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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2021 Igbogbo Day: Community, Organisers Mobilise Medium, Small Business Owners For Celebration

Kunle Adelabu – Unveil official fabric (Ankara) for the weeklong event Massive mobilization has commenced towards a successful 2021 Igbogbo Day Celebration as the Adeboruwa palace and chieftains of the Igbogbo Day Planning Committee engaged Small and Medium Businesses operating in Igbogbo, towards mobilising them for this year’s celebration. At the meeting held at the Adeboruwa palace in Igbogbo on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, business owners were charged to be fully part of this year’s celebration through financial and moral support. This year’s celebration, which is the 33rd edition of…

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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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Oro Festival: Adeboruwa, Chiefs Announce Tuesday As Curfew Day ln Igbogbo

Kunle Adelabu The Adeboruwa of Igbogbo, His Royal Majesty, Oba (Barr.) Semiudeen Orimadegun Kasali, and his Council – of – Chiefs, have enjoined women to stay indoors from the night of Monday, September 20, 2021, till the morning of Tuesday, September 21, 2021, as part of the arrangements for ‘Oro’ Meri  festival. The Igbogbo community usually observes Oro festivals – ‘Abosan’ and ‘Meri’, twice a year with the first one held about a month ago. The traditional festivals are part of the age – long rites which the people of…

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Rich Cultural Displays Mark 6th Oba Shotobi Crowning Anniversary In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu It was a cultural exhibition and display at its best when His Royal Majesty, Oba (Engr.) Kabir Adewale Shotobi, Adegorushen V, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, marked his sixth year anniversary of its crowning with a beaded crown by the traditional institution in Ikorodu Kingdom. The crowning ceremony at the rehabilitated ancient Oloja (Ayangbure) palace located within the Ita Efunlase (Ajina square) on August 2, 2015, traditionally made the then Odofin of Ikorodu and Prince of Lasunwon Ruling House, the supreme head of traditional institution of Ikorodu Kingdom and…

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Odofin Onasanya Emerges Overall Head, Lantan Onanusi Family ln Igbogbo

Kunle Adelabu Chieftains and members of the Lantan Onanusi Chieftaincy family of Igbogbo in Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, on Friday, July 9, 2021, installed High Chief Tajudeen Alade Duduyemi Onasanya, the Odofin of Igbogbo, as their head. Chief Onasanya hails from the Saaogun branch of the Lantan Onanusi chieftaincy family. He was installed at the home of the former head of the Lantan Onanusi family at Itun – Abosan (Chief Osho – Ashafa) in the presence of chieftains and members of the three major branches of the…

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Ikorodu NBA, Residents Engage Ikeja Electricity On Metres, Billing, Other Issues

Kunle Adelabu -Parties agree on mass metering as solution The Ikeja Electricity (IE) has agreed with residents and lawyers in Ikorodu that mass metering of energy consumers in their Business District and the country at large would greatly solve many problems. The agreement was reached at the interactive session facilitated by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikorodu branch, as part of its ongoing legal week, held at its NBA Ikorodu Bar Centre, Ikorodu Library, off TOS Benson Avenue, Ikorodu, on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. Deliberations at the session were in…

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We Will Be Hosting Our Elders To Celebrate Them, Reconnect With Lost Values – Erogbogbo, IKODASS Chairman

Kunle Adelabu & Mariam Akinloye Mr Rotimi Erogbogbo, Chairman of the Ikorodu – Oga Development Association (IKODASS), has stated that the need to reconnect with the lost societal values, tradition and culture is the major reason for the introduction of the monthly ‘Time – Out with Octogenarians’ in Ikorodu by his leadership. The programme, which is the initiative of IKODASS, commenced on Saturday, June 20. 2021, and is being powered by the EROZ Place, a Bar and Wellness Centre located on Borokinni Street, Aga, Ikorodu. At the gathering, the 30…

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Save Our Souls: 60 Communities Along Ijede Road Want Gov. Sanwo – Olu, Agunbiade’s Interventions Over Ongoing Construction

Kunle Adelabu 60 communities located along the Itamaga – Ijede road which is currently under reconstruction by the Lagos State government, have cried out to Governor Babajide Sanwo – Olu, and the Majority Leader, Lagos State House of Assembly and the representative of the Ikorodu Constituency I, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade, for urgent intervention in the project. In a ‘Save Our Souls’ letter by over 60 Community Development Committee (CDAs) addressed to Hon. Agunbiade, the CDAs, under the aegis of Committee on Ijede Road Rehabilitation (COIR), said that they are bringing…

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Lagos Majority Leader Parleys Community Developers On Itamaga –Ijede, Agura – Gberigbe, Shagamu Roads

Kunle Adelabu & Mariam Akinloye -Plans to reconstitute CDAs Consultative Forum The Majority Leader of the Lagos State House of Assembly and the representative of Ikorodu Constituency I, Hon. Sanai Bolanle Agunbiade, has assured chieftains of Community Development Committee (CDC) and Community Development Association (CDAs) that he would always be available for them if called upon to tackle challenges and help bring development to their areas. Hon. Agunbiade made the statement while meeting with the CDC Chairman, Ikorodu Local Government and the General Secretary, Lagos State Community Development Advisory Council…

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