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Official Report: Presentation of the Year 2024 Budget of Optimization for Sustainable Development to the Legislative Arms of Ikosi Isheri LCDA by Mayoress Princess Samiat Abolanle Bada

  November 2023 was a special month in Ikosi Isheri LCDA as the Executive arm initiated preparation for year 2024 budget. The process began with a stakeholders' consultative forum, involving presentation and defense of budget estimates by various Departments and Agencies in Ikosi Isheri LCDA. The Proposed budget, Total=                            N4,130,140,170.09 was presented to the legislative arm today 28th of November 2023 by the Mayoress Princess Samiat Abolanle Bada, tagged Budget of Optimization for Sustainable Development, after which the Mayoress itemised the project executed by her administration in the last budget year. The presentation held at the legislative chamber, included key attendees such as Secretary to the LGA Hon Kola Omotayo, who led other Executive members, APC Ikosi Isheri LCDA Stakeholders, led by the LGA Vice chairman Chairman Hon Shakiru Balogun, and the Management team, headed by Council Manager Mrs Mercy Adeyemi, were also present The leader of th

Senator Abiru's Pioneering Initiative: Transforming Lives Through NALDA's Home Growing Poultry Empowerment Scheme

In a remarkable initiative, Senator Tokunbo Abiru facilitated the National Agricultural Land Development Authority's (NALDA) Home Growing Poultry Empowerment Scheme, benefiting over 100 constituents in Ikorodu. The recipients received fully vaccinated chickens, feeds, and cages, kickstarting their foray into the poultry business. To ensure the success of their ventures, the aspiring entrepreneurs underwent comprehensive training on bird nurturing techniques and mortality reduction, aligning with NALDA's mission to develop rural communities through sustainable agriculture. This endeavor aligns with the Facilitations/Empowerment pillar of Senator Abiru's legislative agenda, aiming to provide relief to constituents during challenging times. NALDA's broader mandate is to transform agriculture into a sustainable business, fostering wealth creation and economic growth in the country. The Home Growing Poultry Scheme reflects a commitment to economic empowerment, addressing pro

Lagferry Becomes The Toast Of Waterways In The Country, As Foreign Visitors, Embassies And Tourists Relished Their Customer-centric Services, Also Gets Commendation On E-Fleet Surveillance System

The Lagos Ferry Services (LAGFERRY) in the last couple of months has enjoyed the opportunity of ferrying foreign visitors, embassies and tourists as they  experienced the Lagos Multi-modal Transport System and savour the vibrant ambiance of Lagos through the inland waterways of the State.  LAGFERRY has become increasingly popular among Embassies/Consulates, Tourists and Foreign Visitors who want to experience Lagos from a different perspective. It offers a convenient, safe and efficient mode of transportation.  Noteworthy to mention are the Indian Community in Lagos who hosted a social reception that was spiced up with indian vibes of live music band and electrifying dance while cruising on the MV ADIMU ORISA barge. LAGFERRY also ferried officials from the Indian High Commission for a three days inspection visits to the Indian Naval WarShip INS SUMEDHA that arrived in Lagos on Friday - 13th October, 2023.  The French Naval team were ferried from Five Cowries Terminal, Falomo-Ikoyi to N

Fresh Horizons Unveiled: Market Moni Sparks Economic Thrive As First lady Sen Oluremi Tinubu Launch GEEP 2.0

Federal Government  Rolls Out Renewed Hope “MARKET MONI” Targets to pull 1.5 Million Market Women out of Poverty by supporting their small businesses  ... Beneficiaries Expresses Appreciation For Programme Expansion and unprecedented grassroot spread! Nigeria's First Lady,  Senator Oluremi Tinubu, on Wednesday, flagged off the rebranded and targeted expansion of the Market MONI, which is part of the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme GEEP, National social Investment Program. As one of the social intervention interventions under the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, the Market Moni will be providing zero interest, zero collateral loans to 1.5 million market women in Nigeria beginning with 109 markets in each senatorial district across the Country and Abuja. Speaking at the flagged-off held at the banquet hall of the presidential villa,  Abuja,  the First Lady expressed optimism that the rebranded GEEP would unlock unprecedented economic g

