Lagos Discharges 31 Nigerians, 6 foreigners COVID – 19 Patients

Kunle Adelabu Thirty – seven coronavirus patients were on Sunday discharged from six isolation centres after full recovery. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu said in a statement that the patients, including 31 Nigerians and six foreigners, were discharged after testing negative twice for the virus. “Today, 37 #COVID19Lagos patients; 15 females and 22 males including 6 foreign nationals were discharged from our Isolation facilities to reunite with the society” he said. “The patients; 8 from Agidingbi; 7 from Onikan; 7 from Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba; 1 from Gbagada, 2 from First…

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Vanguard Group Berths In Igbogbo, Sets For Active Political Engagements

Kunle Adelabu A group of young men and women in Igbogbo community area of Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Ikorodu Division, Lagos, Southwest, Nigeria, has resolved to be politically active by mobilizing residents to participate in politics. The new group, called Vanguard Group, which is a political movement formed recently with over 300 members, is set to launch its activities soon with the primary aims of mobilising and ensuring good governance and community development. Mr Faniyi Olaiga Tolulope, Chairman of the group, speaking with THE IMPACT, said that…

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Igbogbo Youths Want LASG To Pay Demolition Compensation

Kunle Adelabu -Say construction ‘terribly’ slow, appeal to govt. for speedy work  Youths in Igbogbo have made a passionate appeal to the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, to pay residents of Igbogbo whose houses were demolished about three years ago. The leadership of the Igbogbo Youths Coalition (IYC) and Vanguard Group made this appeal during a chat with THE IMPACT in Igbogbo. The youth groups also called for speedy work by the construction company handling the reconstruction of Ipakodo – Igbogbo – Igbe – Gintin road.…

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Lagos Worship Centres Reopen August 7

Kunle Adelabu The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday directed worship centres to reopen with 50 per cent of their maximum capacity effective from August 7, 2020. Worship centres had been shut in the State since March as part of measures to curtail the spread of the COVID – 19 pandemic that has been ravaging the world. Sanwo – Olu, announcing the reopening of worship centers at a briefing, said that the State after carefully reviewed the situation decided on “some important decisions in line with the…

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COVID – 19: LASG Decontaminates Public Schools Ahead Of Partial Resumption

Wale Jagun Ahead of the partial resumption by terminal students, the Lagos State Government has intensified the periodic fumigation/decontamination of all public secondary schools. In a release on Saturday by the Permanent Secretary, Office of Environmental Services, Mrs. Aderonke Odeneye, it was stated that majority of the public secondary schools in the six educational districts have been reached. While adding that the exercise was part of the resumption protocol/guidelines for the secondary schools in the State, Odeneye emphasised that Lagos has continued to adopt measures to ensure that the spread…

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Sanwo – Olu, Wife Celebrate Eid-El-Kabir with Patients, Health Workers

Kunle Adelabu Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his wife, Ibijoke, on Friday visited the Lagos Island Maternity Hospital, Broad Street and some other hospitals in different parts of the State, to celebrate Eid-el-Kabir with in-patients and health practitioners. The Governor and his wife while at the various hospitals chatted with the patients and the medical personnel, cheering them up, encouraging them and also prayed for their recovery. A release by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Gbenga Akosile stated that the unscheduled visits to the Lagos…

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Sanwo-Olu Commissions ‘First Indigenous’ Medical Face Mask Factory In Lagos

Wale Jagun Gov. Babajide Sanwo – Olu on Thursday, July 30, 2020, opened O – Care Medical Face Mask factory in Lagos. The factory which is a subsidiary of Transgreen Nigeria Limited, a local manufacturer of medical equipment, such as respirator, ventilator, hand gloves and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), is situated in Odofin Park Estate, Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of the State, The O-Care face mask is said to be the first certified medical face mask locally produced in Nigeria in line with World Health Organisation (WHO) standards. Sanwo…

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Lagos Unveils Smart Meter Initiative

Wale Jagun The Lagos State Government has unveiled an initiative tagged, “The Lagos Smart Meter Hackathon 2020”, in furtherance of ongoing efforts to address the metering gap in the State and entre country. The initiative was unveiled by Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the Minister of State for Power, Mr Goddy Jedy-Agba, in collaboration with Eko Innovation Centre via a virtual press conference held on Thursday, July 30, 2020. In a statement released, the Lagos State Government said that it will leverage the availability of bright local…

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Eid – el – Kabir: Team Jandor Felicitates with Muslims, Urges Modest Celebration

Wale Jagun The Lead Visioner of TEAM JANDOR, Mr. Abdul – Azeez Olajide Adediran, has felicitated with Muslim faithful in the state and across the country on the celebration of this year’s Eid-el-Kabir. He charged them to embrace peace, love and unity of purpose with their counterparts in creating a better future in the spirit of this velebration. In a statement on Thursday signed by the spokesperson of the group, Mr. Afolabi Osanyinpeju, he said the celebration is an opportunity to reflect on the sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim whose courage,…

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SS3, TEC3 Students In Lagos To Resume August 3 – Education Commissioner

Wale Jagun The Lagos State Government has directed all the Senior School 3 (SS3) and Technical Study Three (TEC3), students in both day and boarding schools in the state to resume on Monday, August 3, 2020. The directive was in line with the Federal Government’s pronouncement, directing students in exit classes across the country to resume on Tuesday, 4th of August, 2020 for revision classes ahead of their forthcoming examinations. The Honourable Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, who disclosed this on Tuesday in Alausa, Ikeja, stated that this is…

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