Old Students Provide Uniforms For Oriwu College Students

Kunle Adelabu As part of their resolve to always give back to their old schools, members of the Oriwu College Old Students’ Association of Nigeria (OCOSAN), Class Set of 1997, have perfected plans to distribute 100 ready – made school uniforms to students of the premier college in Ikorodu Division. According to the Chairman of the set, Mr Shakioye Olatunji, speaking at the maiden Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the 1997 set of the premier school, held at the Oteju hall of the Ikorodu Town hall, on Sunday, April 11,…

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Daini To Igbogbo Students: I Will Pay Your Bursary In The Next 30 Days

Wale Jagun -Council Chairmen should act on promises – NAIDS President For about a year, the National Association of Ikorodu Division Students (NAIDS) has been at loggerhead with the six Council Chairmen in Ikorodu Division over the payment of bursary to students in their respective council areas. But the Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Builder Sesan Daini, at a press briefing/interactive session with the media and stakeholders on Monday, April 12, 2021, said that he would pay bursary to all the students in higher institutions in the council within…

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Teaching Will Not Be A Thankless Job In Lagos, Sanwo-Olu Vows

Wale Jagun -13 teachers, school administrators get cars It was a defining moment for teachers in  Lagos State  on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, as Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu presented handsome rewards to teachers adjudged to have made quality impacts in the State’s teaching service. Thirteen teachers and school administrators got a brand new car each from the Governor at the Year 2020 Teachers’ Merit Award organised by the Ministry of Education. The awardees were part of the finalists nominated for the grand prize by the Screening Committee led by the chairperson…

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LASU Crisis: Sanwo – Olu Charges Visitation Panel Resolving VC, Other Matters

Wale Jagun Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday (yesterday), inaugurated a Special Visitation Panel to look into issues relating to the appointment and other issues in Lagos State University (LASU). The Visitation Panel was raised following the controversy trailing the appointment of a substantive Vice Chancellor for the only State owned University. The panel, which comprises of former vice chancellors, seasoned administrator, technocrats and top public servants, is headed by the Pro-Chancellor of the Ekiti State University and former Vice Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Prof. Bamitale…

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Govt Should Declare State Of Emergency In Education Sector – APC Vice Chairman

Kunle Adelabu The Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asipa Kaoli Olusanya, has called for the declaration of a state of emergency in education sector in the country. Kaoli, who is a former Commissioner for Agriculture & Cooperatives in Lagos State and a former lecturer, speaking with THE IMPACT during the commissioning of three classrooms with furniture that he provided to support the school founded by Odo – Kekere community, feared that lack of educational facilities is forcing more children out of school. He expressed sadness over the…

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APC Vice Chairman Supports Community With Classrooms, Furniture

Kunle Adelabu After seeing the sorry state of the school established by Odo – Kekere community in Ikorodu North Local Council Development Area, Asipa Kaoli Olatunji Olusanya, APC Vice Chairman, Lagos East Senatorial District, has complemented the community’s effort by completing one of the two blocks of three classrooms in the school. He also provided benches and tables for the three classrooms. The establishment of Odo – Kekere Junior High School was initiated by the Odo – Kekere Community Development Association (CDA) and the initiative had earned the community an…

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NUT Inducts 232 Primary School Teachers In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu with Ayodele Aderonke & Okiye Abiodun (SIWES Students) The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Ikorodu branch, on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, inducted 232 primary school teachers that have just been employed by the Lagos State Government and assigned them to various schools across the Ikorodu Division. The ceremony, which was held at the Teachers’ House (NUT Secretariat) located within the Oga/Ayangburen Primary Schools compound on Allinson Street, Ikorodu, provided the new teachers the opportunity to know about the historical development of NUT, ethics of the profession and how…

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Prof. Oyedamola Oke Elected LASU Acting Vice Chancellor

Wale Jagun The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration) of the Lagos State University, LASU, Prof. Oyedamola Oke, on Monday (today) emerged as the acting Vice Chancellor of the institution.  This was revealed in a statement by Ademola Adekoya, Coordinator, Centre for Information Press and Public Relations, LASU. According to the statement, Oke, a Professor of Plant Pathology and former Dean of Faculty of Science, garnered 61 votes to beat Prof. Wahab Elias, the Deputy VC (Academic) who polled 51 votes, at an emergency session conducted by the Senate of the institution. The…

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Sanwo-Olu Cancels LASU VC Selection Process

Wale Jagun Lagos State Governor and Visitor to Lagos State University (LASU), Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has cancelled the ongoing process set up for the appointment of a substantive ninth Vice Chancellor of the University. The Governor further directed that a fresh process that would terminate in forty five days should commence immediately. According to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, Governor Sanwo-Olu’s decision on the cancellation came after a thorough investigation and stakeholders’ engagement, which were necessitated by various petitions against the selection process. “Governor Sanwo-Olu…

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Ayangbure Palace Grants Outstanding Pupils Educational Support

Kunle Adelabu -Five pupils get educational materials, #60,000 each The royal family in Ikorodu has facilitated scholarship for five outstanding Primary Six pupils across the Ikorodu Division and also provided them with educational materials. The lucky beneficiaries were presented with N50, 000 cheque each facilitated by the royal family from the Dr Temitope Oshikoya Education Endowment Fund, to mark the 4th edition of the annual Olori Kudirat Shotobi Christmas party for Children held within the main hall of the Ayangbure palace in Ikorodu on Thursday, December 24, 2020. The five…

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