Photos: State of Construction Works On Connecting Roads At Ademoye, Igbamitayo, Alashe Streets Facilitated By Rep. Benson

Kunle Adelabu As a follow up- to the flag –off of the construction of about four connecting inner roads in Ijomu in Ikorodu Local Government by the representative of the Ikorodu Federal Constituency and the Chairman, House Committee on Defense, Rep. Babajimi Adegoke Benson, THE IMPACT reporter visited the ongoing construction three weeks after its commencement.The connecting roads under construction are located in Ademoye, Igbamitayo and Alashe Streets behind the Ikorodu Police Divisional Headquarters in Ikorodu. Our reporter captured the photographs of the completed drainage system on Igbamitayo Street while…

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Photos: Adeboruwa, Olubeshe, Council Chairman, Other Dignitaries Honour Odofin Tajudeen Onasanya At 70

Kunle Adelabu Though, the 70th birthday of the highly revered and beloved Odofin of Igbogbo Kingdom, High Chief Tajudeen Duduyemi Onasanya, may have come and go, but the memories of the exciting celebration will no doubt last for a lifetime for him as royal fathers, traditional chiefs, family members, associates, friends and guests from far and near turned out enmasse to share the joy of the day with him. The well – attended event, which was held at the Odofin Relaxation Centre & Hotel in Agunfoye in Igbogbo, Ikorodu, Lagos…

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Photos: Ikorodu Federal Lawmaker Doles Out July Food Ration To Constituents

Mariam Akinloye The representative of the Ikorodu Federal Constituency, Rep. Babajimi Benson, and his iCare team, yesterday, continued with their tradition of feeding constituents in need of food as another set of 500 beneficiaries were presented with packs of food items, tagged, ‘Apo Anu’. At the event that took place at the Rep. Babajimi Benson Constituency Office along Igbogbo road, Ebute, lkorodu, were council functionaries, candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC), party leaders and others. Thousands of constituents have benefited from the foodbank programme of the federal lawmaker and…

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Photos: Faces At IKODASS Stakeholders’ Meeting On Education In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu Stakeholders at the weekend took a critical look at the educational system in Ikorodu Division, examining problems confronting it and proffering way out. The maiden edition of the meeting, which was held at the EROZ Place, Aga, Ikorodu, and themed, ‘Education In Ikorodu, Another Look’, was organized by the Ikorodu – Oga Development Association (IKODASS), under the leadership of Mr Rotimi Erogbogbo. The event recorded an impressive turnout of critical stakeholders of the educational community in Ikorodu division among whom were Mr. Adeleke Kara, member, Lagos State Teaching…

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Photos: June 12: Roads Deserted, Shops Under Lock As Residents Stay Indoor In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu There was lull in commercial and social activities in Ikorodu today due to the planned June 12 protest which, as at the time of filing this report, has failed to hold in any part of the Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria. Most major roads in Ikorodu were deserted while few vehicles were seen on the road as most shops were under lock and key. Markets too were shut as sellers and buyers stayed back in their respective houses, except at the Allison market where some market…

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Photos: Eweye, Odofin Ikorodu Inducted Into State Council

The Eweye of Isiwu, His Royal Majesty,Oba Raji Balogun, and the Odofin of Ikorodu Kingdom, High Chief Adewunmi Ogunsanya, SAN, were among the traditional rulers and chiefs that were inducted into the Lagos State Council of Obas and Chiefs on Thursday, May 27, 2021. The event was held at the the Ministry of Local Government and Community Affairs, Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja. Also at the ceremony, which was presided by the Oba of Lagos, HRM Oba Aremu Akiolu and the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, HRM Oba Kabir Shotobi, other Obas…

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Photos: Former APC Chairman, Alhaji Jinadu Supports Oba, Olosugbo Ticket

Wale Jagun & Mariam Akinloye A frontline politician, Alhaji Rilwan Ishola Jinadu has jettisoned his political aspiration to become the Chairman of Ikorodu Local Government. Jinadu who was a former Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ikorodu Local Government withdrew from the race in support of the Princess Folashade OIabanji – Oba and Hon. Azeez Jimoh Olusugbo joint ticket. He made the public pronouncement at the mega rally and formal declaration by Hon. Foashade/Hon. Azeez Olosugbo held at the Ita – Elewa open ground on Thursday. Details soon…

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Photos: Development Vanguard Marks First Year Anniversary With Fitness Walk

Kunle Adelabu A large number of members of the Development Vanguard (De Vanguard) on Saturday, April 10, 2021, embarked on a fitness walk to mark the first year anniversary of the development and political group. The participating members walked from Bakare’s house through Awolowo road, Adeboruwa palace, Oba Molaja road, Meri and Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu Way  and berthed at the Igbogbo township stadium where they converged for light exercise and health talk. Participants were treated to good music and danced at intervals during the walk. They also had several…

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Photos: Fun, Thrills & Surprises At Maiden Odoro Easter Beach Party

Kunle Adelabu Youths in Ijede, on Easter Sunday (yesterday), gave residents of the ancient town and visitors a treat that they would not forget in a hurry as they organised a beach party not at just any location but at the site of a state – recognized historical site, Odoro river. Old and young, traditional and community leaders, community and political activists as well as visitors and tourists alike trooped to the beach which sprung to life within three weeks after years of abandonment. Several hawkers of refreshments like drinks,…

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