Month: August 2021

FG commences rehabilitation of Sango-Otta Roads

Following the intervention of the Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, Babatunde Fashola the Minister of works and housing has committed to immediate rehabilitation of the failed portions of Lagos – Sango-Abeokuta federal highway. Works and Housing Minister, Raji Fashola, gave the commitment on Tuesday during a teleconference between the State Governor and the Minister’s …

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Roads: Abiodun wants FG to give Ogun special attention

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has urged the Federal Government to give the state special attention, particularly in terms of road rehabilitation. Abiodun, who observed that Ogun, because of its strategic location as the industrial capital of Nigeria deserved better attention that it is currently getting from the FG. He, however, called on the government …

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Dangote, Ooni, Oshiomhole, others eulogise Gov Abiodun’s late father

The President, Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole and other dignitaries, on Sunday, visited the Iperu-Remo country home of the Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, to commiserate with him over the death of his father, Pa Emmanuel Abiodun. Speaking …

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Governor Abdullah Ganduje of Kano State, former governor of Borno State, Senator Ali Modu-Sheriff and the Group Managing Director of Stanbic Bank, Demola Shokunle, on Saturday, visited the Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, to commiserate with him over the death of his father, Pa Emmanuel Abiodun

Speaking at the Iperu-Remo residence of the governor, Ganduje eulogised Pa Abiodun, describing him as a great leader, mentor and nationalist. He added that the Governor’s father used his teaching profession to better the lives of many people in the country. Ganduje further said Pa Abiodun was an accomplished teacher who did not only see …

Governor Abdullah Ganduje of Kano State, former governor of Borno State, Senator Ali Modu-Sheriff and the Group Managing Director of Stanbic Bank, Demola Shokunle, on Saturday, visited the Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, to commiserate with him over the death of his father, Pa Emmanuel Abiodun Read More »

FG begins payment of conditional cash transfer to 10,000 indigent Ogun families

The Federal Government, on Friday, began disbursement of monthly stipend of N5,000 to the poor and the vulnerable in Ogun, under its Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programme. The Commissioner for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs in Ogun, Mr Femi Ogunbanwo, at the flag-off of the programme at Odeda Local Government Area, said that a total …

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Buhari condoles Abiodun over father’s demise…Eulogises Pa Abiodun’s Progressive Attitude While Alive

President Muhammed Buhari, has commiserated with the Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, over the demise of his father, Pa Emmanuel Abiodun, describing the late octogenarian as a progressive who supported worthy courses during his life time. Buhari, who stated this on Friday during a condolence visit to the governor at his Family House at Iperu-Remo …

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Abiodun lists random kidnapping, cultism biggest security challenges confronting Ogun…Calls For Synergy Between Army, Police, DSS

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has listed random kidnapping and cultism as the biggest security challenges confronting the state. Abiodun who made this known on Wednesday when he played host to the new Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge Zone 2, Johnson Kokumo in his office at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, equally said Ogun with many …

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Again, Abiodun emerges Best Governor in Agriculture…Dedicates Laurel To Federal Ministry Of Agriculture, Partners

The Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has once again won the Governor of The Year Award in Agriculture. The governor, who emerged tops in the 2020 edition of the award organised by the Nigeria Agricultural Award (NAA), was on Tuesday night, declared winner in the agric sector at award ceremony of the Feed Nigeria Summit, …

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Abiodun mourns elder statesman, Senator Durojaiye

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has mourned the death of elder statesman, former Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), and a leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye. Senator Durojaiye who was a leading member of the pro-democracy group, NADECO, was also in the National Assembly between …

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Fayemi, Sanwo-Olu, Mua’zu eulogise Gov Abiodun’s late father…Say Pa Abiodun Lived Excellent, Sacrificial Life

The Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, his Lagos State counterpart, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the former governor of Bauchi State, Adamu Mua’zu, have described the late father of the Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, as a man who lived an excellent and a sacrificial life. They also submitted that …

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