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....Demands the release of Dare Elegbede, seeks compensation for damaged properties. Following the recent attack unleashed on the people of Ibasha, Oke-Odan by the men of the Nigerian Customs which led to the arrest of DARE ELEGBEDE (a student) and one Mr AZEEZ 26, who was hit by a stray bullet during the unlawful invasion of the town. As an association whose part of objectives is to defend the fundamental rights of Oke-Odan people, OTISA has taken swift actions to ensure that the uncivilised and barbaric act perpetuated by the officers of the Board drill is put to check and curtailed. OTISA through her EXCOS met with Ogun Area Command 1 Comptroller, M.O. Agbara, to table the grievances and register the displeasure of it's members over the continuous unrest in Oke-Odan, usually caused by some trigger-happy Customs officers. The Association through one of it's leadership Comr Luqman Adewunmi presented the agitations to the Customs boss in order of procee

Covid-19 Palliatives: Tella To Reach Out 5000 Households In Ogun LG

The Chairman, Transition Committee, Abeokuta North Area of Ogun State, Hon. Tunde Tella has said  that, he and his team will reach out to  not less than 5000 households for the second phase of food stimulus package donated by the state government. The LG boss  who embarked on the distribution of second phase relief materials to the vulnerable and aged residents in the council area on Saturday, said the exercise was in accordance with the state government directives to ensure even distribution of food relief package to households that were not covered during the first batch especially the vulnerable and the aged. Hon. Tella also commended the state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun for the release of second batch.  He assured the residents that the committee would ensure transparency in the distribution process. He submitted that, the committee has identified the number of polling units in each different wards so as to help them in the distribution process. He said "W


Akintunde Ahmed Babatunde is a graduate of federal polytechnic ilaro,he is currently a corp member serving his father's land. He donates free hand sanitizer to peole in his community in other eradicate the spread of coronavirus (covid19) in his community.

Hon. Ajayi Distributes Food Stimulus Package To Her Constituents In Ogun

A member of Ogun State House of Assembly,  representing Yewa South state constituency, Hon. Lateefat Bolanle Ajayi has given out food stimulus package to his constituents in the state. The food items were distributed across the ten wards within her constituency . According to her,  the beneficiaries of the stimulus package are the vulnerable less previledge and the aged people. She noted that the distribution was done on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and presenting the distribution is still on going. Hon. Ajayi added that the gesture is meant to cushion the effect of lockdown in the state, saying that there is need to provide means for the survival of the people. She called on the people to obey the directives of the state government by staying at home and avoid social gathering in order prevent the spread of the virus


* Consequent upon the designing and fabrication of a mechanical ventilator by the institution, the Ogun state government has commended the initiative of the Polytechnic. Giving this commendation today was the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Tokunbo Talabi and the State Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker during their visit to the institution. The SSG and the Commissioner were full of praises for the innovation, especially the quality of the components and the packaging of the ventilator. The visitors tasked the research team with probing questions after which they expressed their satisfaction and appreciation to the Rector and his team for a good job done. Commenting further, the SSG said he has been particularly impressed and interested in the institution when he first visited the Polytechnic  in the entourage of the state Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun during the 40th Anniversary and Convocation Ceremony where so many inventions and fabrications by the

Let The Youths Benefit From The Food Stimulus Package, Lawmaker Tells Abiodun.

As crime rate escalates amidst the compulsory lockdown in Ogun state,  a Lawmaker, representing Egbado North 1, Hon. Adeyanju Adegoke Awoso on Tuesday warned that the extension of  another two weeks of lockdown  by the Federal Government could ignite crime and criminality in the state as  individuals source of living depends on their daily activities. Awoso appealed to Governor Dapo Abiodun to consider the young individuals in the second phase of the distribution of relief materials in order to end  the incessant crime. His view was that  the crime rate being perpetrated by young individuals in the state could not be unconnected to the fact  that the parliative measure was soley  targeted at the elderly, vunerable, indisposed and physically challenged, leaving the young  behind. Awoso who is the  Chairman House Committee On Health & Vice Chairman of the Education Committee at the House of Assembly spoke in an open letter to Governor Abiodun on the distribution of relief