SAILing into the Future: Over 100 Youths Trained at Senator Abiru’s SAIL Innovation Lab Secure Lucrative AI Jobs with Awari AI

  Minister of Communications, Dr. Bosun Tijani, Lagos State Commissioner for Science, Innovation, and Technology, Hon. Tunbosun Alake, Mayoress Of Ikosi Isheri, Others Praise Senator Abiru’s Visionary Leadership A remarkable achievement unfolds as over a hundred young individuals, having completed Tech Talent and Data Science training at the SAIL Innovation Lab, now embark on promising careers in artificial intelligence with Awari AI. Awari AI, a flourishing AI/Robotics firm, has strategically chosen the SAIL Innovation Lab in Ikorodu as a launchpad for its expansion across Nigeria and Africa. This collaboration extends beyond training, as Awari AI joins forces with the lab for ongoing talent acquisition, contributing to the burgeoning multi-billion dollar AI industry poised to reshape various aspects of life in the coming years. Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru, the co-founder of the SAIL Innovation Lab and representative of Lagos East, asserts that the partnership with Awari AI marks

Mayor of Agboyi Ketu Engaged Stakeholders At The Consultative Forum For the Year 2024 Budget

Agboyi-Ketu LCDA, led by Mayor Dele Oshinowo, conducted a Stakeholders Consultative Forum to gather valuable inputs for the upcoming 2024 fiscal year budget. The engagement, facilitated by the Council's Department of Budget, Planning, Research, and Statistics, aimed to enhance citizen participation and ensure a more inclusive budgeting process. Mayor Dele Oshinowo, in his opening address, commended residents for their contributions and urged stakeholders to actively participate by providing input. He emphasized the commitment to transparency and announced a tech-driven revenue collection initiative to eliminate financial leakages. The chairman outlined key areas of focus for the 2024 fiscal year, highlighting a zero tolerance for virement. He assured residents that the Owode-Ajegunle corridor, particularly Irawo Road and Ondo Street, would receive attention. Additionally, plans for the construction of two new recreational centers were revealed, complementing an ongoing project in A

Empowering Tomorrow's Tech Leaders: A 20-Month Journey of Impact with SAIL Innovation Lab

  *4,313 Lives Transformed in 20 Months* - *112* Tech Talent Graduates - *2,531* Teachers & Creatives Uplifted - *439* STEM Students Inspired - *106* Tech Talents & AI (Artificial Intelligence) Jobs Created *- Achieved a 95% placement rate in Tech Talent* (with an average monthly salary of N200,000) Join *SAIL Innovation Lab* in shaping the tech landscape of tomorrow. Whether you're a student, professional, or visionary, there's a place for you here.  *Enrol, engage, and elevate with us.*  *It's absolutely FREE!*  *#TokunboAbiruIsDoingGood*

Strategic Fiscal Planning: Ikosi-Isheri LCDA Y2024 Budget Retreat

The Ikosi Isheri LCDA Year 2024 Budget Retreat, held at Osmak Hotel and Suites, Akala Express, Ibadan, Oyo state was a huge success.  Theme: Budget of Optimization for Sustainable Development. The Mayoress Princess Samiat Abolanle Bada, in her welcoming address, underscored the LCDA's resolute commitment to maximize resources, embodying a proactive and forward-looking governance approach. She urged participants to remain focused on the collective goal of strengthening the budget for sustainable development. Emphasizing the importance of decisions made during the retreat, the Mayoress said, together, the community could formulate a budget that maximizes resources for the benefit of all residents. In addition, she reassured the participants that all valuable contributions made during the retreat would be translated into actionable initiatives, emphasizing the practical implementation of decisions to drive tangible impact. The guest lecturer Dr. Badejo Olusoga, enriched the discussion