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Happy Birthday Distinguished Senator Gbenga Ashafa

On behalf of the good people of the Lagos East Senatorial District,  we congratulate my dear Egbon and a great Omoluabi of Lagos State, Distinguished Senator Gbenga Ashafa, on the occasion of your birthday. Your outstanding accomplishments in politics and public service are well acknowledged. We are very proud of your record excellence when you served as the distinguished Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District, and as the immediate past Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer, Federal Housing Authority of Nigeria. On this special occasion , we  join your family, friends, and numerous political associates in wishing you a happy birthday. May Almighty Allah grant you more years in sound health as you age gracefully. Ameen.  Congratulations and Happy Birthday My Esteemed Egbon! Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo and Mrs Feyisola Abiru
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Ikosi Isheri APC Members Stands United: Enthusiastic Backing for Mayoress Bada at LGA Meeting

  The Ikosi Isheri APC LGA meeting, presided over by the LGA Chairman, Alh Alli Olatubosun, was held 18th of July 2024, today at the temporary party secretariat (Ikosi Isheri Council Secretariat). The gathering was marked by an atmosphere of praise and appreciation for the council boss, Mayoress Princess Samiat Abolanle Bada, for her consistent welfare efforts towards party members, as attested by the LGA Chairman. Party members gave unwavering support by singing various songs that emphasized their loyalty to the Mayoress, including chants of "No vacancy in the chairmanship race of Ikosi Isheri LCDA," "Mayoress Lekansii," and "One good term deserves another." During the meeting, a representative of the first executive chairman of Ikosi Isheri addressed the attendees, disclaiming rumors of an aspirant claiming his endorsement for the chairmanship position. He affirmed that the Mayoress is the candidate of all the GAC members in greater Kosofe, led by Otunba

Senate Passes Nigeria Insurance Industry Reform Bill, 2024 For Second Reading

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Mayoress Samiat Bada Extends Immediate Relief and Support to Bereaved Mother of Joshua, Primary Six Pupil Who Was Lost Tragically to Flood

The Mayoress of Ikosi-Isheri LCDA, Princess Samiat Abolanle Bada, paid a heartfelt visit to Joshua's mother, a local fruit seller, following the tragic incident that claimed the life of Joshua, a primary six pupil swept away by flood in the Ikosi, Ketu area of Lagos State. The purpose of the visit was to express her deepest condolences and provide immediate support to the bereaved family. During the visit, Princess Samiat Bada conveyed her sorrow over the untimely death of Joshua. She reassured Joshua’s mother that the local government shares in her grief and is committed to preventing such tragedies in the future. "Joshua's death is a profound loss to our community. No parent should have to endure the pain of losing a child, especially under such tragic circumstances," she stated. To support Joshua's mother during this difficult time, the Mayoress announced that the Ikosi-Isheri LCDA has secured a new apartment for her. This move is aimed at providing her with a

Authentic Mayoress Profile

Princess Samiat Abolanle Bada was born on December 28, 1973, to the late Alhaji Olatunji Raheem Bada and Chief Mrs. Afolakemi Bada (JP). She attended: - Moslem Primary School, Odogbolu - Odogbolu Grammar School - Ajao Estate High School, Anthony Village, Lagos - Ogun State University (now Olabisi Onabanjo University) for her diploma in Marketing - Lagos State University, Ojo, for her (link unavailable) honors in Geography and Planning - PGD in Social Works (2012/2013) and Master's in Social Works (2017/2018) She worked briefly at the Town Planning Office, Kosofe Local Government, and later enrolled at Gateway Catering Institute. Her entrepreneurial spirit led her to establish Predema Catering and Boutique Services, providing exceptional services in catering and hotel management. Princess Bada's passion for politics led her to join the Alliance for Democracy (AD), which later transformed into the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) and eventually the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Senator Tokunbo Abiru Congratulates Sir Shoderu At 85

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