Residents From Somolu Local Government Unhappy With Shortage In Palliatives

The residents of shomolu local goverment in Lagos state has raised a complaints on the shortage of palliatives distributed to them. A report from one of the residence in the local government got to us, stating they got a text message from the local government stating that palliatives would be distributed to each and every one of them. Unfortunately on the day the distribution took place, they realized only few people got the palliatives, one person per household which is not fair enough. She further stated that, not everyone in the neighborhood got palliatives, stating that there is shortage in distribution. The residents is using this medium to call on the Shomolu local government chairman and covid 19 relief team to please do something about this and ensure palliatives circulate the whole local government and also increase the amount of palliatives per households. RMWO......

EASTER: BAM Celebrate With Christians Brothers & Sisters,Urges Them To Remain Hopeful

The hon member of the house of assembly Hon Lateefat Bolanle Ajayi Representing Yewa south state constituency rejoiced with fellow  Christians as well as all residents of her constituent on the occasion of the celebration of this year's Easter. BAM also called on the people to make use of the opportunity to be prayerful in order to combat the coronavirus pandemic which is ravaging the world. She said that this year commemoration of Easter comes amid the grip with which coronavirus has held the entire world. BAM urged the residents as they celebrate Easter Today, to obey the lockdown rules. She advised them to remain at their different homes and ensure they pray for the progress of the state. BAM assured residents of continuous security of lives and properties by the  the current administration of  prince Dapo Abiodun. A se yi sa modun  oo Aisan oni se wa oo #BAMMEDIA

EASTER: Faruq Rejoices With Christians, Urges Them To Remain Hopeful

The chairmanship aspirant for Abeokuta South Local Government, Hon. Faruq Adeniyi Akintunde has rejoiced with Christians as well as all residents of Ogun State on the occasion of the celebration of this year's Easter. The Leading Aspirant also called on the people to make use of the opportunity to be prayerful in order to combat the coronavirus pandemic which is ravaging the world. This was stated in a release by Hon. Akintunde which was  made available to news men in Abeokuta, Ogun state. He said that this year commemoration of Easter comes amid the grip with which coronavirus has held the entire world. Akintunde uged the residents as they celebrate Easter Today, to obey the lockdown rules. He advised them to remain at their different homes and ensure they pray for the progress of the state. Akintunde assured residents of continuous security of lives and properties by the  the current administration of  prince Dapo Abiodun.


By: Aroboto Rasheed The underlying tone of Abraham Lincoln perspective of democracy is, "a responsible and responsive system of government". This berates the widely acclaimed assertion "government for the people". Obviously, nothing would have interest me in the postulated theory of 'democratic  responsiveness' edged out by Linde and Peters (2018), if it hadn't hinge in totality on the present administration. They argued that "responsiveness is essential for responsible government and that political support is an important mechanism in this relationship".  Anyone could be elected, but not everyone would made a good representator. Abruptly, Prince Dapo Abiodun has clearly shown to us his democratic leadership skills and has put into practice an unparalleled uniqueness in the discharge of his constitutional duties among league of governors the nation homes. I am not speaking out of context, witnessing his rapid  prehentive approach to

Ogun Lockdown: Faruq Reaches Out To Entire Households In Ogun Community With Cash, Food Items

The Leading chairmanship Aspirant for Abeokuta south local government, Hon. Farouk Adeniyi Akintunde  has again put smile on the faces of the people of Abeokuta South Local as he reached out to sixty houses  with food items. The beneficiaries are within the community, Abule Ake CDA. The food items which  are garri,  beans and cash were donated  to the entire residents as a means of complementing the efforts of Prince Dapo Abiodun to cushion the effect of lockdown in the State. According to him, food plays  essential role in the welfare and well being of the citizens.  You will recall that Hon. Akintunde who is also the chairman of the community have earlier donated food items to support the Transition chairman of Abeokuta south local government food basket initiative.  He has also supported his people  with cash to provide means of survival for them during the lockdown period. While speaking with the PRO of the community on telephone, Mr Olatoye confirmed that H

