Alhaji Sanni, Former Lagos Neighbourhood Coordinator, Dies At 84

Kunle Adelabu Alhaji  Muslim Kola Sanni, former Coordinator of the Lagos State Neighbourhood Watch Corps, is dead. His death, which occurred around 2.00pm on Tuesday, October 27, was confirmed by Ibrahim Sanni, his son who is the Commander, Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LNSC), ikorodu Local Government. He was 84 years old. THE IMPACT gathered that the Alhaji Sanni who was the National President of the Shams – El – Deen Society of Nigeria, will be buried today (Wednesday) in accordance with the Islamic rites at his Ojogbe home in…

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PHOTOS: Remains of Alhaji Shafari Aremu Sule Buried At Home

Kunle Adelabu The body of Alhaji Shafari Aremu Sule, the former President, Oriwu College Old Students’ Association of Nigeria (OCOSAN) and former President, Oriwu Club, has been interred at his Grammar School home in Ikorodu. Alhaji Sule died earlier today, Thursday, July 31, 2020, at a private hospital in Ikorodu. He was 80. He was lowered into the grave at 3. 40pm after the Islamic prayer led by Alhaji A. B Yusuf, the National Chief Imam of Anwar – ul – Islam. Some of the dignitaries at the burial are…

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Oriwu College Old Students’ Association Loses Former President, Alhaji Sule

Jare Babatunde Former National President, Oriwu College Old Students’ Association of Nigeria (OCOSAN), Alhaji Shafari Aremu Sule is dead. Alhaji Sule was 80 and died on Thursday at a private hospital in Ikorodu. National Secretary of the OCOSAN, Mr Kunle Olambiwoninu in a release early today announced the passage of the Octogenarian who was a respected leader within the Muslim community in Lagos State and honoured community leader in Ikorodu Division. According to the announcement, the remains of Alhaji Sule will be buried today in accordance with the Islamic tenets…

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Photo News: Veteran Journalist, Pa Owolabi Buried In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu The remains of Pa Olatunji Owolabi, the veteran broadcaster who worked with the Radio Lagos/Eko FM for many years and also engaged on contract after retirement was today committed to mother earth. He was buried at the Ojokoro cemetery on Saturday, March 21, 2020 after the burial service at his residence, 17, Idiat Sanda Street, Aga, Ikorodu. At the burial service were late Pa Owolabi’s widow, children, family members and friends. The Service of Songs and Christian Wake-Keep held on Friday also at his residence was very well…

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Family Members, Colleagues, Others Pay Tributes To Pa Olatunji Owolabi, Veteran Broadcaster

Kunle Adelabu -Family meets on burial arrangements Tributes have been pouring in from family members, colleagues and admirers of the veteran broadcaster, Pa Tunji Oni-Ororo Owolabi, who died at the General Hospital, Ikorodu, after brief illness. Pa Owolabi, who retired about 22 years ago but was retained in the service of the Radio Lagos, died on Sunday, January 5, 2020, and his remains has since been deposited in the hospital’s mortuary. His last official journalism engagement of the Otun-Ekiti in Ekiti State – born journalist was the coverage of the…

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Pa Olatunji Owolabi: Veteran Lagos Broadcaster Dies Aged 82

Kunle Adelabu Renowned broadcaster with Radio Lagos/Eko FM, Pa Olatunj Owolabi has died at the age of 82. The Ikorodu-based broadcasting veteran, has been reporting community news across Lags State, especially Ikorodu Division for several decades. He was in active journalism practice till his last breadth. Pa Owolabi, popularly called ‘Gbeborun’ by residents and admirers died early Sunday, January 5, 2020, at the General Hospital, Ikorodu. THE IMPACT gathered from family members that he fell sick about five days ago and was rushed to the hospital.

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Ikorodu Loses Former Council Chairman, Alhaji Anipole

Kunle ADELABU -Residents pay tributes The Ikorodu Local Government has lost her immediate past chairman, Alhaji Sherif Adisa Anipole. He died at his residence, 26,Kokoro-Abu Street,  Ikorodu, around 7am on Saturday, February 23, and was buried in the evening of the same day according to the Islamic rites. A close ally of the deceased told THE IMPACT that the former chairman died after a protracted illness. He was a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress APC) in Ikorodu. Late Anipole was the Chairman of Ikorodu local government between 2011 and…

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Adeboruwa, Lagos Majority Leader, Others Mourn LASTMA Controller, Giwa

Kunle ADELABU Tributes have continued to pour in for the late Lagos Central Area Comptroller, Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Alhaja Lateefat Olaitan Giwa, who slumped and died while leaving her Lucky Fibre home in Ikorodu for office in the early hours of Thursday, November 1, 2018.   The late officer, who died at the age of 48 years, was said to be preparing for her daughter’s wedding in few weeks time.   Late Giwa joined the service of the Lagos State Government as a Scientific Officer II in…

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Veteran Photo Journalist, Pa Oyejola Goes Home

Kunle ADELABU The league of veteran journalists in Ikorodu has further been depleted with the passage of Pa (Chief) Ayodele Olanrewaju Oyejola, Jpil, at the age of 90 years.   The Octogenarian died in August, 2018 and was buried on Friday, October 19, 2018, after a burial service at The African Church Bethel Cathedral, Aga in Ikorodu.   He worked at the Amalgamated Press of Nigeria, publisher of Daily Service and Nigeria Tribune between 1956 and 1958 as a Press Photographer. He also worked at the National Press of Nigeria,…

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