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Done and Dusted: All the 14 Cabinet Members in Ikosi Isheri LCDA received Official Vehicles each from the Mayoress

 MAYORESS OF IKOSI-ISHERI LCDA AT IT AGAIN On Monday 28th of August 2023 surprised members of her Executive council (Chief of Staff, Supervisors and Special Advisers) as she distributes official vehicles to them in other to ease  the discharge of their official duties. According to the Mayoress during the distribution, this initiative was done with the intention to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the council's operations while providing necessary resources to support our Executive members in their roles. The event was marked by a sense of accomplishment and gratitude for the commitment of the council to provide its members with the tools needed to carry out their duties effectively. The vehicles were carefully selected to suit the needs of each member, ensuring they align with their roles and responsibilities within the council. Each of the  vehicles were equipped with modern amenities and safety features to ensure the comfort and security of the users. During the event

Free Credited BRT Cowry Cards, and Staple food Pack to All Agboyi-Ketu LCDA Staff : Mayor Oshinowo Promise to do more

In a thoughtful initiative aimed at supporting the indigent residents of Agboyi Ketu LCDA, Mayor Hon Dele Osinowo took action by distributing Food Palliative and Free BRT Cowry Cards. This effort sought to alleviate the financial burden brought about by the removal of fuel subsidies and complemented the ongoing BRT Bus Fare Reduction introduced by Governor Sanwo-olu.  During the distribution event held at the Council Headquarters, Mayor Dele Osinowo emphasized that the distribution of 10,000 Naira Credited BRT Cowry Cards to the LCDA staff was designed to counterbalance the increased transit fares resulting from the subsidy removal. Alongside the cards, staple foods were also distributed among the staff, with the intention of motivating and encouraging their dedication to service, as the Mayor believed that content employees are more productive. Mayor Dele Osinowo praised the program as a "Complementary" effort to the positive endeavors of the Babajide Sanwo-olu administratio

Free and intensive Eye Screening: The Mayoress reassured more collaboration for greater Ikosi Isheri LCDA

 The Intensive Free Eye Care Screening Event Theme: Together for better vision, was organized by the Mayoress of Ikosi Isheri LCDA in collaboration with Julby Health Concern Initiative was held today, at Maidan Primary Health Centre, Mile12, with the objective of providing the residents of Ikosi Isheri LCDA and its environs with access to comprehensive eye examinations and raise awareness about the importance of maintaining good eye health. The Mayoress of Ikosi Isheri LCDA Princess Samiat Abolanle Bada was ably represented at the event by the Deputy Mayor Hon Olayinka Ogunleye who took the opening remarks on behalf of the Mayoress in which he highlighted the significance of regular eye check-ups and the role of community-based initiatives in promoting public health. Several Certified and experienced ophthalmologists and optometrists were on ground to provide a range of Eye Care Services to the Participants. Some of the services provided are: Comprehensive Eye Examinations, Refraction


 Numerous concerned Lagos residents have closely observed recent events, wherein certain individuals, Muslim clergy, and organizations have attempted to undermine the list of Cabinet nominees put forth by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State. These parties have criticized the proposed composition of the cabinet, asserting that Muslims are being marginalized. These critics have resorted to using various tactics, including media campaigns, to tarnish the Governor's reputation, engaging in behavior unbecoming of their usual progressive attitude. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, known for his leadership qualities and the value he places on communal growth and prosperity, has responded to these provocations with poise and confidence, unwavering in his commitment to the peace and advancement of Lagos. The actions taken so far, including a protest march, are not in line with the usual ethos of Lagosians, who generally prioritize harmonious coexistence, development, and progress. It'

Lagos State ready to train Artisan and Craftsmen

 Lagos State is taking strategic measures to bridge skill gaps within the housing sector by introducing an extensive training initiative aimed at enhancing the abilities of artisans and craftsmen in the industry. This initiative, named the "Master Craftsman Training Programme," is scheduled to commence on August 19, 2023, in the Alimosho and Ikorodu Local Government Areas. The program is tailored to empower residents, particularly young individuals engaged in construction trades, by upgrading their skills and providing them with additional competencies to boost employability and enhance their economic prospects. Mr. Kamar Olowoshago, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, explained that the intensive six-week training will occur on weekends and will focus on key construction trades including Electrical Installation and Maintenance Works, Painting and Decorating, Plumbing and Pipe-Fitting, Carpentry and Furniture Making, and Masonry (Block laying and Concreting). In addition

6000 Bags of Food Palliative to Indigent residents of Ikosi Isheri communities: Mayoress Promise to do More in September 2023