COVID-19 Relief: Residents Hail Osoba, Describes Him As Exemplary Leader

The  residents of Ogun state  on Thursday commended a member of House of Representatives,  Abeokuta North, Obafemi Owode! Odeda Federal Constituency, Hon Olumide Osoba for providing monetary succour  to the people of his constituency to survive the COVID 19 pandemic bedeviling the country. Hon. Osoba  had recently donated monies, among other relief materials to the people of the constituency as part of efforts to join forces with the state government in combating the raging pandemic. As one of the strategies adopted, Hon Osoba initiated the idea of bank transfers  for distributing to selected less privileged, made up of the aged and the indigent in the constituency. A release issued prior to the bank transfers indicated that Hon Osoba noted that the novel approach was in conformity with the health advisory encouraging social distancing by the people and in conformity with  the lock down policy of government.  In the torrent of  appreciation and encomiums, Hon. Olumide Osoba

Ogun Councillorship Aspirant, Odefunso Gives Out Food Items To 100 Residents In Ogun.

The councillorship aspirant for Abeokuta South Local Government,  Hon. Adeoluwa Ezekiel Odefunso has donated a food items to hundred people of Ward 8, Abeokuta South Local Government area of Ogun State. Odefunso gave out indomie, rice, beans. And bread to the people as part of his efforts to surprise cushion the effect of the lockdown in the state. In an interview the councillorship aspirant, he noted that there is need to support the state government because it cannot do it  alone. He said ''There is need for Ogun citizens to joining force with the state government to combat the epidemic if we really want a quick recovery. We understand that the state government can not do it alone and we need to support our amiable governor. Prince Dapo Abiodun'' He advised the people of the state to follow the directive of the state government by staying at their different homes. ''I want to call on the people of Ogun state to ensure they follow the directi

IBD Foundation Gives Out 200 bags of rice, 70 kegs of groundnut Oil To Residents Of Ogun West.

A non-governmental Organization, NGO, named IBD Foundation has donated two hundred bags of rice and seventy kegs of ground oil to the residents within in  Ilaro and Oja axis of Ogun state.  The foundation is known for its countless act of kindness. The founder of the foundation, Omolara Dende said that  gesture is part of her efforts to cushion the effect of lockdown in the state She said, we have  put in place preventive measures for employees of the group which includes IBDIMPEX  and IBD Hotels, the hospitality arm of the group. The foundation has gone above and beyond to extend its hand of fellowship to communities and towns within the Ilaro and Oja-Odan axis of Ogun state. ''IBD Foundation which is the vision of Ibrahim Dende, the highly successful businessman behind the flourishing IBD group has over the last few years become a symbol of hope to hundreds of thousands particularly in the Yewa axis of the gateway state''  The foundation which has co

Ogun Govt Gives Out Food Items To 1,000 Ipokia residents

No fewer than one thousand residents and indigenes of Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State have benefitted from the State government's the ongoing distribution of the relief materials. The relief packages are being distributed to residents of the State to cushion the effect of the lockdown occasioned by the Coronavirus pandemic plaguing the world.   The beneficiaries, in the first instance, cut across four wards namely: Ipokia ward 1, Ipokia ward 2, Maun ward 1 and Maun ward 2. Chairman of Ipokia Local Government Transition Committee, Hon. Abdulkabiru Abolurin while presenting the relief materials from the State government to the beneficiaries during the flag-off in Ipokia ward 1, said the gesture would greatly assist them in their feeding as the packaged materials, included rice, beans, garri, vegetable oil, salt and food seasoning among other items.   The beneficiaries, who included the poor, vulnerable and aged i

Faruq Gives Out Cash to People Of Ogun LG

The chairmanship aspirant for Abeokuta South local government, Hon. Faruq Akintunde has given out cash to people of his local government. A radio presenter, Olumide Awolowo confirmed  this while anchoring a program on root FM. He s described the gesture as a welcome  development in the state, saying that it will help to cushion the effect of the lock down in the state. The beneficiaries appreciated hon. Akintunde for the gesture, describing him as an helper to them

