Gov. Sanwo-Olu’s One Year In Office: Ikorodu Residents Charge Administration To Do More On Road, Security, Others

Kunle Adelabu Residents of Ikorodu Division have called on the Lagos State Government to ensure that more roads are fixed across the six Local Government and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the division. They also requested that Gov. Bababjide Sanwo-Olu should ensure that inner roads are given attentions while also commending his government’s efforts so far in renewing the infrastructure and other aspects of the councils across the Ikorodu division. They spoke on THE IMPACT WhatsApp platform during a discourse on the performance of the Governor Sanwo-Olu’s administration in…

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Community Policing: Lagos Inaugurates Committees To Tackle Insecurity

Lagos State has taken an audacious step towards improving security in all communities across the State, with the inauguration of State Community Policing Advisory Committee (SCPAC) and its operations arm, State Community Policing Committee (SCPC). Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, inaugurated members of the two committees at a ceremony held at the State House in Alausa, pointing out that the event marked a turning point in the Government’s deliberate effort to re-strategise and rethink the security architecture using Community Policing Initiative as proposed by the Inspector General of Police (IGP),…

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Lagos Receives 1,000 Land Grabbing Petitions In One Year

The Lagos State Government has revealed that it has received a total of 1,000 petitions relating to forceful take-over of landed property in the State, through the Special Task Force Against Land Grabbers, out of which 350 were successfully resolved in the last one year. Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), who said this at the Ministerial Press Briefing held at JJT Park, Alausa, Ikeja to commemorate Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s first anniversary in office, said deliberate efforts were made by government to strengthen the Taskforce to…

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LASG Renews Pledge To Fix Defective Structures In Public Schools

Amidst the COVID-19 scourge ravaging the world and consequently affecting every sphere of human lives including the education sector, the Lagos State Government has renewed its commitment to addressing the decay in public schools infrastructure by directing all contractors to return to the sites. The Chairman of the Special Committee on Rehabilitation of Public Schools, Mr. Hakeem Smith, disclosed this at a strategic meeting with the technical team, stressing that all the contractors on public school projects must quickly commence work in order to deliver within an appreciable time frame.…

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Lagos Sets To Enumerate Vulnerable Residents In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu A process to identify vulnerable and less privilege for the purpose of creating a reliable data for social intervention for residents in Ikorodu has commenced. The six- man committee of the Ikorodu Local Government Operation Coordinating Unit, headed by Mr Balogun Jelili Sesan , a Level14 officer in the Agriculture  Department in the council, is expected to begin the exercise this week. THE IMPACT gathered that the exercise will officially kick-off at Poro – Ojugbo, Ward G, Ikorodu Local Government on Saturday, June 6, 2020. The State Coordinating…

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Lagos Begins Health Insurance Scheme For Workforce

The Lagos State Government, in its commitment towards ensuring that all its workforce have access to good, quality and affordable healthcare, has commenced the Lagos State Health Scheme (LSHS) for its employees with effect from 1st June, 2020. Acting General Manager, Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA), Dr. Emmanuella Zamba, who made this known at Alausa, Ikeja, said that with the take-off of the Lagos State Health Scheme for the Staff, Public Servants would have access to medical care in any of their chosen facilities among over 200 hospitals under…

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Sanwo-Olu’s One Year ln Office: APC, PDP Disagree Over Governor’s Performance

Kunle Adelabu The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ikorodu Local Government has rated the performance of Gov. Babajide Sanwo – Olu’s administration in the last one year very low. But in a swift response, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) countered the opposition party’s rating by stating that the government has performed very well and rated it 70%. The PDP’s position was made known by its Publicity Secretary in Ikorodu, Mr Femi Adinlewa, while responding to a call by THE IMPACT on it’s WhatsApp platform on the request …

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Imota Rice Mill 80% Completed – LASG

Lagos State Government has said that the multi-billion Naira, 32 Metric-Ton-per hour Rice Mill at Imota will be delivered on or before the end of this year. The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, disclosed this recently at the 2020 Ministerial Press Briefing organised to commemorate the one year anniversary of the State Government. He explained that the Rice Mill has attained 80% completion level compared to 35% when the administration came in May last year. The Commissioner explained that the Mill, when operational, would ensure a steady supply…

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Lagos Set To Reopen Economy, Commences Register-To-Open Initiative

The Director-General, Lagos State Safety Commission, Mr. Lanre Mojola has disclosed that the Commission is set to begin the Register-To-Open initiative of the State Government. Mojola declared that in line with the directives of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the guidelines towards reopening of the economy, especially Religious and Social centres have been developed and consultations are ongoing with all Stakeholders in partnership with the Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture. In a statement on Sunday, he noted that upon registration, a verification process will be carried…

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LASPOTECH Invents Ventilator, Human Disinfection, Other Machines To Fight COVID – 19

Kunle Adelabu The Lagos State Polytechnic, one of the foremost institution of technology in Nigeria, has developed four important equipment to help in fighting against the ravaging novel Coronavirus pandemic. Immediate past Rector of the school, Mr Samuel Olayinka Sogunro, while leading pressmen to inspect the machines, stated that the inventions, which are the initiative of the Mechanical Department of the institution, are the school’s contributions to the collective fight against CVD – 19 pandemic. The invented machines – Sensor Control Hand Washing Machine, Mechanical Ventilator, Foot Pedal Hand Washing…

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