Alhaja Abiodun Ogunniyi: An Exceptional Woman, Educationist Retires After Excellent Career

Kunle Adelabu It is indeed a glorious end to an illustrious and remarkable career for Alhaja Abiodun Serifat Ogunniyi who has drawn the curtain on her civil service career after 35 years of meritorious service in the education sector of the Lagos State.  Alhaja Ogunniyi, an award winning school administrator of reputable standing, is retired on Monday, September 28, 2020 as the Principal, Oriwu Senior Model College, Ikorodu, the premier College in Ikorodu which is currently the best secondary school in Lagos State and also won loads of laurels, honours…

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How Alhaja Ogunniyi Impacted My Legislative, Broadcast Careers – Hon. Abike Dabiri – Erewa

Kunle Adelabu The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, (NIDCOM) and former three – term Federal lawmaker who represented the Ikorodu Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives of the National Assembly in Abuja, Hon. Abike Dabiri – Erewa, has penned a sterling tribute to commend the retiring School administrator and outstanding educationist, Alhaja Abiodun Ogunniyi.  Hon. Abike, who was a former seasoned broadcaster with the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) before joining politics, in the tribute which was sent to THE IMPACT, recalled how Alhaja Oguniyi, the outgoing…

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I know That I’ll Come Back To Public Service – Tokunbo Abiru

Kunle Adelabu The Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the forthcoming Lagos East bye-election, Mr Adetokunbo Mukhail Abiru, has stated that he focused on his career in the private sector because he always knew that he would return to public service.  Abiru, the banker turned politician, stated this while recalling his sojourn in the banking sector in the last 32 years where he rose from the lower cadre to the peak and also made mark for himself as an astute professional and seasoned administrator. The Ikorodu –…

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Sunmi Odesanya: A Parliamentarian Desirous of Using His Experience For Lagos East, Nigeria.

Kunle Adelabu Although, Hon. Olanrewaju lsmail (Sunmi) Odesanya spent just one full term as the Representative of the Ikorodu Constituency I at the Lagos State House of Assembly between 2003 and 2007, and did not earn a return ticket due to political dynamism, but his constituents and members of the 6th Assembly still remember the superb legislative performances of the youthful, energetic and sound lawmaker with great oratory prowess on the floor of the Assembly. The trained lawyer, who also had a stint with the Nigeria institute of Journalism (NIJ),…

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COVID – 19 Restriction Was For The Good of The People and I Want To Enjoin Them To Continue To Abide By Stipulated Measures – Sheikh Oshoala

His Eminence, Sheikh Yahya Olorunosebi Oshoala Ajagbemokeferi (As – Samadani), is the Chief Imam of Oriwu Central Mosque, Ikorodu Division. He was a teacher, sports administrator and a community developer. Oshoala, who leads a large congregation of Muslim faithful in Ikorodu and beyond, is well vast in Islamic knowledge. He spoke with Kunle Adelabu, the Founder/Reporter – in – Chief, THE IMPACT Newspaper, at his Itunmoja home on the reopening of places of worship, readiness of his congregation to return to mosque, performances of local council in the last three…

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We Need To Make Lagos East ‘Goose That Lays The Golden Eggs’ For State, Nigeria – Prince Rotimi Ogunleye

Kunle Adelabu A former Commissioner in the State and Lagos East Senatorial aspirant, Prince Rotimi Ogunleye, has revealed that his major focus as a Senator would be to bring attention to the economic potentials in the state and develop it. Prince Ogunleye, a lawyer who for many years was the Business Editor of the Daily Times Nigeria and Editor of the Business Times, is vying for the vacant seat of Lagos East at the National Assembly in the yet to be announced bye – election on the platform of the…

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Prince Rotimi Ogunleye, A Journalist, Lawyer, Politician Who Wants To Be A Senator

Kunle Adelabu If Senatorial contest is by rich resume and academic qualifications, then the Ikorodu – born Prince, journalist, editor, legal practitioner and former Commissioner, Prince Rotimi Ogunleye, should simply be the best choice of his party and electorates but political contest in Nigeria is much more than that. He declared his Senatorial aspiration about two weeks ago submitted his  letter of expression to the party in Ikorodu. It has since been making consultations with stakeholders and on that premises, made his aspiration public recently on THE IMPACT WhatsApp platform…

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Ikorodu Will Have ‘No Peace’ Until There Is Another Carriage Way In And Out of It – Otunba Elesho, former Commissioner

Sir (Otunba) Ayodele Oluwole Elesho, is the Agbaakin  and Otunba of Ikorodu Kingdom and by that virtue, he’s a chieftain of the inner circle of the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, overseeing many portfolios among which include  the information management and publicity of the palace.  He was a former Commissioner for Information, Culture & Sports in Lagos State and also served as a State Labour leader at a very critical moment in the history of labour union in the state and country at large. As a religious man, Sir Elesho is a…

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Asiwaju Basorun Engages Ikorodu Youths On Leaders’ Efforts In Advancing Ikorodu Division’s Development

Kunle Adelabu -Calls for unity among leaders In his usual accessible and always ready to listen manner, Asiwaju Olorunfunmi Basorun, a member of the Governor’s Advisory Council and the first Secretary to the Lagos State Government, recently engaged selected youths and journalists in Ikorodu Division on some issues affecting the development of the division, particularly on the allegation that leaders in the division have not been advancing the course of development in the division. The old political war horse, in his contrary view to this assertion which has been making…

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Nigeria Will Be In Ruin If Our Focus Does Not Change From Politics To Economic Development – Sen. Ogunlewe

Senator (Otunba) Adeseye Kingsley Ogunlewe, is a Prince of Igbogbo kingdom in Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Ikorodu Division, Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He’s also a former Minister of Works and Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He was elected Senator on the platform of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) between 1999 and 2003 to represent the Lagos East Senatorial District, before he defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He later became the Minister of Works between…

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