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SOBA EXPLOSION: LASG DISBURSES FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO FAMILIES OF 23 DECEASED VICTIMS

In fulfilment of the promise to bring succour to victims of the Soba Explosion in Abule-Ado, the Lagos State Government on Wednesday presented cheques to families of the 23 deceased victims of the disaster. Speaking today at the disbursement ceremony, the State Deputy Governor, who also doubles as Chairman of the Emergency Relief Committee, Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat, stated that the presentation …

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HAMZAT URGES LAGOSIANS NOT TO DUMP WASTE IN DRAINAGES

Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat has urged Lagosians to desist from dumping their wastes into the drainage channels in order to avoid flooding as rain commences.  The Deputy Governor made the call today during an inspection tour of some drainage systems across the State as part of efforts to prepare for the rainy season. Hamzat, while disclosing that the Sanwo-Olu Administration has awarded …

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LAGOS RESTATES COMMITMENT TO SUPPORTING INNOVATORS, ENTREPRENEURS

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has restated his administration’s commitment to continue supporting the ambitions and aspirations of entrepreneurs, innovators and business leaders. The Governor gave the assurance on Friday while speaking at the Ernst and Young (EY) Entrepreneur of the Year (West Africa) Award and Gala Night held at the Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos to acknowledge and honour the excellent …

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HAMZAT, JAJI ADVOCATE GOOD PARENTING

The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat has called on parents to wage war against the menace of drugs and substance abuse in Nigeria in order to guarantee the future of their children.  He spoke yesterday while commissioning the Federation of Muslim Women Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN) Counselling Centre at Makoko, Ebute-Metta in Lagos.  Hamzat noted that “every society is determined by the micro family …

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NIGERIA NEEDS APPROPRIATE LEGISLATION FOR TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT – HAMZAT

A call has gone to the Nigerian Senate to introduce robust legislation, if Nigeria is to reap the benefits derivable from the digital revolution. Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat made the call while receiving members of the Senate Committee on ICT and Cyber Crime who paid him a courtesy visit in his Ikeja office today. The Deputy Governor described the absence of …

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TRADITIONAL RULERS VITAL TO NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT – HAMZAT

Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat has stressed the importance of traditional rulers in the promotion of peaceful co-existence among communities to bring about national development and growth.  Speaking on Tuesday at a Symposium organised to commemorate the 20thCoronation Anniversary of the Oloja of Epe, Oba Kamorudeen Ishola Animashaun, Dr. Hamzat averred that the traditional rulers play useful roles in …

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HAMZAT ADVOCATES PARADIGM SHIFT TO SAVE ENVIRONMENT

Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat has advocated the need for a behavioural change and paradigm shift to enable Nigeria rescue and preserve its environment for the future.Speaking yesterday at the 18th Chief S.L Edu Memorial Lecture in Victoria Island, Lagos, the Deputy Governor stressed the need for citizens to change their orientation on the way they handle the environment.According to the Deputy Governor, “We …

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LAGOS TO ENGAGE GRADUATES OF TECHNICAL COLLEGES IN SCHOOL INFRASTRUCTURE MAINTENANCE

Deputy Gov. Dr Adebule,(middle), HC Wealth Creation and Employment, Mr. Babatunde Durosinmi Etti (5th left), Executive Secretary, LATVEB, Engr. Olawunmi Gasper (1st left), Director General, NECA, Mr. Olusegun Oshinowo with some of the graduands Lagos State Government has said that it would engage graduates of its technical colleges in a ‘Maintenance Gang’ initiative to be unveiled in August this year …

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Work Towards Nation’s Unity, Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode Urges Nigerians

…Advocates Support For Buhari’s Developmental Agenda Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday urged Nigerians to support the sincere efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari to develop the country on all fronts, just as he said that no meaningful development can take place without unity and cohesion. Governor Ambode, who spoke shortly after performing the laying of wreath ceremony as …

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