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Ogun To Hold Monthly Sanitation With Restriction


Ogun State Government will hold its monthly environmental sanitation exercise across the State on Saturday, October 28, 2017 between 7am and 10am. A release signed by the Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Bolaji Oyeleye indicated that there would be full restriction of human and vehicular movements across the 20 Local Government Areas of the State. The release further enjoined residents to comply with the restriction, as ... Read More »

Ogun CJ To Visit Prisons


As part of programme aimed at assessing the condition of prisons and the inmates, the Chief Judge of Ogun State, Hon. Justice Olatokunbo Olopade has scheduled a three day visit to prison formations across the four zones of the State. A release signed by the Chief Registrar, High Court of Justice, Mr. Olusola Oloyede said the CJ’s itinerary to prisons formations will begin from Tuesday ... Read More »

Ogun Is Rated Third On Fiscal Sustainability-Commissioner


Ogun State Government says it has been rated third in the fiscal sustainability index, attributing the recent ranking to its ability to turn around the state to an industrial hub of the nation. The Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Wale Oshinowo who made this known during an interview with the newsmen at his Abeokuta office explained that influx of industries in the state was now at ... Read More »

World Polio Day: Ogun Increases Awareness On Preventive Measures


The Ogun State government says it has scaled up its awareness campaign as it re-strategizes towards sustaining its Zero polio status in order to stem the surge of the disease in the State. The Acting Secretary, Ogun State Primary Health Care Development Board (OGPHECADEB) Dr. Elijah Ogunsola in an interview with newsmen in Abeokuta, said the State Government had prioritized awareness campaign towards drawing attention ... Read More »

Ogun To Suspend Forest Exploitation For Five Years


Towards making its wood products economic viable and export worthy, the Ogun State Government is planning to stop exploitation of forestry products for the next five years to nurture its forest reserves. The State Commissioner for Forestry, Chief Kolawole Lawal made this known during an oversight visit by the State House of Assembly Committee on Agriculture and Forestry to assess the Ministry’s 2017 budget performance ... Read More »

We’ve Increased Agricultural Production To Attain Food-Sufficiency- Agric Commissioner


Ogun State Government says its investment in the agric sector has culminated into aggressive agricultural production in the State in the last eight months towards becoming food-sufficient. The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mrs. Adepeju Adebajo affirmed this while receiving members of the State House of Assembly Committee on Agriculture and Forestry led by Hon. Harrison Adeyemi in continuation of the Assembly’s oversight visit to Ministries, ... Read More »

Ogun Extends Scope Of‘’ Araya’’ Scheme


The Ogun State Government says it has extended the capacity of its Community Based Health Insurance Scheme tagged ‘’Araya’’ to accommodate more beneficiaries who need special interventions. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Babatunde Ipaye disclosed this in Abeokuta at a programme put in place by the Ministry to reimburse some beneficiaries and health facilities for expenses incurred in the course of treatment. The Commissioner ... Read More »

Amosun Calls Nigerians To Venture Into Agric


Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has called on Nigerians to divert their investment into agricultural production so as to create more wealth and reduce poverty. Governor Amosun who was represented by his Deputy, Chief (Mrs)Yetunde Onanuga at the world food prize events held at Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America ( USA) with the titled; ‘’Betting on Africa to feed the World’’. The ... Read More »

Ogun To Encourage Women In Agriculture


The Ogun State Government says it will continue to encourage the participation of youth and women in farming and agricultural development across the State.           The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mrs Adepeju Adebajo stated this while receiving the House Committee on Agriculture during its oversight visit to the ministry at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta. She pointed out that her Ministry would continue to encourage them so as ... Read More »

Ogun Health Ministry Inaugurates Committee On Commodity Distribution


In a bid to ensure effective and even distribution of commodities to health facilities, Ogun State Government has inaugurated a 14 man committee on Logistics Management Coordinating Unit (LMCU) to monitor the distribution of commodities across the 20 Local Government Areas of the State. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Babatunde Ipaye who was represented by the Permanent Secretary,  Dr. Nafiu Aigoro at the inauguration ... Read More »

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