Existing Divisions In Lagos Do Not Want Any Distortion – Asiwaju Basorun, First Lagos SSG

Kunle Adelabu A prominent member of the Governance Advisory Council and the first Secretary to the Lagos State Government, Asiwaju Olorunfunmi Reuben Basorun, has said that people in the existing five divisions that formed Lagos State are satisfied with the structure and do not want any distortion in their arrangement. Bashorun, who is also a key chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), made this statement following the rejection of the proposed bill by the Lagos State House of Assembly to review the existing five divisions that made up the…

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Hon. Abike Commends People For Revalidating, Registering As APC Members

Kunle Adelabu The Chairman of  the Nigeria Diaspora Commission (NiD – COM), Hon. Abike Dabiri – Erewa, has commended people for understanding the need for the ongoing revalidation and registration exercise of the All Progressives Congress (APC). She also expressed her happiness for successfully revalidating her own membership of the party while speaking with THE IMPACT on Thursday (today) at the Home Economic Centre in Ikorodu where she took part in the exercise. Hon. Abike revalidated her party’s membership with her husband, Mr Erewa. “It is simple and straight forward.…

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Asiwaju Basorun Charges Lagos Govt On Igbogbo Stadium

Kunle Adelabu -First match at the stadium witnessed by late Gov. Jakande played 38 years ago It was exactly 38 years on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, when the first match was played at the Igbogbo Township Stadium which was watched by the first Executive Governor of Lagos State, late Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande. The stadium, which was acquired by the Lagos State Government when late Prince Ademola Adeniji – Adele was the Commissioner for Sports in the state, is so dear to the heart of a prominent member of the…

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Residents Charge Sen. Abiru, Hon. Benson On Abandoned Federal Medical Centre In Igbogbo

Kunle Adelabu For about thirteen years, the construction of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) in Igbogbo has been abandoned and there seems to be no effort to complete it. Many stakeholders and residents that spoke with THE IMPACT were of the view that the facility would have been a good addition to what they now have on ground in Igbogbo and reduce pressure on the General Hospital in Ikorodu. The medical facility, THE IMPACT gathered, was facilitated by Senator (Otunba) Adeseye Ogunlewe, former Minister of Works and a former Chieftain…

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We Are Doing The Needful To Ensure Our Division Is Properly Enumerated – Oba Kasali

Kunle Adelabu The Adeboruwa of lgbogbo, Oba Semiudeen Orimadegun Kasali, has stated that the traditional institutions in lkorodu division are working with the councils in ensuring that necessary things are put in place for proper Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) in the division. Oba Kasali, while speaking with THE IMPACT after the weekly meeting at the Adeboruwa palace, also charged the Lagos State House of Assembly to be guided by history and wise counsel in reviewing the State’s five divisional structure which has generated so much controversies. He assured the officials…

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Census: Ikorodu Assures NPC Officials Of Adequate Support For Successful Area Demarcation

Kunle Adelabu In preparation for the national population census coming up later in the year, major stakeholders in Ikorodu Division have assured the officials of the National Population Commission (NPC) of the division’s support as the body commenced the Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) of the division. The exercise, which began on Monday (yesterday), will last for a month across the Ikorodu LG and five Local Council Development Areas LCSAs) in the division. Traditional rulers, elected officials and Council Chairmen assured the NPC officials that the EAD exercise, which is in…

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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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45 BRT Passengers Escape Death As Bus Catches Fire

Wale Jagun No fewer than 45 residents of Ikorodu were saved today (Monday) as a BRT bus conveying them from Ikorodu to Lagos Island caught fire near Anthony bus stop along  Ikorodu Road. THE IMPACT gathered that many of the passengers sustained injuries while scrambling to exit the burning bus. It was gathered that the burnt bus was the one sent to convey passengers to TBS Terminal on Lagos Island after the one that they originally boarded from the BRT terminal in Ikorodu broke down around Owode. We gathered that…

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Ikorodu Football Family Loses Financier, Destiny FC Owner, Otunba Debo Ogunade

Kunle Adelabu Football family in Ikorodu on Sunday (yesterday) lost another pillar and financier, Otunba Adebowale Ogunade, popularly called ‘Big Debo’. He was the owner and sole financier of the Destiny Boys Football Club of Ikorodu. The Otunba of Okun – Owa in Ijebu was a football financier, club owner, footballer, socialite and a philanthropist of note. The Chairman of the Ikorodu Football Divisional Association (IDFA), Alhaji Luqman Shonibare, confirmed the death to THE IMPACT today. Shonibare described the death of Otunba Ogunade as a great loss to the football…

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Sanwo – Olu Visits Jakande’s Family, Receives Notes Late Gov Left For Him

Wale Jagun Three days after the passing of Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande, the late first Civilian Governor of Lagos State literally came back alive, as his widow and other family members shared memories of his last moments and his unfulfilled goals with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Sanwo-Olu led a delegation of top Government functionaries in the State to the Fidau (Islamic funeral prayer) held for the late Jakande at his Ilupeju residence on Sunday, during which the Governor personally conveyed his condolences to the deceased’s immediate and extended family members. The…

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