Lagos East Senatorial Contest: Asipa Kaoli Reveals Agenda For Constituents

Kunle Adelabu An aspirant for the Lagos East Senatorial seat and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asipa Kaoli Olatunji Olusanya, has revealed parts of his agenda if elected as Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to represent the Lagos East District. The teacher turned politician, while declaring his intention to run for the much coveted position at a parley with journalists during the week, stated that he has already  prepared  his manifestoes but that he would not released them until he emerges the candidate of the ruling…

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Lagos East Senatorial Seat: How The Next Senator May Emerge

Kunle Adelabu It is exactly a month and eight days today (Tuesday, July 21, 2020) that the Senator representing the Lagos East Senatorial District and a major power broker in Lagos politics, Sen. Adebayo Sikiru Osinowo, died suddenly as a sitting member of the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly on June 15, 2020, thereby, creating a vacuum that must be filled in the next two months. The scrambling for the vacant position actually started in earnest as politicians started their permutations and consultations a few days after the death…

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Residents of Ikorodu Lament Endless Wait At Bus Stops, High Cost Of Transportation As Police Intensify Seizure of ‘Okadas’

Kunle Adelabu & Wale Jagun -Charge LASG to provide alternatives, call policemen to order on enforcement For residents of lkorodu, moving around the town to carry out their  respective daily activities has become an herculean task due to the current ban on the operations of the commercial motorcycles, popularly known as ‘Okadas’ by the Lagos State government as part of  the measures to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus. While operations of other means of transportation have been allowed to continue with some regulations, Okada riders have been banned from…

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Asiwaju Basorun Engages Ikorodu Youths On Leaders’ Efforts In Advancing Ikorodu Division’s Development

Kunle Adelabu -Calls for unity among leaders In his usual accessible and always ready to listen manner, Asiwaju Olorunfunmi Basorun, a member of the Governor’s Advisory Council and the first Secretary to the Lagos State Government, recently engaged selected youths and journalists in Ikorodu Division on some issues affecting the development of the division, particularly on the allegation that leaders in the division have not been advancing the course of development in the division. The old political war horse, in his contrary view to this assertion which has been making…

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Sekumade Road Rehabilitation: Concerned Residents Set Agenda For Lagos Government, Contractor

Kunle Adelabu Concerned residents of Ipakodo who are the immediate beneficiaries of the ongoing rehabilitation of the Sekumade (Port Authority) – Ogolonto road in Ikorodu Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, have set agenda for the Lagos State Government and the construction company handling the project, Arab Contractors. While commending the Lagos State Government for deeming it fit to reconstruct the road after several years of its collapsed with the attendant effects on the residents and thousands of other road users, they expressed their concerns over…

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Residents Still Displaced, Homes Waterlogged, Properties Destroyed Days After Heavy Downpour

Kunle Adelabu, Wale Jagun &Mariam Akinloye -Igbogbo residents call for dredging of canals, drainages Three days after heavy downpour flooded many roads and houses across Ikorodu division, many residents are still displaced from their homes which are currently waterlogged. THE IMPACT had reported on Monday, June 28, 2020,  that many residents across the division were sacked from their houses due to the flood that took over many areas in the division following the early hours downpour that lasted till late evening. Our reporters, who covered the flood incidents in Igbogbo/Bayeku,…

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Sen. Ogunlewe, Hon. Benson, Otunba Abiru, Others In Ikorodu Mourn Sen Osinowo’s Death

Kunle Adelabu Political leaders and other residents of Ikorodu in Lagos East Senatorial District have expressed shock over the death of Senator Adebayo Osinowo, the Senator representing the district at the National Assembly in Abuja. Osinowo, popularly known and called ‘Pepperito’ by political friends, admirers and foes alike, died after brief illness in Lagos on Monday, June 15,2020. His remains was moved to his country home in Ijebu-Ode in an ambulance belonging to the Obalende Local Council Development Area on same day and buried at 11.00pm amidst wailing and grief…

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Oriwu College Land Encroachment: Ladugba, Liwe Families Challenge Lawyer To Reveal Identity Of Clients Demanding Portion Of School Property

Kunle Adelabu – New lawyer gives 8-day ultimatum which lapse today, demands N50million damages, threatens court action -We are ready to prove you wrong in court – Sen. Ogunlewe tells lawyer, clients The last may not have been heard on the Oriwu College land crisis as the two families at the centre of the crisis, Ladugba Agala Egiri and Liwe familes of Igbogbo and Ikorodu respectively, have demanded that the new lawyer that is claiming to be representing the families in the matter and asking the college to cease trespassing…

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Ikorodu LGEA Education Secretaryship Seat: How Jamiu Amusa Clinched Position After Protracted Struggle

Kunle Adelabu Finally, a new Education Secretary (ES) has resumed duty to oversee the affairs of the Local Government Education Authority (LGEA) in Ikorodu division after about six months of protracted struggle among political leaders on who take charge of the institution that oversee the affairs of primary education system in the division. Mr Amusa Afolabi, a former Principal, recently took over the administration of the LGEA from Dr Olumide Fasakin, the Head of Human Resource & Administration, who has been directing the affairs of the education authority in acting…

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Sanwo-Olu’s One Year ln Office: APC, PDP Disagree Over Governor’s Performance

Kunle Adelabu The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ikorodu Local Government has rated the performance of Gov. Babajide Sanwo – Olu’s administration in the last one year very low. But in a swift response, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) countered the opposition party’s rating by stating that the government has performed very well and rated it 70%. The PDP’s position was made known by its Publicity Secretary in Ikorodu, Mr Femi Adinlewa, while responding to a call by THE IMPACT on it’s WhatsApp platform on the request …

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