Deplorable Federal Roads in Ondo: Reps Caucus takes case to Fashola

Deplorable Federal Roads in Ondo: Reps Caucus takes case to Fashola

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Ondo state Caucus of the house representative in the National Assembly has sought the intervention of the Federal ministry of works and housing on the rehabilitation of Federal government roads in the state. The lawmakers, who met with the Minister for works and hlHousing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola and his minister of state on Tuesday, called his attention to the deplorable states of many Federal roads linking the state. Some of the federal…

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More Ondo Varsity’s Students can be Swept Away by Flood if….. NEMA

More Ondo Varsity’s Students can be Swept Away by Flood if….. NEMA

By: Ade Adeleke The National Emergency Management Agency ( NEMA) has warned that more students are at the risk of being swept away by flood at Akungba Akoko if they are not relocated from flood prone areas. The agency therefore urged students of the Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko who live in flood-prone areas should be moved to a safer place till the rains subside. Coordinator of NEMA in-charge of Osun,Ondo and Ekiti states, Mr. Olusegun…

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Even with My Sack at Appeal Court, I praise God —Melaye

Even with My Sack at Appeal Court, I praise God —Melaye

By: SUNSHINETRUTH A senator, Dino Melaye was today sacked by the court of appeal after losing his appeal against a tribunal’s ruling that nullified his election as the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the Senate. “I just lost my election at the Appeal Court and Fresh election ordered,” Dino Melaye tweeted on Friday. The Kogi State National Assembly Election Tribunal Friday, 23 August nullified Dino Melaye’s election. Melaye, a candidate of the opposition…

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FLOODING: Ondo Assembly goes tough, as Corpse of AAUA Student Swept Away Still Missing

FLOODING: Ondo Assembly goes tough, as Corpse of AAUA Student Swept Away Still Missing

By: Ade Adeleke The speaker of Ondo state House of Assembly; Rt. Hon Bamidele David Oleyelogun at Plenary session on Wednesday, raised matters of public urgency on the flooding at Akungba where Doyinsola Motunrayo Boluwaji, a final year student of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA) got drowned. In his reaction, the lawmaker representing Akoko South West Constituency-One Hon Olugbenga Omole sympathised with the family of the 400 level student who was swept away…

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OSRC/Orange FM: Ondo Lawmakers Slash N3000 Recruitment Charge

OSRC/Orange FM: Ondo Lawmakers Slash N3000 Recruitment Charge

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo State House of Assembly has ordered a reduction in the recruitment charge of three thousand naira for state media outfits job applicants. To this end, the House Committee on Information led by the Chairman, Hon Olugbenga Omole directed the Chairman of OSRC and Orange FM to furnish it with details of its proposed recruitment exercise. The OSRC Chairman and the Management team were summoned to a meeting on Monday with…

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2023 Presidential Poll: Anybody above 70year-old may be Banned from Contesting

2023 Presidential Poll: Anybody above 70year-old may be Banned from Contesting

A member of the House of Representatives, Bede Eke, has proposed creation of a law that disqualifies Nigerians older than 70 from contesting in presidential election. According to Eke, who is representing Aboh Mbaise/Ngor Okpala Federal Constituency of Imo State, with the passage of the ‘Not Too Young To Run’ bill by the National Assembly, and the assent into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, there is the need to also have a maximum age of…

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ONDO: After 10months of Legal Battle, Okitipupa Constituency gets new Lawmaker

ONDO: After 10months of Legal Battle, Okitipupa Constituency gets new Lawmaker

By: Ade Adeleke ………Ondo Speaker swears-in Gbegudu as new member. The Speaker, Ondo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon David Bamidele Oleyelogun has sworn-in a new member of the House, Hon Ololade Gbegudu, representing Okitipupa state constituency two. This followed a supreme court judgement nullifying the election of Mr Akinwumi Adesina, a former member of the House, representing Okitipupa state constituency two. Honourable Gbegudu had earlier approached an Akure High Court, claiming that he was…

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SNAKE SAGA: Ondo Lawmakers relocate to new Chamber

SNAKE SAGA: Ondo Lawmakers relocate to new Chamber

By: Ade Adeleke After several weeks of accusation and counter accusation over snake saga at the Hallowed chamber of the Ondo state House of Assembly, the lawmakers on Wednesday relocated to another building within the assembly complex to continue with their statutory legislative functions. The abandoned main chamber is already in deplorable condition and set for massive renovation. The House which has not been holding plenary sitting since the snake saga that occurred at the…

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Reps Minority Leader, 8 Federal lawmakers, Eyitayo Honour Akure Rep Omolafe

Reps Minority Leader, 8 Federal lawmakers, Eyitayo Honour Akure Rep Omolafe

By: Ade Adeleke The 9th National Assembly is concerned with enacting people’s oriented laws that will facilitate rapid growth of the country . The Minority leader of the House of Representatives, Hon Ndidi Elumelu stated this on Sunday while speaking with newsmen in Akure, the Ondo state capital. Elumelu who was at the inauguration thanksgiving of a member representing Akure south/Akure north federal constituency, Hon Adedayo Omolafe said the lawmakers would protect the interest of…

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NDDC: Federal Lawmaker Akinjo Condemns Marginalisation of Ondo State, Demands Equitable Treatment

NDDC: Federal Lawmaker Akinjo Condemns Marginalisation of Ondo State, Demands Equitable Treatment

By: Ade Adeleke The Member representing Ilaje/Ese Odo federal constituency of Ondo state in the House of Representatives, Hon. Kolade Victor Akinjo (PDP) has condemned the unjust treatment of Ondo State by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The federal lawmaker challenged the management of NDDC to put an end to the continuous marginalisation and complete neglect of oil producing communities in the state especially in the siting and execution of the commissions projects. Hon….

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