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TRACE Boss Advocates Safety Education Curriculum For Children

The Trace Commander, Commander Seni Ogunyemi has advised that incorporating safety education into the school curriculum would go a long way in reducing accident among school children. The Corp Commander, while addressing participants at the Ogun State Summer Camp at Akinale Village in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun state, added that if introduced into the School System, children would know simple safety measures that ... Read More »

School Feeding Programme: Ogun Begins Screening Of 3,000 Food Vendors.

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Ogun State government has begun a screening exercise to engage over 3,000 food vendors, across the 20 Local Government areas of the state for the Home Grown school feeding programme in the state as the first phase. The exercise which on-going  in four Local Government areas of the State namely, Yewa North, Ifo, Ijebu East and Remo-North Local Government is being supervised by the Ministry ... Read More »

Ogun Govt. Advocates Mortgage Facilities For Home Ownership

The General Manager of the Ogun State Housing Corporation, Mrs Olajumoke Akinwunmi, wants residents of the state to take advantage of mortgage facilities being offered by the government to own houses by themselves. Mrs Akinwunmi who stressed this during an interactive session with newsmen in Abeokuta pointed out that taking mortgage, was a viable option through which people can benefit maximally from the affordable housing ... Read More »

Children Have A Right To Be Heard On Concerns- Rights Advocate

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Children need speak out whenever they are abused by adults to enable government protect them adequately and prosecute offenders.           Children Right Advocate, Mrs Peju Osoba, stated this when she delivered a lecture titled ‘Children and their Rights’ at the on-going Ogun State Summer Camp in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State.           She opined that many children were being abused on daily basis, sometimes leading ... Read More »

Ogun Further Scales Up On ARAYA Programme

The wife of Ogun State Governor, Dr. (Mrs) Olufunsho Amosun, will on Wednesday , 24th of August, 2016 lead the scale-up of the Community Base Health Insurance Scheme tagged ‘’Araya’’ in the Local Government Councils and Local Community Development Areas( LCDAs) of Ogun East. A release signed by the State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Babatunde Ipaye, indicates that traditional rulers and government functionaries from the enlisted ... Read More »

Ogun Muslim Pilgrims Undertake First HAJJ Exercise


The Ogun State Pilgrims have commenced the hajj rites with visitations to the historic sites in Medina as obligatory exercise before proceeding to Makkah.           Speaking after the exercise, the Chairman of the State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Dr. Isiaq Yusuf who was represented by Sheik Rasheed Mayaleeke, said the visit of the historical places were necessary precondition for any Muslim embarking on Holy pilgrimage.           According ... Read More »

Amosun Harps On Hardwork As Requisite For Success


  The Youth have been advised not to only show desire for success but work for it to be realised through excellence in the pursuit of their endeavours. Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun gave this advice when playing host to the children and officials of the State Summer Camp at the Government House, Abeokuta saying,’ success does not come on a platter of gold, but ... Read More »

Ogun Conducts Proficiency Test For 247 Junior Officers

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In its effort to improve and enhance productivity of its workforce, the Ogun State government has conducted proficiency test for about 247 junior officers in the State Civil Service. The Permanent Secretary in the State Civil Service Commission, Mrs Ajibola Chokor, disclosed this while speaking with newsmen in Abeokuta, saying the exercise was to improve the knowledge and trade of the technicians as well as ... Read More »

Let‘s Partner To Protect The Earth_- Mrs Amosun

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Wife of the Governor, Dr. (Mrs) Olufunso Amosun wants children to abstain from any activities capable of depleting the ozone layer but be partners in conserving the environment. Mrs. Amosun was speaking on a topic, ‘’I shall not be wasteful’’ at the on-going Ogun State Summer Camp at Akin Ale, Ewekoro Local Government Area of the State, with the concern  that the ozone layer was being ... Read More »

Govt. Stresses The Role Of Traditional Rulers In Rural Development

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The Ogun State government has assured that it would leave no stone unturned towards fulfilling its commitment to engendering improved rural economy and all–round development by engaging the traditional rulers. Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun gave this assurance at the installation and presentation of staff of office to Oba Aderemi Adewale Ogunye as the new Abijaparako of Ijebu-Igbo.           The Governor, represented by the Commissioner ... Read More »

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