World Teachers’ Day 2020: Ikorodu NUT Immortalises Solaja Alagago, Presents Cars To Members

Wale Jagun This year’s World Teachers’ Day celebration would, no doubt, remain memorable and evergreen in the minds of teachers in Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, as the leadership of the Ikorodu branch of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) offered them  triple celebrations. The celebration, which is annually observed globally, was commemorated on Monday, October 5, 2020, with the official commissioning of a Gym/Cooperative House and presentation of ‘Dream’ cars to ten teachers. The Gym/Cooperative House was named after the late educationist and community builder, Late Solaja…

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Oriwu College Honoured With President’s Excellence Award As Best School In Nigeria

Kunle Adelabu -Presented with brand new bus It was yet another day of honour in Abuja for Oriwu Model College, the premier College in Ikorodu area of Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria , as it was honoured Oriwu College honoured with President’s Excellence Award As Best Public Senior Secondary School In Nigeria. The award was presented during the 2020 World Teachers’ Day held at the Eagle Squares, FCT, Abuja, on Monday, October 5, 2020. Mrs Adenike Adekanye, the Tutor – General/Permanent Secretary, Education District II, and Alhaja Abiodun…

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Who Emerges LASPOTECH Rector As Sanwo -Olu Gets Final List Of Candidates?

Kunle Adelabu The Governor of Lagos State and Moderator of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Mr Babajide Olusola Sanwo – Olu, would any moment from now, announce the next substantive Rector for the only state-owned Polytechnic. Following the final screening held for the aspirants for the plum job on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, which was reported by THE IMPACT, it was gathered that four names have been recommended by the institution’s Governing Council, led by Prof Rasheed Kola Ojikutu, to the Governor through the Office of the Special Adviser on…

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State of Schools In Ikorodu Needs Urgent Govt Attention- Resource Group

Kunle Adelabu -Parleys  LSUBEB on infrastructural development In its efforts to achieve some of its set objectives in ensuring public schools in Ikorodu Division attain high performance level, the Ikorodu Division Human Resources Development Board (IDHRDB) has called for development of infrastructures in schools across the division.  Eminent members of the Board, led by its Chairman, Emeritus Prof. (Chief) Kunle Ade Wahab, took the campaign to the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LSUBEB) last week when they paid a courtesy visit.  The Board called for urgent government’s attention in…

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Aspirants For LASPOTECH Rectorship Position Screened

Wale Jagun Aspirants jostling for the position of the Rector of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) were, on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, screened by an independent body. About 11 aspirants, THE IMPACT gathered, appeared for the screening which was held at the Ikorodu main campus Boardroom of the Polytechnic.  25 candidates, THE IMPACT further gathered, applied for the position while the number was later pruned down to 17. We, however, gathered that the State of Origin Verification Committee (SVOC) that screened the aspirants few weeks back further reduced the list…

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Lagos Offers Adults Second Chance Through Mass Education

Kunle Adelabu The Head of the Lagos State Agency for Mass Literacy, Mrs Kemi Kalesanwo, has stated that adults that missed being educated while they were young, have been provided with a second chance through the mass education initiative in the state. Kalesanwo, who stated that the Governor of the State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, is passionate about adult education, also disclosed that there are over 800 centres for mass education in the state. She spoke in an interview with THE IMPACT while on a sensitization campaign to Ikorodu…

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New Oriwu Model College Principal, Akeem Bello Officially Assumes Office

Wale Jagun Mr Akeem Bello, a Director in the Ministry of Education, today (Monday, September 28, 2020) officially assumed office as the Principal of the premier college in Ikorodu Division, Oriwu Model College.  Bello, who was formerly the Principal of Ipakodo Senior Secondary School, took over from Alhaja Abiodun Serifat Ogunniyi who retired after 35 years in active service.  The new Principal holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago Iwoye, Ogun State, while he earned his First Degree in the same discipline from…

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Private Schools Seek Govt Assistance To Survive Post COVID – 19 Challenges

Kunle Adelabu Proprietors of private schools in Lagos State have called on the government to come to their aid in surviving the post COVID – 19 pandemic challenges that they are facing.  Educational sector is one of the most adversely affected sectors globally by the outbreak of the pandemic that is threatening social, economic, political and other orders, and the most victims are those in the private educational establishments.  Many of these private schools are struggling to survive the aftermath of the pandemic and also are finding difficult to comply…

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We Have Complied Fully With COVID – 19 Protocols – KKES, HOMAT Management

Kunle Adelabu The management of Kith & Kins Educational Schools and HOMAT Private Schools have said that they have totally complied with the COVID – 19 Protocols as stipulated by the government for the re – opening of schools. The two leading private schools that are based in Ikorodu are among some of the schools that resumed full operation on Monday, September 21, 2020, as directed by the Lagos State Government. While Kith & Kin is based in Owode – Ibeshe, HOMAT, which has several branches across Ikorodu division, has…

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Excitement Galore As Students Resume Back To Schools

Kunle Adelabu & Mariam Akinloye It was indeed an excitement galore as pupils and students of both private and public schools resumed back to school on Monday, September 21, 2020, after several months of staying at home due to the outbreak of the COVID – 19 pandemic earlier this year.  Following the government’s directive to reopen schools, many private schools reopened there primary and secondary schools, while the pre – primary classes remained still shut in compliance with the Lagos State Government directive. While observing activities following the resumption, THE…

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