Tella Assures Residents Of Ogun LG Second Batch Relief Materials

The Transition Committee  Chairman of Abeokuta North local Government.  Prince Tunde Tella  has assured the residents of the local government of  second batch of the stimulus package. He said this while briefing the Chairman Olumo Community Development Council, Comrade Yinka Fasina of Olumo CDC Abeokuta North local government Ogun State. Tells said "the Ogun State Governor Prince Dapo Abiodun-MFR  targeted for first batch , so the second batch is on process. The content is being packed such as beans, rice, groundnut oil, salt,  sugar and  so on are parked together". He  also noted  that by three,  o'clock today,  the fumigation process will be lunch at kuto. Our market and some public areas will be fumigate too. Menwhile, the Chairman of Olumo CDC under Abeokuta North local government  Comrade Yinka Fasina, yesterday said that they were called to give some food items to our CDC. "As the chairman Olumo CDC. I went to meet them, they gave us some rel

Ogun Lockdown: Let Relief Materials Be Available To All Citizens, Group Tells Abiodun

The Society for Peace Studies and Practice (SPSP), Ogun State Chapter has urged the governor of the state, Prince Dapo Abiodun to as a matter of urgency to provide relief materials to entire to prevent robbery and crimes in the state. This was stated  in a release signed by the Chairman of the group, Sodiq Ola-Raheem. He claimed that there is possibilities of people turning to crimes to survive whenever they have no food to eat during the lockdown. According to the release, It is a critical time, the State Government has to change the sharing modalities and be proactive in its strategy. ''The palliative materials should be available to all groups in the poor category and fairly distributed. People need succor without delay since majority of the population depend solely on day to day earnings.” the Chairman added He  however urged the  security agencies to check hoodlums and street robbery during and after the lockdown. The chairman submitted that thi

Ogun Councillorship Aspirant, Balogun Hails Abiodun For Distributing Stimulus Package For The Needy

The councillorship aspirant for ward 7, Abeokuta south area of Ogun State, Bashiru Balogun Olasupo has commended  the governor of Ogun state, prince Dapo Abiodun for distributing food materials to the Less- Privileged  people  in the state. He said this while monitoring the relief pack shared by the governor in some areas of the state yesterday. The leading aspirant noted that he was overwhelmed with the decision of the governor to ensure the needy are smiling during the lockdown. He said, ''The state government has really done well in distributing food materials to the people, especially the less- privileged. This is to believe that this is all inclusive government. I have monitored the distribution of food materials to the people of Ogun state and I was overwhelmed with the provision made by the governor. Olasupo called on the people to remain in their different homes, saying that the state government will continue to care for their welfarism. He also advised th

You Are A Politician With Large Heart, NAOSS Tells Hon. Balogun

The National Association of Ogun State Student, NAOSS, has described the 2019 aspirant for the House of Representatives, Abeokuta South Federal Constituency,  Hon. Afeez Olaniyi Balogun as a politician with large heart. The body also commended him for his philanthropic gesture towards the distribution of food materials to  residents of Abeokuta South Local Government Area of Ogun State. The  National President, NAOSS,   comrade Ogunrombi Gbemileke l said this in a release made available to newsmen in Abeokuta on Monday. According to him, the  commendation is coming following the distribution of food items and cash to residents of Abeokuta, including widows, old people, single parents, youths and students to alleviate the hardships occasioned by the lockdown to stop the spread of Coronavirus in the State. He described Hon. Balogun, as a leader with a large heart. Gbemileke also described Hon. Balogun as one of the good Nigerian politicians who is concerned about the wel


The Convener of Balogun Cares Foundation and a one time  Aspirant for the Abeokuta South House of Representatives Hon. Afeez Balogun has called for calm as the state prepares for the Total Lockdown in Ogun state. In an Interview session with him on Wednesday, April 1st, Hon. Balogun expressed his satisfaction to the level at which the Ogun State Government is curbing the Global Pandemic. In his words "we are observing the pace at which the corona virus is being handled Globally and I'm impressed with the way we are handling it at our end. Spain, Italy and other countries have recorded a lot of casualties but as a Nation we are still grateful that it's still at the minimal level." "Ogun State would be going on a total lockdown as Directed by the Federal Government and I support this policy as it's one of the best way to curb the spread of the Virus. As the Convener of Balogun Foundation, I have decided to provide not less than 5000 packs of relief item

Hon Bolanle Lateefat Ajayi Relief Package To The Less Previledge.