 In the latest development within Ikosi Isheri communities, Mayoress Princess Samiat Abolanle Bada's commitment to the welfare of her constituents was vividly demonstrated through the distribution of 6000 Bags of Food Palliative during the August Edition of Operation Feed the Aged/Widows and Indigent Residents of Ikosi Isheri LCDA. This compassionate initiative, established well before the challenges of COVID-19 and the economic repercussions of fuel subsidy removal, aims to alleviate the hardships faced by the community members. Throughout the distribution event held across seven different locations within Ikosi Isheri LCDA, Mayoress Bada herself took a hands-on approach. Her personal presence added a heartwarming touch as she directly handed out the food palliatives, comprising a combination of rice, beans, and garri, to the indigent residents. This compassionate act left a lasting impact on the community, leaving its members deeply moved and appreciative of the Mayoress's ge

6000 Bags of Food Palliative: Mayoress Shares love with Indigent residents of Ikosi Isheri communities.

 17th of August, 2023 As a custodian of the mandate of the lovely people of Ikosi Isheri LCDA whose heart is where her community is, the Mayoress of Ikosi Isheri LCDA Princess SAMIAT ABOLANLE BADA remodelled her monthly food palliative (combo of Rice, beans, and Garri) to the indigent residents of the LCDA. She has increased the number of her monthly food palliative to the indigent members of community to 6000 packs for the month of August 2023, and also promised to come up with something superb that no one has think about in the coming months.  According to her, we are brought this palliative to your door step as a way to reduce the stress of coming to pick it up in our usual collection point (council secretariat), due to increase in transport fare as a result of the subsidy removal nationwide.  The Mayoress was in company of the Commissioner Nominee Lagos State Engr Gbenga Omotosho, and the CEO of Kokun Foundation Chief Olukokun Adepeju both of whom where very  excited about the kind


 The Lagos State Government has provided assurance to residents regarding transparency and fairness in the allocation of homes within state-owned estates. This pledge was conveyed by Mr. Kamar Owodiran Olowoshago, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Housing, during a media briefing at the State Secretariat in Alausa. Olowoshago emphasized that the process of allotting homes to Lagosians will consistently adhere to a transparent protocol. Acknowledging the continuous expansion of the state's population, Olowoshago noted that this growth has led to difficulties in accessing decent housing, especially forΓ aaaΓ  individuals with low to medium incomes. Nonetheless, he affirmed that the state government's intervention has made a significant impact by offering subsidized homes within favorable environments. He stated, "Through the provision of subsidized homes built by the state government in decent surroundings, a greater number of Lagosians can now enjoy the benefits of d


 The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) and Nigerian Army officials have come together to enhance their collaboration in traffic management within Lagos State. This decision was reached during a visit by officials from the 9th Brigade Command of the Nigerian Army, led by Brigadier General Adegoke Moses Adetuyi, to the LASTMA headquarters. Mr. Bolaji Oreagba, the General Manager of LASTMA, expressed his gratitude for the visit and highlighted the significance of the meeting at the Lastma Headquarters in Oshodi. He addressed a recent incident involving a confrontation between a Lastma officer and a soldier, emphasizing the strong bond between the two agencies. Oreagba assured that Lastma would continue to depend on the ongoing support from the Nigerian Army and other security bodies across the state. Oreagba emphasized that the relationship's integrity would be maintained and new avenues for communication explored to prevent future occurrences. He stressed, "We wo


  The organized labor leadership reportedly stormed out of the scheduled meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, which was convened by the Presidential Steering Committee on subsidy palliatives. Earlier, the Steering Committee had convened with a government delegation on Wednesday, during which both parties agreed to reconvene on Friday to receive updates from three subcommittees tasked with addressing various demands. The government established the Steering Committee to devise measures that would mitigate the impact of fuel subsidy removal on workers. According to Vanguard, Joe Ajaero, the President of the NLC, led his delegation to the Chief of Staff's office, the designated meeting venue, around 5pm on Friday, but they quickly exited the villa. However, the meeting failed to proceed due to an alleged lack of quorum, as some Steering Committee members claimed. Organized labor accused the federal government of exploiting these meetings to deceive the Nigerian public. A source

Mayoress of Ikosi Isheri LCDA, Distributes 250 Free GCE Forms to Indigent Residents.

  Education being the most powerful weapon needed in changing the world.  At this period in which the whole country is embattled with the effect of the subsidy removal, the Mayoress of Ikosi Isheri LCDA Princess Samiat Abolanle Bada supported 250 indigent families in the LCDA with free GCE Examination forms, so as to encouraged their children that qualifies for the examination.  During the occasion of the distribution of the forms, the Mayoress said the objective of this initiative is to create a level playing field for financially disadvantaged individuals who aspire to further their education. She therefore assured all the beneficiary that if they study hard and performed excellently well in the upcoming GCE Examination, her government is ready to support their ambition to the higher institution of learning by providing all of them with a free UTME Forms and other support they will need to accomplished their respective goals in life. In addition, the Mayoress  also itemised the impor


