Abiodun allays Bankers Forum fear over robbery, threats on Ogun State governor

Abiodun allays Bankers Forum fear over robbery threats Dapo Abiodun, on Wednesday, met with members of the Bankers Forum in Ijebu Ode, Sagamu and Ijebu Igbo to allay their fears over robbery attacks. Abiodun also assured them of its administration’s determination towards strengthening and fortifying the existing security network across the State, with a view […]

Ogun State signs anti-open grazing bill into law

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on Thursday, signed into law the Bill to Regulate Animal Grazing and Establishment of Cattle Ranching in Ogun State. Abiodun, who assented to the bill during a Security Council meeting in the State Secretariat at Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, called on the security agencies to swing immediately into action and […]

In Arepo, reconstruction of Journalists’ Estate Road brings excitement to residents

As the ongoing reconstruction of Journalists’ Estate Road, Arepo, a satellite town in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area, gathers momentum, residents are already heaving a sigh of relief. The contractor has been working at a frenetic pace to meet the deadline for the completion of the 2.35km road, which has been slated for December. Contract […]

Buhari condoles Abiodun over father’s demise

…eulogises Pa Abiodun’s progressive attitude while alive. President Muhammed Buhari, has commiserated with the Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, over the demise of his father, Pa Emmanuel Abiodun, describing the late octogenarian as a progressive who supported worthy courses during his life time. Buhari, who stated this on Friday during a condolence visit to the […]

Abiodun Appoints Six New Permanent Secretaries, Redeploys Two

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has approved the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the State Civil Service. The newly appointed permanent secretaries are: Mrs, Olubukunola Adeniregun, Messrs Adetunji Kanimodo and Olusegun Olaotan. The rest are Drs Rotimiolu Akinlesi, Waidi Olanloye and Olufowobi A.O. Until their appointments, these career officers were senior directors in […]

Environmental Degradation: Ogun Halts Dredging And Sand-Mining Activities

For constituting environmenal nuisance and degradations in various parts of the state,the Ogun state government has banned dredging and sand mining activities in various sites across the state with immediate effect. Special Adviser to the Governor on Environment, Mr Ola Oresanya announced this during an Environmental Assessment Inspection Team to Abule,-Oko Community, Magboro, Obafemi Owode […]

Ogun receives another batch of COVID-19 vaccines

…Resumes vaccination next week. The Ogun State Government has taken delivery of 187,426 doses of Modenna COVID-19 vaccines as it intensifies efforts to combat the third wave of the pandemic. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker said in a statement in Abeokuta on Friday that the vaccines arrived the state capital late on […]

Abiodun mourns former ECOMOG Commander, Olurin

Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has mourned the death of the former Military Governor of Oyo State, General Adetunji Idowu Olurin (rtd), who passed on Saturday morning at the age of 76. Abiodun, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, on Saturday, expressed shock over the news of the death of […]

Ogun Closes Sales Of Screening Form Into 42 Flagship Schools

Ogun State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology wishes to inform the general public that sales of application forms into the 42 flagship publuc secondary schools for 2021/2022 academic session will close on Friday 6th August, 2021. However, the screening test will still hold on Saturday, 14th August, 2021 at 10:00am as earlier scheduled. All […]

Dr. EMMANUEL ABIODUN PASSES ON AT 89

The Abiodun Family of Iperu-Remo, Ogun State has announced the passing on of their Patriach, Dr Emmanuel Adesanya Abiodun, who slept in The Lord on Monday August 2, 2021 at the age of 89 after a brief illness. Dr Abiodun, a devout Christian, is survived by his wife, Mrs Victoria Abiodun, many children, grandchildren, great […]

OGIRS REDUCES DIRECT ASSESSMENT TAX ON STAMP DUTY

The Ogun State Internal Revenue Service (OGIRS) has reduced the direct assessment tax payable on stamp duty from 17 to 12 percent, in order to encourage taxpayers and boost revenue generation. The Executive Chairman, OGIRS, Mr. Olugbenga Olaleye disclosed this at the 2021 Second Quarter Revenue Performance Review of the agency at its headquarter in […]

Why Ogun is witnessing peace, development under my watch – Abiodun

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has attributed development and peace being enjoyed in the state to the inclusive approach of his administration and equal treatment for all. Speaking at the Ogun State Committee Stakeholders’ meeting on Ward Congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC), held in Abeokuta, the governor equally noted that the political temperature […]

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