to the ravages of the coronavirus pandemic, sickness from which, just like the flu, may remain with us. It can be recalled that, in what has become an annual ritual that many people look forward to in Nigeria, some overjoyed claimants had ‘misread’ the year as one to herald many good things that included ‘double-double blessings’ for all. But the year turned out to be that of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19),…

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Bolowotan, Abatan Make Reconstituted Sports Commission Board

Kunle Adelabu Mr. Shakirudeen Oluwatoyin Gafaar Bolowotan – Director General, Lagos State Sports Commission and Dr Abiodun Fatai – Abatan, a senior lecturer, Department of Political Science, Lagos State University, Ojo, are among those that made the newly constituted Governing Board of the Lagos State Sports Commission by the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu. The announcement of the reconstituted board was revealed in a release by the Commission on Monday. While Mr Gafaar who is from Ikorodu retained his position as the DG of the Commission,…

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Registration Exercise Is A Way of Planning For 2023 General Elections – Hon. Olosugbo

Kunle Adelabu Former Council Leader, Ikorodu Local Government Legislative Arm, Hon. Jimoh Azeez Olosugbo has stated that the ongoing revalidation/registration exercise by the All Progressives (APC) will assist the party in using data generated to plan for 2023 general elections.  The former Councillor, who is also the Supervisor for the registration exercise in Ikorodu LG, also stated that the exercise has provided the party the opportunity to know those that are no longer in the party and also give new ones the opportunity to join. He spoke with THE IMPACT…

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APC Registration Appraisal: Registration Supervisors, Party Chieftains Applaud Exercise.

-Explain circumstances surrounding shortage of materials Kunle Adelabu Supervisors of the ongoing All Progressives Congress (APC) membership revalidation/registration exercise and chieftains of the party have described it as a huge success and stated that  the exercise is needful for data collation and projection. THE IMPACT, which has been covering the exercise more than any other news medium since its commencement, went round for monitoring and also sought the views of those managing the exercise for their remarks. Hon Tawio Longe, the APC Chairman, Ikorodu Local Government, described the exercise as…

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2021 Ikorodu League Season Has Been Good So Far – Hassan, Chairman, Ikorodu Referees’ Society

Kunle Adelabu Mr Hassan Olasunkanmi David, Chairman, Ikorodu Football Referees’ Society, has applauded the performances and management of the 2021 Ikorodu Divisional Football League. The exception, according to him, was the unfortunate incident recorded during the Week 2 match between the Ultimate Villa FC of Ikorodu and Kareem FC of Imota which ended 1 – 1. The Ikorodu Referees’ Society spoke with THE IMPACT in a brief interview recently. He said that there has been improvement on virtually all aspects of the game. “So far, it has been a good…

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Ultimate Villa FC Coach, Abolore, Goalkeeper Banned For 2021 League Season

Kunle Adelabu -Remaining team’s matches to be played away -Coach pleads for leniency Ikorodu Divisional Football Association (IDFA) has banned the popular Ultimate Villa FC Coach/Manager, Ogunbunmi Wahab Abolore for the rest of the season after he was found guilty of gross misconduct. Also banned is the club’s goalkeeper, Jimoh Ayodeji, while the club has also been directed to play all their remaining home matches away from home. Coach Abolore and his club’s goalkeeper were alleged to have attacked the Centre Referee, Alagbe Azeez, in their home match against Kareem…

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