Dr. Abiodun, an educationist, died on Monday at the age of 89 during a brief illness.
Browsing: Governor Dapo Abiodun
Governor Abiodun said this in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, on Monday.
Abiodun, who was accompanied on the campaign train by members of his cabinet and chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC), also presented the party flag the party’s chairmanship candidate in the local government, Yaya Fadipe.
The fund, according to the bank, will be dedicated towards projects and other developmental initiatives embarked upon by the incumbent administration in the state.
ASUU suspended a nine-month strike on December 24, 2020, but threatened in March to go back on strike over alleged victimisation of its members and non-payment of salaries of more than 10 months.
Adeniran made this known during a one day workshop on: “The Basic Knowledge and Skills in Assisting Victims of Human Trafficking,” held at the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Conference Room, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, the State capital.
The governor, while commissioning the road leading to the home of the first civilian deputy governor in the state, late Pa Sesan Soluade, said the road which was chosen for reconstruction by his administration in conjunction with the Community Development Associations, traditional rulers and other stakeholders, would drastically reduce travel time and resolve traffic gridlock.
The family’s secretary, Rahaman Abiola, made this known in an interview with journalists when a delegation of the Ogun State government, led by the Deputy Governor, Noimot Salako-Oyedele, visited the Abeokuta family house of the late Abiola to celebrate the June 12 democracy day.
In a statement signed by a youth activist in the state, Sonuga Ramoni, the group alleged that the procedure adopted by some party leaders to choose chairmanship candidates in Ikenne Local Government Area and several other local governments was fraught with irregularities.
The governor, accompanied by members of the State Executive Council to the Home, specifically admonished the children not to settle for anything less in the course of pursuing their dreams and aspirations in life.
Rufai who was arrested while trying to get out of the U.S. on May 14, has been accused of allegedly using the identities of more than 100 Washington residents to steal more than $350,000 in unemployment benefits from the Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD) during the COVID-19 pandemic last year.
According to The Nation, a Federal Magistrates’ in New York had rejected the bail application after appearing before Magistrate Ramon Reyes on Wednesday.
The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested Rufai on Friday evening at the John F Kennedy International Airport in New York based on criminal complaint.
The State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, gave this indication when he received the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, who paid him a courtesy call in his office at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.
Abiodun equally announced that his administration would set an Education Endowment Fund with a seed money of N5m, in honour of Faith Odunsi, a student of the Ambassadors College, Ota, who emerged winner in the Global Open Mathematics Tournament.
Odunsi emerged the winner of the global tourney by 30 clear points ahead of opponents from China, the United States, Australia, United Kingdom, South Africa and Germany. Faith first won the hearts of many in 2018 when she set a record in the Cowbellpedia Mathematics Competition by answering 19 questions in 60 seconds.
Prince Dapo Abiodun who made this known while on an inspection tour of the Isheri Fire and Emergency Station, said that the fire station which is almost 95 to 96 per cent completed is in fufilment of his promise during the electioneering to ensure that the state does not have to rely on Lagos State to fight fire outbreak on the Ogun part of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
Speaking during the inauguration in Abeokuta the governor noted that the operatives of the Amotekun security outfit had been carefully chosen and trained to secure lives and property.
Abiodun said these roads have direct socioeconomic benefits on the residents of the state.
The party expressed satisfaction that the governor has continued to focus on activities, programmes and projects that are lifting majority of people out of poverty as well as developing public infrastructure and human capital needs, adding that it was not surprised by the litany of awards recently conferred on him.