Joy, Commendations As Rep Babajimi Benson Flags – Off Construction of Link Roads In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu Few weeks after the commissioning of the Igbe – Oreyo road in Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area which he facilitated its construction, the representative of the Ikorodu Federal Constituency, Rep. Babajimi Benson, on Saturday, April 10, 2021, flagged – off the construction of a link road at Shams –el – Deen/Ayangbure International market, popularly known as Sabo market, in Ikorodu, Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria. The road, when completed, will link Ayanbadejo, Ajoke Oduyebo, Nike Olubodu and Kas Avenue to Adeniran Ogunsanya and Sabo – Itamaga…

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Youth Employment, Community Engagement Will Tackle Insecurity – Hon. Solaja

Kunle Adelabu The Chairman of the Lagos State House of Assembly Committee on Public Accounts (State), Hon. Nurudeen Saka Solaja, has said that adequate engagement of youths and communities will address the issue of insecurity. He also said that the Lagos State Government is up to the task in effectively tackling the security situation in the state, especially in Ikorodu Division. The two – term lawmaker spoke with THE IMPACT during the week on different issues relating to Ikorodu Division which he is representing its Constituency II in the Lagos…

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Senator Tokunbo Abiru Supports Over 2000 Constituents, Launches COVID-19 Relief Financial Assistance

Kunle Adelabu & Mariam Akinloye -Plans to impact PHC, schools, vocational centres Over 2000 constituents of the Lagos East Senatorial District have received financial support as Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA, formally launched one of his electoral promises – COVID-19 Relief Financial Assistance for people in his District. At the launch, which was held at the Senator’s Constituency Office, 68, TOS Benson Road, Opposite Abattoir, Ikorodu, on Thursday, April 1, 2021, Chieftains of the All Progressives Congress and Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC), Honourable members in Federal House of Representatives and…

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Lagos Supports 103 Graduands Of Hon. Benson, NAFRC’s Agric Training With Farm Lands

Kunle Adelabu The 103 constituents of Ikorodu that just graduated from the agricultural training facilitated by the Chairman, House Committee on Defense, Rep. Babajimi Benson, will be allocated a plot each by the Ministry of Agriculture. The Commissioner for Agriculture, Lagos State, Ms. Bisola Ruth Olusanya,  represented the Governor at the graduation ceremony held at the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC), Oshodi,  on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Hon. Benson facilitated the two – week agricultural training in Crop Production and Animal Husbandry (Poultry/Snail Production/Piggery/Cattle and Goat Breeding) in conjunction…

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Rep. Benson Facilitates Food Production Training For Ikorodu Residents

Kunle Adelabu In his efforts to promote food security in his constituency, the representative of the Ikorodu Federal Constituency, Rep. Babajimi Adegoke Benson, has facilitated a 2 – week food production training for his constituents. The two – term lawmaker who has been organising monthly foodbank programmes, is organising the training in conjunction with the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC). 100 qualified applicants will be picked from the submitted applications to participate in the training which will hold between March 16th, 2021 to 29th of March, 2021. According to…

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Lagos Majority Leader Led – Legislative Reform Committee Monitors Harmonised Rules Compliance In Southwest

Wale Jagun The South West Legislative Reform Implementation Committee (SLRIC) led by the Lagos Majority Leader, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade, has embarked on tour of the six – Southwest State Houses of Assembly to monitor the compliance level of the harmonized rules and standing orders. As part of the efforts to restructure the Houses of Assembly for better performance and good governance, the Speakers in the Southwestern part of the country inaugurated the SLRIC to harmonise legislative rules in the region for uniformity. According to the release signed by the SLRIC…

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Lagos Assembly Reconstitutes House Committees

Wale Jagun The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. (Dr) Mudashiru Obasa, on Monday announced the chairmen of the reconstituted 38 standing committees of the House. The Speaker urged the new chairmen to act in ways to make the House truly seen as carrying out its oversight functions in the best interests of the people. The following are the newly constituted committees and their chairmen: 1. Sanai Agunbiade – Business Rules and Standing Order 2. Mojisola Meranda – Ethics, Protocols and Privileges 3. Sarajudeen Tijani –…

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Lagos Lawmakers Renew Call For State Police

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, on Tuesday re-emphasized the need for the establishment of state police in the country. His call, which was made on the floor of the House through a motion, was unanimously supported by the lawmakers present at the sitting. Obasa said it was encouraging seeing that a former president and other former top government officials of the nation had joined in the call for state police. The Speaker said the country should be seen as practicing true federalism…

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Lagos Assembly Stipulates 21 Years Imprisonment For Cultists

The Lagos House of Assembly, late Monday (yesterday), passed into law a bill banning the activities of cultists and related illegal societies across the state. In the new law, anyone found guilty of cultism activities will get 21-year imprisonment while a 15-year jail term is stipulated for anyone convicted of abetting cultists or who allows his premises to be used by cultists as a meeting place. The law titled: ‘A law to provide for the prohibition of unlawful societies and cultism in Lagos state and for other connected purposes’, states…

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Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA Chairman Presents Over N2b Proposed Budget For Legislators’ Approval

Kunle Adelabu The Chairman of Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area, Builder Sesan Daini, on Thursday (yesterday) presented the sum of N2, 210, 631, 993. 81, to the Council’s Legislative Arm, as the proposed budget for 2021, for approval. At the presentation of the budget tagged, ‘Budget of Resounding Expectations and Sustainable Goals”, the Chairman urged the honourable members of the House to pass the proposed budget which he said is meant to care for the people’s aspirations as presented to the House. He said that the proposed budget took into…

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