Senator Abiru Innovation Lab Opens Application For Teachers Fellowship

Wale Jagun The Senator Abiru Innovation Lab (SAIL) has opened registration for teachers, in both public and private schools, across the Lagos East Senatorial District to apply for the Lagos East Teachers Fellowship (Cohort 2). SAIL Fellowship Programme was designed to equip educators with new skills that would lead to better learning outcomes. In a statement by the Senator’s media aide, Mr Enitan Olukotun, it is also said that the programme is for teachers who are interested in inquiry-based learning, and want to use technology in their classrooms to the…

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SMEDAN Trains 200 Beneficiaries Of Grants Facilitated By Senator Tokunbo Abiru

Jare Babatunde The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has organized a capacity training for 200 prospective beneficiaries of Conditional Grant Scheme (CGS) facilitated by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Industries and the Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District, Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA. The workshop titled, ’Entrepreneurship Development Training For Beneficiaries of Conditional Grant Scheme (CGS) Programmes’, commenced yesterday in Ikorodu and Epe Local Government Areas respectively. In a statement on Thursday by Special Adviser to Senator (Media and Publicity), Mr Enitan Olukotun, he said that…

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Jimi Benson Distributes Solar Power System To Over 2000 Vulnerable Residents

Kunle Adelabu Over 2000 residents would benefit from the solar power systems being distributed by the  Representative of the Ikorodu Federal Constituency, Rep Babajimi Adegoke Benson. The solar light would be benefitted by old and senior citizens in Ikorodu who cannot afford to pay for electricity, as the gesture would enable them to have access to alternative power sources. Beneficiaries of the solar package were sourced from political, religious and traditional groups among others, while some were picked through notable social media platforms. The exercise, according to iCare foundation, the…

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One Year In Office: Councillor Oluwakemi Buraimoh Gives Account Of Stewardship

Dear Constituents, Today marks a year I was officially sworn in to represent your interest of SHAOLAFUN/AGBELE (ward F) at our dear Local Government. The journey so far, though, has been  challenging but with your support and prayers, has being nothing short of awesomeness and a learning process. In my usual way of being accountable to you all, I have put together some of the many things I have achieved with your help in one year and still counting on your support always. EDUCATION – I facilitated 4 bursary forms…

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Rep. Babajimi Benson Inspect Completed, Ongoing Projects Across Ikorodu Federal Constituency

Kunle Adelabu The lawmaker representing Ikorodu Federal Constituency, Rep. Babajimi Adegoke Benson, has toured some of the projects he attracted to his constituency. Rep. Benson and his team inspected projects in 4 councils out of the six in his constituency – Ikorodu Local Government, Ikorodu North Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Imota LCDA and Ijede LCDA on Saturday, July 23, 2022. The inspection tour, which commenced from Oshin Ladega Street (Agbala) went through Amudat Jokomba, Olokunola, Oladunjoye Oriola, (better food) in Ikorodu North LCDA. The network of roads link Oguntuga,…

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Senate Conducts Public Hearing On Bills To Amend Federal High Court Act, Franchise Regulation Bill, Five Others

Kunle Adelabu Two bills sponsored by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Industries and the Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District, Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA, were part of the seven Bills considered by the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters during a public hearing Wednesday (yesterday). The two Bills considered by the Sen. Opeyemi Bamidele (APC, Ekiti State) led Senate Committee: High Court Act (Amendment) Bill, 2021, and The Franchise Regulation Bill, 2022, were among the seven bills presented to stakeholders at the hearing. The President of…

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Industrial Training Act Must Reflect Current Realities – Sen. Abiru

Kunle Adelabu The Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District and the Chairman, Senate Committee on Industries, Sen. Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA, has stated that there is need for the Industrial Training Fund Act and Related Matters to be in tune with the realities of today’s industrial and allied matters. Abiru made the statement on Tuesday when he chaired the public hearing on a bill for an Act to amend the Industrial Training Fund Act and related Matters (SB. 608) at the Senate New Building, National Assembly Complex, Abuja. The former…

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Senator Tokunbo Abiru Empowers 1, 250 Market Women With Grants Worth N62.5M

Wale Jagun -Supports rural farmers ; commissions stadium, market-His programmes has been life-changing – Gov. Sanwo – Olu The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, has described projects and empowerments by the Senator representing the Lagos East Senatorial District, Sen. Mikhail Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA, in the last 18 months that he had assumed office, as life changing. Residents of the ancient town of Epe and others from Councils under the Lagos East, defied the torrential rains on Thursday, June 30, 2022, to welcome the Senator and Governor,…

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Lagos Majority Leader, INEC Charge Residents On PVC Registration, Collection

Kunle Adelabu -Only 640, 774 registered voters in Lagos – INEC With the low turnout in the number of registration for the Permanent Voters’ Card (PVC) in Lagos State, the Majority Leader, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade, has appealed to residents of the State that are yet to register to do so in good time. The fourth term state lawmaker also charged those that had registered but yet to collect their PVCs to also ensure that they go to the INEC office to for collection. Hon. Agunbiade, who is also the Chairman,…

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Rep. Benson’s Bill On Discrimination Against Persons With Disabilities Passes Second Reading

Kunle Adelabu The House of Representatives has passed for the second time, Bill seeking to amend the Discrimination against Persons with Disability (Prohibition) Act, 2018 for upward review of retirement age of persons with disability. Hon. Babajimi Benson (APC, Lagos) sponsored the amendment legislation titled, “Discrimination Against Persons with Disability Prohibition (Amendment) Bill, 2022”. The representative of the Ikorodu Federal Constituency who is the Chairman, House Committee on Defense, announcing the development on his social media handles Thursday night, said: “The bill I sponsored for the upward review of age…

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