Sanwo – Olu Commends Nation’s Army, Security Officers On Remembrance Day

 Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has commended all officers in the Military, Nigerian Police and the legion for their efforts in protecting the country against external aggression and keeping the peace internally. Speaking at the year 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day parade and wreath laying ceremony at the Remembrance Arcade, Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), Lagos on Friday, January 15, 2021, Governor Sanwo-Olu said that Nigerians should be thankful to God for celebrating this year’s ceremony despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Sanwo-Olu, while applauding the organisers of the programme, said…

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Sanwo – Olu Directs Civil Servants On Level 14, Below To Work From Home Till Jan 18

Wale Jagun The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, has directed staff of the State Government on Grade Level 14 and below to stay off their offices and work from home till January 18, 2021, as part of measures to tackle the second wave of the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic. It was gathered that the directive, as contained in a release on Sunday (today) signed by Mr Gboyega Akosile, the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the Governor, was due to the increase in recorded cases of those that…

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Sanwo – Olu Swears – In Local Govt Service Commissioners

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has charged chairman and members of the State Local Government Service Commission to ensure that councils in Lagos have what it takes to provide satisfactory and effective public service at the grassroots level. He also charged them to see to a revamped local government service dedicated to accountability, efficient service delivery, grassroots transformation and rural socio-economic development. Speaking at the swearing in of the newly appointed Chairman and members of the Lagos State Local Government Service Commission, held at Lagos House, Ikeja on Monday,…

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795 Houses To Go For Lagos Fourth Mainland Bridge

-Proposed bridge will boost global business The Federal and Lagos State governments have said 795 houses might be demolished to pave the way for the construction of the proposed 37-kilometre Fourth Mainland Bridge. The two authorities said a lot of efforts had been made to reduce the number of affected structures from about 9,000 to less than 800. This was even as the state government assured that owners of the affected property would be adequately compensated, despite the prevailing economy circumstances. It said all stakeholders would be satisfactorily considered in…

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#EndSARS: Sanwo -Olu Fulfils Promise, Pays N60 Million Compensation To Families Of Slain Police Officers

The six police officers lynched in Lagos State in the wake of the violence that trailed the recent nationwide EndSARS protests may not have died in vain.  Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu compensated their family members with N10 million each on Thursday (yesterday), fulfilling the State Government’s pledge made during an earlier meeting with police officers at the State police command. The Governor’s gesture, the beneficiaries said, has not only wiped off their tears, it has also brightened their hope to attain the future their slain breadwinners had envisioned. As part of…

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We Must Not Allow Fifth Columnists Undermine Our Security, Sanwo – Olu Urges Lagosians

Wale Jagun Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, has charged residents of the state to allow peace to prevail after the #EndSARS protest that turned violence with the attendant destruction in the state. He also urged Lagosians not to allow those that he tagged fifth columnist, derail the peaceful co – existence in the State with spread of fake news and rumours. The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Gboyega Akosile said that Gov. Sanwo – Olu gave the charge on Tuesday when the Ministry of…

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Sanwo – Olu Confirms Olusanya As Substantive Commissioner

Kunle Adelabu The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, has confirmed Ms Bisola Ruth Olusanya as the substantive Commissioner for Agriculture about six months after she was pronounced in the acting capacity. Hakeem Muri-Okunola, Head of Service, Lagos State, made the confirmation in a statement today (Tuesday, November 10, 2020). “Further to the Circular 064 of 8th June, 2020, it is, hereby, notified for general information that Mr. Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, has confirmed the appointment of Ms. Olusanya, Abisola Ruthas Substantive Honourable Commissioner, Ministry of…

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Sanwo – Olu To Stop Pensions For Governors, Deputies

Kunle Adelabu Lagos State is set to stop the payment of pensions to former governors and their deputies. According to the Governor of the State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu who revealed his administration’s intention to sponsor an Executive Bill for the repeal of the Pension Law, while presenting 2021 budget proposal of N1. 155 trillion on Monday, November 9,2020, he said that it is meant to keep the cost of governance low. He disclosed his administration’s move to reduce cost of governance in the face of dwindling revenues and…

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Sanwo-Olu Presents N1.155 Trillion Budget Proposal For 2021 To Assembly

Wale Jagun The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has presented budget estimates of N1.155 trillion to the State House of Assembly for approval for 2021. The budget estimates tagged, “Budget of Rekindled Hope” was presented to the State lawmakers at the Assembly Complex on Monday, November 10, 2020. About N704 billion, representing 61 per cent of the total budget, is earmarked for capital expenditure in the proposed 2021spending: an estimate of N451.75 billion, representing 39 per cent, will go for recurrent expenditure, which includes personnel cost and other…

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Farm Enterprises Created To Train Students – LASG

Jare Olukotun The Lagos State Government has stated that the recently launched farm enterprises were established to train and teach students in modern farming techniques as well as encourage those who would like to pursue a career in agriculture under the State’s Schools Agricultural Programme (SAP). The Acting Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, who disclosed this at the opening ceremony of the 2020 Agric-YES Summer School Programme held at the Lagos State Agriculture Development Authority, Oko-Oba, Agege, noted that the initiative was designed to encourage students and youths to…

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