Photos: Oba Shotobi Marks 5th Coronation Anniversary

Wale Jagun It was a low key anniversary celebration on Sunday, August 2, 2020, as the Ayangbure of Ikorodu and Chairman, Ikorodu Division Council of Obas & Chiefs, His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabir Shotobi attained five years on throne. The royal father ascended the throne of his ancestors five years ago and his reign has recorded several positive developments. Although, there was no elaborate event to mark the anniversary, but 140 traders were presented with interest free loan of N25, 000 each through their representatives.

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PHOTOS: Chief Imams, Others Observe Eid Prayers With Families In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu Muslim leaders and other faithful observed this year’s Eid-el-Kabir prayers in commemoration of the annual Sallah celebration with their family members at home on Friday, July 31, 2020. While the Grand Chief Imam of Ikorodu Division and Chief Imam of Ikorodu Central Mosque, Fadhilatul Sheikh Seifudeen Ayinla Ademoritan Olowo-Oribi usually lead Sallah prayer at the Ikorodu Central Mosque’s praying ground situated along the Awolowo Way, the Chief Imam of the Oriwu Central Mosque, His Eminence, Sheikh Yahya Olorunosebi Oshoala Ajagbemokeferi (As – Samadani) leads prayer at Shams –…

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PHOTOS: Remains of Alhaji Shafari Aremu Sule Buried At Home

Kunle Adelabu The body of Alhaji Shafari Aremu Sule, the former President, Oriwu College Old Students’ Association of Nigeria (OCOSAN) and former President, Oriwu Club, has been interred at his Grammar School home in Ikorodu. Alhaji Sule died earlier today, Thursday, July 31, 2020, at a private hospital in Ikorodu. He was 80. He was lowered into the grave at 3. 40pm after the Islamic prayer led by Alhaji A. B Yusuf, the National Chief Imam of Anwar – ul – Islam. Some of the dignitaries at the burial are…

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Photos: Rotary Club Igbogbo Marks 2020 Tree Planting Day

Kunle Adelabu The Rotary Club of Igbogbo on Tuesdays joined millions of others globally to mark the 2020 Tree Planting Day. The Humanitarian and service club led by its President, Rotarian Francis Shonubi, planted trees at the Rotary Centre along the Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu Way and at the frontage of the Osugbo Shrine in igbogbo. Members of the club also paid courtesy call on the Adeboruwa of igbogbo, His Royal Majesty, Oba Semiudeen kasali and his chiefs at the Adeboruwa palace, Igbogbo, where the royal father was presented with…

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Photos: LASPOTECH Supports Fight Against COVID – 19 With Innovations

Kunle Adelabu The Lagos State Polytechnic, one of the foremost institution of technology in Nigeria, has developed four important equipment to help fight against the ravaging novel Coronavirus pandemic. The machines were presented to selected pressmen at the Ikorodu main campus of  the institution on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at the Department of Mechanical Engineering. The Rector of the institution, Mr Samuel Olayinka Sogunro, conducted the pressmen round the four machines. The machines are Sensor Control Hand Washing Machine, Mechanical Ventilator, Foot Pedal Hand Washing Machine and Human Disinfection/Sanitizing Booth.…

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Photo News: Ongoing Rehabilitation Of Aga/Gbasemo Road By LASG

Wale Jagun Rehabilitation of another dilapidated road, Aga/Gbasemo road is currently ongoing by the Lagos State Government through the Lagos State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC). Work started on the road last week after being left in a state of total collapse in the last four years unattended to. When our reporter visited on Monday, May 4, 2020, LSPWC has covered the surface of the road from the Aga junction to Olomeje Mosque axis with asphalt.  The road connects the Ikorodu Ikorodu Local Government with Ikorodu West and Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council…

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Photos: Quiet Easter Celebration In Ikorodu Due To CONVID -19 Lockdown

Kunle Adelabu It was quiet Easter Sunday in Ikorodu today as most Churches did not observe the celebration due to lockdown order by the government in an attempt to prevent the spread of the ravaging CONVID – 19. At the Methodist Church of Nigeria, Patriarch Bolaji Johnson Cathedral at Ita-Elewa in Ikorodu, where a special service was held to record for online viewing of the Church members, it was scanty auditorium when our reporter visited.

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Photo News: Coronavirus: Councils In Ikorodu Deserted

Kunle Adelabu Local Government secretariats in Ikorodu Division are totally deserted as people stayed at home as precautionary measure against the deadly Coronavirus that is ravaging the country. Or reporter visited Ikorodu Local Government and Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) on Tuesday to see ghost towns. We also gathered  that Ikorodu West, Ikorodu North, Ijede and Imota LCDAs are also deserted as workers stayed at home for fear of the disease.

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Photo News: Veteran Journalist, Pa Owolabi Buried In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu The remains of Pa Olatunji Owolabi, the veteran broadcaster who worked with the Radio Lagos/Eko FM for many years and also engaged on contract after retirement was today committed to mother earth. He was buried at the Ojokoro cemetery on Saturday, March 21, 2020 after the burial service at his residence, 17, Idiat Sanda Street, Aga, Ikorodu. At the burial service were late Pa Owolabi’s widow, children, family members and friends. The Service of Songs and Christian Wake-Keep held on Friday also at his residence was very well…

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