We Have Provided Food Support For Over 30, 000 Households In 5 Years – Rep. Benson

Kunle Adelabu The representative of the Ikorodu Federal Constituency and Chairman of the House Committee on Defense, Rep. Babajimi Adegoke Benson has revealed that his iCare Foundation’s Foodbank scheme has provided food support for over 30, 000 households since inception. He made the statement to commemorate the 5th anniversary of the laudable food programme which has impacted on the people of the lkorodu division. At the special edition of the monthly programme held on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at the lawmaker’s Constituency Office located along the Ipakodo-Igbogbo road, about 1000…

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Maiden Senator Abiru Bursary Award: Beneficiaries, Govt Functionaries, Others Commend Educational Support Initiative

Kunle Adelabu 600 students across the Lagos East Senatorial District were, on Thursday, October 14, 2021, presented with N50, 000 each as bursary award by the Senator representing the Lagos East Senatorial District, Sen. Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru. The gesture of the former bank executive turned Senator was applauded by the beneficiaries, government functionaries and other guests at the presentation ceremony held at the School of Agriculture auditorium, Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Ikorodu main campus. In his address at the event, Abiru said that the bursary award was designed to support…

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Proposed Copyright Law Will Protect Intellectual Property Against Exploitation, Says Senator Abiru

Jare Babatunde  The Senator representing the Lagos East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA, has said that there is need for a new law that will protect intellectual property of Nigerians in film, book and works from other creative sectors against exploitation. Senator Abiru made the assertion in Abuja on Tuesday (yesterday) at a one-day Public Hearing on the two bills, “The Bill For An Act To Repeal The Copyright Act CAP C28 LFN 2004” and re-enact “The Copyright Act 2021 And Other Connected Matters…

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House of Reps Charges National Health Agency To Complete Abandoned Igbogbo FMC

Kunle Adelabu  Following a motion moved by the Chairman, House Committee on Defense and the representative of the Ikorodu Federal Constituency, Rep. Babajimi Adegoke Benson, concerning the abandoned Federal Medical Centre, Igbogbo (FMC), the House of Representatives has directed the National Primary Health Care Development Agency to include the funding for the completion of  the project in the 2022 budget estimate. The House also urged its Committee on Appropriation to make fund available for the medical centre completion and, also, mandated the House Committee on Legislative Compliance to ensure the…

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1, 079 Lagos East Constituents Get September COVID – 19 Financial Support From Sen. Abiru

Kunle Adelabu  Beneficiaries across the 98 Wards in the Lagos East Senatorial District have been given their financial support for the month of September by Senator Tokunbo Abiru, the Senator representing the District in the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja. The support, tagged, ‘Senator Tokunbo Abiru COVID-19 Financial Relief’, has been on since January this year with 1, 079 beneficiaries receiving N5000 monthly. According to a statement today by Mr Enitan Olukotun, the Special Adviser to the Senator on Media & Publicity, he said that beneficiaries from…

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Assembly Reviewing Landgrabbing Law To Be More Effective – Lagos Majority Leader

Kunle Adelabu The Majority Leader of the Lagos State House of Assembly and representative of the Ikorodu Constituency I, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade has stated that the legislative arm, in its efforts to make the Lagos State Property Protection Law of 2016, otherwise known as Landgrabbing law, more effective, would embark on a review exercise. He said that the law will be reviewed to make the State’s Special Taskforce on Land Grabbers more effective and responsive to land matters. “The law on land grabbing is under review and what we intend…

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Budget Deficit: Senator Tokunbo Abiru Tasks Govt Agencies On Maximizing Capacity For Revenue Generation

Wale Jagun The Senator representing the Lagos East Senatorial District, Distinguished Senator Mikhail Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA, has tasked major revenue earning agencies of government on improving capacity for revenue generation. He gave the charge during the debate on the 2022 -2024 Medium Term Expenditure and Fiscal Strategy Paper on the floor of the Senate. The former Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer and former Lagos State Commissioner for Finance, argued that one of the sustainable ways of reducing the huge budget deficit of the nation is for the agencies to improve there…

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Hon. Agunbiade, Solaja Give Account Of Bills, Motions Passed By 9th Lagos Assembly

Kunle Adelabu The Majority Leader of the Lagos State House of Assembly and the representative of the Ikorodu Constituency I, Hon. Sanai Bolanle Agunbiade and his Constituency II counterpart, Hon. Niurudeen Saka Solaja, have revealed the performances of the 9th Legislative Assembly since June 7th, 2019 when it was inaugurated till date. While addressing their constituents during the 7th Constituency Stakeholders’ Meeting held in their respective constituencies, the two representatives gave the account of the Assembly's bills, resolutions and projects executed. The Ikorodu Constituency I venue for the constituency stakeholders'…

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2021 Int’l Youth Day: Abiru Celebrates Resourcefulness, Creativity Of Young Nigerians

Wale Jagun The Senator representing the Lagos East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA, celebrated the resourcefulness and creativity of Nigerian youth in his speech in commemoration of the 2021 International Youth Day. This year’s celebration of the international youth day is themed, “Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health” In a release on Thursday (today) and signed by Mr Enitan Olukotun, the Senator’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Abiru reiterated the urgent need for young people to be at the…

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Sen. Abiru New Blocks Of Classrooms At Aga Pry School Nearing Completion

Kunle Adelabu -500 students to benefit from his bursary award soon Contractor handling the construction of the massive blocks of classrooms at the Aga Primary School, Aga, in Ikorodu Local Government, facilitated by the Senator representing the Lagos East Senatorial District, Sen. Tokunbo Abiru, is doing everything to deliver the project on schedule time. The construction of the 4 blocks of 24 Classrooms with toilets is a project scheduled for completion within a month. The contract, being handled by the Office of the Senior Special Assistant Sustainable Development Goal (SDGS),…

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