12th August, 2023 In celebration of the year 2023 international youth day, the Mayoress of Ikosi Isheri LCDA Princess Samiat Abolanle Bada felicitates with all the youths in the LCDA, Lagos State, and by extension Nigerian Youths for their believe in the government of these days. She therefore reassured the youths of her support and her commitment to make Ikosi Isheri LCDA a better society in which all the youth would be proud to live. According to her, apart from running an all inclusive government, where the youths plays a major roles in Ikosi Isheri, most of our government empowerment programs,if not all was targeted toward empowering the youth, example of the recent one was provision of Free 250 GCE forms to indigent resident. Below is the full address of the Mayoress  "Youths are not merely the Leaders of tomorrow, but they stand as the Leaders of today, embodying our nation's most precious resource. In nurturing our Youth, we fortify the very foundation of our Nation. To

Igbogbo Baiyeku LCDA empowered youths and women after a 3weeks skill acquisition training

 The Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA's recent accomplishment in empowering youths and women through a free skill acquisition program has been a resounding success. Graduates of this program, spanning a diverse range of skills such as tailoring, hairdressing, makeup, gele, skin care, catering, and home essentials, completed their intensive 3-week training with joy and a sense of gratitude. At the helm of this initiative is the Executive Chairman of the LCDA Bldr. Olusesan Daini, whose representation by Vice Chairman Alh. Maja Okedina echoed his commendation for the community's robust turnout in support of the program. Expressing congratulations to the graduates, Daini emphasized the importance of translating their newly acquired skills into meaningful endeavors. The fruition of this program can be attributed to the collaborative efforts of the New Era Project and Sunglow Business Concept, a testament to the power of partnerships in driving impactful community initiatives. As the program un

Black Wednesday in Lagos: as tragic Accident Claims Lives and Injures Several on Eko Bridge, Lagos

9th of August, 2023 An unfortunate and fatal accident occurred today on the Eko Bridge, heading towards the Alaka area of Lagos, resulting in the loss of two lives and leaving five individuals seriously injured. Responding swiftly to the incident, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) collaborated with various emergency responders to provide immediate assistance at the scene. Mr. Akinde Olusola, also known as 'Zebra', of LASTMA Zone 3 Iponri, led the rescue efforts and confirmed the distressing outcome of the accident. The collision involved a total of six vehicles, including a heavily loaded 'MAC' truck bearing the registration number T-1501 LA. The preliminary investigation suggests that the truck was traveling at a high speed and collided with five other vehicles, including a commercial mini bus (locally known as a 'Korope'), due to brake failure. Regrettably, two lives were lost - a male and a female - while five others sustained serious inju

Free 500 GCE forms: Mayoress set to distributes to Ikosi Isheri residents

  Mayoress of Ikosi Isheri LCDA set to distributes 500 free GCE forms to Ikosi Isheri students As a way of supporting families whose childs will be sitting for the year 2023 general certificate examination (GCE) in this period in which several households are facing economic challenges caused by the removal of fuel subsidy in the country,  the Mayoress of Ikosi Isheri LCDA Princess Samiat Abolanle Bada announced that 500  qualified students who are resident of  Ikosi Isheri LCDA will be getting free form to register for the examination.  She therefore call on interested residents of Ikosi Isheri LCDA to visit the office of 𝗍𝗁𝖾 head of Education department at 𝗍𝗁𝖾 council secretariat to put down their names from tomorrow 9th of August till friday 11𝗍𝗁 August, 2023. π– π—‰π—‰π—…π—‚π–Όπ–Ίπ—‡π—π—Œ 𝖺𝗋𝖾 π—π—ˆ π–Όπ—ˆπ—†π–Ύ 𝗐𝗂𝗍𝗁 𝗍𝗁𝖾𝗂𝗋 𝖭𝖨𝖭 𝖺𝗇𝖽 π—‰π–Ίπ—Œπ—Œπ—‰π—ˆπ—‹π— π—‰π—π—ˆπ—π—ˆπ—€π—‹π–Ίπ—‰π—π—Œ. ®Lagos Community News Review


Today, the Mayoress of Ikosi-Isheri LCDA held a Press briefing in response to the rumours spread online: in which the writer claimed that the Mayoress imposed Aso-Ebi for her upcoming birthday on the council staffs. In response to the allegations, the Mayoress vehemently refuted these claims. According to her, the news was sponsored by haters of good governance. In her statement she said that the claim flying all over the social media that she imposed any Aso-ebi payment on the local government staff is a fake news. The Mayoress said since the beginning of her administration as the executive chairman of Ikosi Isheri LCDA, staff welfarism is one of the cardinal point of the government , she therefore itemized her commitment to the staff's welfare and  provided evidence of her good working relationship with the LCDA staffs. Some of the efforts stated are: (a) increased staff welfare package from 400,000 Naira to 1.4 Million Naira monthly. This increase, was a reflection of her recogn