ORIWU CENTRAL MOSQUE HOSTS OBA SHOTOBI

Traditional institution moves to Oriwu Central Mosque, Ikorodu, Oba Shotobi and is chiefs on Friday, August 3, 2018 participated in Jumat service and thanksgiving to celebrate the third year coronation Anniversary. The Chief Imam of the mosque, His Eminence, Sheikh Yahya Oshoala (Samadaani) in his sermon admonished Islamic faithful and all leaders in the country to shun partiality by treating everyone equitably. He congratulated the people of Ikorodu for having a worthy son of the soil who already knew Ikorodu very well as a chief who had worked with the…

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MARKET LEADERS BAG CHIEFTAINCY TITLES, IKODASS PLEDGES MORE SUPPORT

On Tuesday, August 7, 2018, the Ikorodu Oga Development Association (IKODASS) and market men and women Association of Ikorodu division led by their Iyaloja-General, Alhaja Taofikat Allison participated in the third year coronation anniversary. They paid homage and presented various gifts to Oba Shotobi. Igbo Community and Arewa community came to the event in their large numbers to celebrate and felicitate with Oba Shotobi. Some market leaders got chieftaincy titles in line with their trade. Alhaja Fehintola Lawal Jaiyesimi was installed as Iyalaje-General of Ikorodu division, Alhaja Kehinde Agbaku Shonuga…

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Hansome Brilliant accountant, developer, Gbenga Kuti now Otunba Efuewu of Ikorodu

   The Ayangbure of Ikorodu, Oba Kabir Adewale Shotobi, on Thursday, August 9, 2018, conferred the Otunba title of Efuewu of Ikorodu Kingdom on a Retired Civil Servant and the Executive Chairman, Omak Investment and Properties Limited, Prince Mondiu Ajenise-Kuti, for contributing immensely to Ikorodu development and for his support to the traditional institutions in the land. Before the capping of Otunba Ajenise-Kuti at the Ayangbure pavilion, Oba Shotobi described him as a good son and Prince of the soil from the Lasunwon Ruling House. He told the mammoth crowd present…

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LIONS CLUB CELEBRATES OBA KABIR SHOTOBI, EXTENDS FREE MEDI-CARE TO RESIDENTS

The Lions Club on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, extended free medical care to Ikorodu residents in commemoration of the third year anniversary of Oba Shotobi. The event which was organized by the Metropolitan Lion club, District 404 A-1, took place at the Ayangbure palace. During the event, Oba Shotobi and his wife, Alhaja Kudirat Shotobi joined the subjects to check their health status and get prescribed drugs free. Some of the beneficiaries were also referred to General Hospital, Ikorodu and Ajayi Medical Central due to their clinical conditions. In a…

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Resource group’s 3rd educational summit: Deputy Governor wants youths to embrace vocational, technical training

On Thursday, September 20, 2018, at the Ikorodu Town Hall, the Ikorodu Division Human Resource Development Board (IDHRDB) organised a stakeholders’ summit under the auspices of the Ikorodu Division Resource Development Group (IDRDG), where they brain-stormed and recommended that Ikorodu youths, especially the unemployed graduates and others, should acquire Vocational/Technical skills to checkmate unemployment and improve their lives. The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. (Mrs.) Idiat Oluranti Adebule, who oversees the Education sector, talked on the theme of the Summit, “Managing Human Capital Potential: Emphasis on Entrepreneurship and Vocational…

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Olori Muyibat wants Lagos State govt to take over husband’s multi-million naira mansion

Olori Muheebat Oyefusi, the wife of the late Ayangbure of Ikorodu, Oba Salaudeen Oyefusi, has made a passionate appeal to the Lagos State Government to take over the mansion left behind by her husband in fulfilment of his promise to donate the building for charity. The sprawling mansion, popularly known as Royal Castle, is located along Oba Oyefusi Avenue, Lowa, Ikorodu. She made this appeal while responding to questions during a press conference for the inaugural memorial lecture for the late traditional ruler held on Thursday, October 4, 2018, at…

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Tutor-General education district II, Gbenga Abayomi organises one day seminar on leadership, managerial skills for teachers

 The Tutor-General/Permanent Secretary, Education District II, Maryland, Lagos, Mr. Olusanya Ebenezer Abayomi, on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, organised a one day intervention training programme for school managers on the types of leadership and managerial skills required in the management of public schools in Lagos State. The programme, which was organized in collaboration with the office of Education Quality Assurance, took place at Oriwu Model College, Ikorodu, and was attended by over 738 Principals and Vice Principals from Secondary Schools across the Education District. They were grouped in two sessions by…

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LAGOS COUNTRY CLUB, IKEJA HOSTS DR. ROBERT BROWN

Dr. Brown and his wife, Dr. (Mrs.) L’ Tanya Joy Brown, were on Friday, August 10, 2018 hosted by Oba Shotobi’s in-laws at the Club hall, Ikeja. At the reception organized by Otunba Oluwole Odulate, Oba Shotobi’s in-law, Dr. Brown, the Pillar of Ikorodu Kingdom, the American Human Rights Activist and former Special Adviser to the late American President, Richard Nixon as well as the founder of International Book Smart Foundation, was presented with various African Cultural Heritage treats like Ibo dances, Yoruba and Hausa traditional songs and Ewi rendition,…

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DEDICATION OF NEW PALACE EXTENSION. Rev. Father Osundina leads prayer session

The Bishop of Ikorodu Diocese, Rt. Rev. S. Olu Osundina on Sunday, August 5, 2018 led other clergymen from Patriarch Bolaji Methodist Cathedral, Ita-Elewa and another priest from Celestial church of Christ to the new palace extension. They offered prayers and supplications to God on behalf of Oba Shotobi and the people of Ikorodu. They sanctified the new palace and dedicated it. Appreciation expressed by Oba Shotobi and his Olori ended the dedication service.

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OBA SHOTOBI ORGANISES BEFITTING DINNER FOR DR. BROWN ON ARRIVAL

An elaborate dinner was organized for Dr. Robert Brown, Oba Shotobi’s longtime friend and Mentor, who flew into Ikorodu with his wife. It was hosted on Wednesday courtesy of Oba Shotobi’s wife, Olori Kudirat and Asipa Kaoli Olusanya to honour Dr. Brown. Oba Shotobi, while introducing his godfather, Dr. Brown said he was his benefactor who wholeheartedly cared for him when he was younger and had nobody to sponsor his education. He showered encomiums on Dr. Brown and his wife, Dr. (Mrs.) Bailey Joy Brown for showing love to him,…

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