Premier College Principals Commend Alumnus, Dr Ogbara For Educational Support

Kunle Adelabu The annual gesture of Dr Tajudeen Ogbara, an Ikorodu – born medical doctor based in the United States of America (USA) to his alma mata and the premier college in Ikorodu, Oriwu College (now Oriwu Senior and Junior Model Colleges, Ikorodu), has been acknowledged and commended by the Principals of both schools. The acknowledgment of the gesture by the former student of the school came during the 2021-22 Prize Giving Day/Recognition Awards ceremony held at the school hall on Wednesday, September 22, 2022. Commending the gesture, Mr Akeem…

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We Are Planning To Produce 50, 000 Graduates With STEM Capacity In Next 10 Years – Sen. Ogunlewe

Kunle Adelabu -To build 300 – bed hostel for Oriwu College Former Minister of Works and Chairman, Ikorodu Division Resources Development Group (IDRDG), Sen. Adeseye Kingsley Ogunlewe, has revealed the group’s plans for the Ikorodu Division educational plans for the next 10 years which is to produce 50, 000 students with STEM knowledge. Ogunlewe, who was also a former Pro – Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, stated that the Division is in dire need of students with STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, to develop Ikorodu…

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Oriwu College Honours Eminent Individuals, Alumni Chieftains

Kunle Adelabu & Mariam Akinloye -Teachers, students, non – teaching staff too The premier college in Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, Oriwu Model Senior Model College, has appreciated contributions to the development of the school, academic excellence and exceptional performances in other areas. The recognitions came as the school held another Prize Giving Day/Recognition Award on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. At the award ceremony held at the College hall, were Sen. Adeseye Kingsley Ogunlewe, Chairman, Ikorodu Division Resource Development Group (IDRDG) and Member, Board of Trustee, Oriwu College…

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Education District II Sensitises Students On Domestic, Sexual Violence

Mariam Akinloye As part of activities commemorating the 2022 Domestic and Sexual Violence Awareness Month, Lagos State Education District II held an advocacy programme for students to enlighten them on domestic and sexual violence and educate them on the efforts of the State Government to eradicate the menace. Speaking at the event, Tutor-General/Permanent Secretary of the District, Mrs. Anike Adekanye condemned the high rate of rape and sexual violence prevalent in the society, insisting that the perpetrators of the dastardly acts must be arrested and brought to book. She stated…

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EDITORIAL: Revival Of Interventions In Ikorodu Educational System Highly Commendable, Impactful

In the mid-90s, the lkorodu educational system, which used to be sound and of great quality, started witnessing gradual decline, but the adverse effects did not start showing until the beginning of the new century, when cultism and cult activities prevailed in the town, to the extent that it was extended to the primary and schools across the division. That was the situation that the Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, was battling with since late 90s, until recently when things started taking a new turn. The unfortunate and…

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Oba Shotobi Directed Me To Assist In Rehabilitating School Instead Of Presenting Him Gift – UK Based Medical Doctor

Ramson Acheme & Wale Jagun A United Kingdom based Ikorodu – born medical practitioner, Dr Junaid Oluseyi Solebo, has revealed how the Ayangbure of Ikorodu Kingdom, His Majesty, Alaiyeluwa (Oba) Kabir Adewale Shotobi, directed him to visit the Salvation Army Primary School to see how he could assist in rehabilitating any of the dilapidated buildings there.. The visit to the school, according to Dr Solebo who said he was not prepared for any capital project at the time, convinced him to intervene after seeing the condition under which pupils and…

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Best Mathematics Student In Ikorodu Division Laments Over Situation Affecting His Studies

Kunle Adelabu Master Ogodo Chukwudi Moses, a student of Keme Balogun Senior College, Ibeshe, Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Ikorodu Division, Lagos State. Southwest, Nigeria, who emerged as the Best Mathematics student in Ikorodu Division, has lamented how his situation is adversely affecting his academic pursuit. The Mathematics prodigy, while speaking with THE IMPACT on Sunday after receiving prize for emerging the best in the Mathematics competition organized by the Ikorodu Division Resources Development Group (IDRDG) last year, said that he prays that God uses the award to…

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Resource Group Presents N1.7m Scholarship To Students

Kunle Adelabu -Honours Best Schools, Students in Maths Competition The Ikorodu Division Resources Development Group (IDRDG) has presented the sum of N1.7million to 17 students from Ikorodu in various higher institutions as part of the group’s educational support initiative. At the presentation of cheques during the IDRDG meeting held at the Gbadamosi Conference Room, Ikorodu Ultra – Modern Town Hall, Ikorodu, on Sunday, September 4, 2022, awards were also presented to schools and students who emerged winners in the Mathematics competition organized by the group. Keme Balogun Senior College, Ibeshe…

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IDRDG Disburses Scholarship Cheques To 17 Beneficiaries Tomorrow

Kunle Adelabu 17 beneficiaries of the Ikorodu Division Resources Development Group (IDRDG) Scholarship award will get their cheques on Sunday, September 4, 2022. The list of the beneficiaries was made public by the IDRDG last week. Sen. Adeseye Kingsley Ogulewe, Chairman, IDRDG and former Minister of Works confirmed the presentation of cheques to THE IMPACT in a phone call on Saturday. “As you are aware that the Group approved the award of scholarship to seventeen (17) undergraduate students of Ikorodu Division as one of its core objectives to the development…

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LASG To Endow School Children With Skills For Productive Future – Hamzat

Our Editor The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has stated that the present administration’s massive investment in the education sector is aimed at ensuring that all school children in the State are adequately equipped with skills for a productive future. Hamzat, speaking virtually on the second day of the 2022 Lagos Education Summit held at the Eko Convention Centre, Eko Hotels and Suites with the theme: “Creating a Sustainable Fit-For-Purpose Education Model”, added that the implementation of the State government’s ‘Project Zero’ has ensured the re-enrollment of…

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