Hon Bolanle Lateefat Ajayi Representing Yewa South State Constituency donated cash to the less privileged and also handicapped people in ilaro as towards providing relief against the lockdown due to covid 19 which will commence on Friday 3rd of April to help them sustain throughout the lockdown. The people were very glad and happy to have receive the cash and were very grateful to the honorable for her kind gestures in showing love to them in this trying times....

Ogun Lockdown: NGO Gives Out Stimulus Package To Over 400 People In Ogun

A Non-Governmental Organization, named Ariyibi Foundation on Thursday distributed  food  items  to over four hundred less- previledged in Abeokuta, Ogun state.  Apart from the food materials donated , the foundation also gave out free sanitizers to people  in order to prevent them from coronavirus. According to the founder of the foundation, the  gesture is part of efforts to support the state government to  provide means of survival for the less privileged people during the lockdown that will commence on Friday. Ariyibi added that his foundation is ready to cushion the effect of  the lockdown in Ogun State, saying that Ariyibi foundation will continue to put smile on people's faces. He said ''Since Government can not do it all alone, the goal and focus of my  foundation is to assist in eradicating poverty, reducing child's illiteracy and sensitising on proper hygiene in Nigeria.  While speaking with one of the beneficiaries identified as Ahmed Okanla

COVID-19: Hon. Osoba To Give Out Cash To His Constituents In Ogun

As part of efforts to cushion effect of lockdown in Ogun, A member of the House of Representatives,  Abeokuta North/Odeda/ Obafemi Federal Constituency, Hon. Olumide Osoba has concluded plans to provide monetary succour to the aged and indigent persons in his constituency. This was stated In  a release issued by the lawmaker  on Thursday which was made available to newsmen in Abeokuta According to him, there would soon be a  cash transfer relief which would be done based on the statistics of those who fall into the target population within the federal constituency. The release explained  that the mode of distribution would not follow the physical handing out of relief materials due to the need to adhere to health advisory on social distancing and logistics challenges at the moment.  He maintained that in view of the logistics challenges and the constraints of gathering recipients in a location, monetary succour would be done through bank transfers to the target populace


In view of the 14days lockdown announced by the Federal Government of Nigeria. Our amiable Hon. Wahab Haruna Abiodun Egungbohun makes provision for the people of his constituency by distributing *hand sanitizers* throughout the entire constituency.  He further intensifies his campaign against covid-19 by giving out some food items to the good people of Ketu land in order to sustain themselves for this hardship period of lockdown.  In his interview granted at his home town, he advises the people of his constituency to comply with the stay at home oder, and keep themselves clean and safe. In addition, he concluded by urging the people of his constituency to wash their hands often and make use  of the *hand sanitizers* given always. Finally, he advises the entire constituents to obey the rule of social distances e.g disengages in parties and stop clustering about for this period in order to avoid the spread of this deadly disease called corona virus. E-SIGN Adeleye Taiwo

Update On COVID 19 Virus

*Attention!!!* Please note that inline with the Ogun state Government's directive concerning the COVID-19 outbreak globally, all *ICG* Physical meetings in all Local Government in Ogun Central Senatorial District are hereby pronounced suspended till further notice. Kindly remember the following often;  *wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, Keep your hands off your eyes, nose, and mouth. Cover your mouth and nose with flexed elbow or tissue when coughing then wash hands with soap and water after sneezing, before, during and after food preparation and remember to maintain at least 1 ½ meters distance between yourself and anyone else.* *Independent Campaign Group*, *Ogun Central Senatorial District* wishes you all our members a healthy and safe sunday. Happy New Week! Signed, Ogbeni Akano Yaya Kayode. *ICG COORDINATOR*, *OGUN CENTRAL SENATORIAL DISTRICT* Cc: ICG SWC, ICG ABEOKUTA NORTH LGC, ICG ABEOKUTA SOUTH LGC, ICG EWEKORO LGC, ICG IFO L