Senator Ibikunle Amosun, Lai Mohammed, Wole Soyinka, Ooni of Ife, Alafin of Oyo, paramount rulers, Nollywood stars, performing troupes from across several African countries and over 20 Nigerian states, graced, day one of the African Drum Festival, 2018, at the June 12 Cultural centre, Abeokuta. ... See MoreSee Less
Senator Ibikunle Amosun with some distinguished Nigerians attended the centenary celebration of the life and times of the Founder of Markaz, Late Sheik Adam Abdullahi El-Ilory, at the University of Lagos auditorium. ... See MoreSee Less
Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has assured that his government will meet the hopes and aspirations of citizens of the state before the expiration of its tenure next year.
Fielding questions from a panel made up of civil society and labour groups, tagged Ogun Civil Society Conversation with the Executive Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, organised by the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), Ogun State, in Abeokuta yesterday, he said all ongoing projects will be completed.
Amosun, stated that his administration is creating the enabling environment for businesses to thrive, through infrastructural developmental.
He added that just like Abeokuta, the state capital, all other areas will received equal attention.
The governor acknowleded the efforts of civil servants in the state to the success of his administration and promised that all outstanding entitlements will be paid.
On the bad condition of some federal roads across the state, the governor revealed that the President Muhammadu Buhari led government has approved the reconstruction of the Lagos/Abeokuta road during the last Federal Executive Council (NEC) meeting.
Earlier, the National Secretary of the CDHR, Comrade Yinka Folarin commended the state government for its strides, saying the future of the state is secured with all the developmental projects that have dotted all the nooks and crannies of the state. ... See MoreSee Less
Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has decried the recent killings in the Ijebu Igbo area of the state, during a political rally organised by a top member of an opposing political party. Addressing market women and community leaders, when he visited Ijebu Igbo yesterday, he said "killing each other is a thing of the past in the state and I am going to ensure that we get to the root of this matter. "This is not acceptable, those behind this act will be made to face the full wrath of the law, as nobody will be allowed to mess the state up," the governor added. Noting that such acts are detrimental to progress and development, the governor warned criminals and cult groups to steer clear of the state. Amosun urged politicians to live in peace and desist from acts of violence, reiterating his administration's commitment to maintaining law and order in the state. The Ogun State Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Illiyasu, noted that the Police made about 35 arrests and recovered several ammunitions in connection with the clash. Illiyasu added that those involved in the violence will be charged under the appropriate section of the law, stating that the state is not and will never be allowed be a safe haven to criminals. @ Ogun (state) ... See MoreSee Less
Lekan Mustapha, Remi Hassan, Others dump PDP for APC in Ogun
A former Senator, representing Ogun East Senatorial District, Senator Lekan Mustapha and a former Deputy Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Hon. Remi Hassan, have dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
The politicians, yesterday in Abeokuta, led thousands of PDP members from the Ogun East Senatorial District of the state into APC, saying they were motivated by the developmental strides of the Governor Ibikunle Amosun led government, which they added, will definitely speak for him in the 2019 polls.
According to Hassan, politics is about choice of who you relate with, stating that despite being seen as an antagonist of Amosun, he has never questioned his performance.
He enjoined the governor not to relent till his last days in office, assuring the APC of his support.
Mustapha said "when you have gold, you don't go about looking for silver. We have gold in the person of Amosun, so there is no need messing around with silver."
Earlier, National Financial Secretary of the APC, Alhaji Tajudeen Bello, commended the governor for being a leader, who believes in loyalty and rewards honesty.
Receiving the decampees at the MTR Hall, Ibara Housing Estate, Abeokuta, Amosun said there will be no discrimination among old and new members.
All members, he added, are now one big family, with the mission to work for the good of the common people. The governor assured the people that new developmental programmes will be initiated in different parts of the state, in continuation of the mission to rebuild Ogun state of his administration.
Saying that work will soon commence on the construction of rural roads across the state, he disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to to commission some of the projects. ... See MoreSee Less
From the left, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State; Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State; Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State; Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State briefing journalists after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, at the State House, Abuja. ... See MoreSee Less
Senator Ibikunle Amosun joined President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the All Progressives Congress APC family to celebrate Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu's 66th Birthday and the 10th Colloquium in honor of the national leader in Lagos. ... See MoreSee Less