Herdsmen: Why I took up education of slain farmer’s daughter —Akoko Reps member, Tunji-Ojo

Herdsmen: Why I took up education of slain farmer’s daughter —Akoko Reps member, Tunji-Ojo

By: Ade Adeleke It was a moment of joy and appreciation as the member representing Akoko North East/North West Federal Constituency at the green chamber and Chairman, House Committee on NDDC, Hon Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo has taken up the sponsorship of the education of Adedayo Kemisola, the daughter of late Adedayo Festus who was killed by herdsmen recently in his Ajowo Akoko farm. Adedayo Festus was a victim of killer herdsmen a few weeks ago while…

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Breaking: Ondo swears-in 203 Councillors Monday 7months after election

Breaking: Ondo swears-in 203 Councillors Monday 7months after election

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The legislative structures of the eighteen local government areas in Ondo State are to be inaugurated on Monday. This is coming after seven months of electing the 203 councillors in August, 2020. State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) , Engr. Ade Adetimehin, disclosed this on Sunday when he meet with all the local governments’ Party, and council chairmen in Akure. Adetimehin said the leader of the party in the State,…

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Medical: Achievers University inducts 65 graduates, expends N100m on Lab facilities

Medical: Achievers University inducts 65 graduates, expends N100m on Lab facilities

By: Ade Adeleke The authorities of Achievers University, Owo in Ondo state, on Wednesday declared that it will continue to provide the necessary infrastructure and equipment for its academic programmes, saying a sum of 100 million naira was recently expended on Nine standard laboratories for medical laboratory science programme. This is just as two students of the Department of Medical Laboratory Science at the University were offered automatic employment by the institution. The students, Emmanuel…

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50% Gender inclusion: IPC, EU, NAWOJ, FIDA, YIAGA-Africa, Politicians seek Electoral reforms

50% Gender inclusion: IPC, EU, NAWOJ, FIDA, YIAGA-Africa, Politicians seek Electoral reforms

COMMUNIQUE OF A VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE ON GENDER & ELECTORAL REFORMS ORGANISED BY THE INTERNATIONAL PRESS CENTRE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH EU-SDGN PARTNERS, FIDA AND NAWOJ VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE ON GENDER & ELECTORAL REFORMS ORGANISED BY THE INTERNATIONAL PRESS CENTRE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH EU-SDGN PARTNERS, FIDA AND NAWOJ Wednesday, February 10, 2021. PREAMBLE The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria, held a virtual media roundtable on gender and electoral reforms in collaboration with Yiaga Africa, Nigerian Women Trust Fund,…

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N40B NDDC projects for Ilaje/Eseodo, BTO working for us —Reps member Akinjo

N40B NDDC projects for Ilaje/Eseodo, BTO working for us —Reps member Akinjo

OUR REGION IS WELL- CAPTURED UNDER THE NDDC 2020 BUDGET – PLEASE TAKE NOTE My attention has been drawn to the negative reports orchestrated on social media against the person of Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, member representing Akoko North East/ West Federal Constituency claiming his conversion of NDDC projects to his federal constituency. I want to state emphatically here that the statements being made against him are nothing but outright mutilation of political facts and realities….

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Ekiti, Osun, Anambra polls: Yiaga Africa, Coalition set Electoral Reform agenda for National Assembly

Ekiti, Osun, Anambra polls: Yiaga Africa, Coalition set Electoral Reform agenda for National Assembly

PRESS STATEMENT BY THE COALITION FOR CONSTITUTIONAL AND ELECTORAL REFORMS DEMANDING FOR KEY ACTIONS FROM THE LAWMAKERS ON THE ELECTORAL AMENDMENT BILL The 9th National Assembly under the leadership of the Senate President; Ahmed Lawal and the Speaker of the House of Representatives; Femi Gbajabiamila, promised Nigerian’s a new Electoral Act by the first quarter of 2021. Accordingly, the Senate and House of Representatives Joint Committee on INEC and Electoral Matters invited citizens in December…

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How to end incessant bloody accidents in Akungba —NAOSS, Ondo APC, Boroffice

How to end incessant bloody accidents in Akungba —NAOSS, Ondo APC, Boroffice

Press statement Crash: Ondo APC commiserate with AAUA, parents The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is appalled at the incessant bloody accidents that occur around the State-owned Adekunle Ajasin University, in Akungba Akoko. The chapter sympathises with the bereaved families, and the university community over the unfathomable loses. It prays God to grant the deceased eternal rest. The pain of losing a dear soul, moreso, a student, on whom the struggling…

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Akungba ghastly accident: One Crash Too Many —Reps member Adeogun

Akungba ghastly accident: One Crash Too Many —Reps member Adeogun

By: ade Adeleke A Member Representing Akoko Southeast/Southwest Federal constituency at the National Assembly, Hon Ade Adeogun has expressed deep concern over incessant accidents at Akungba Akoko in recent time. Reacting to yesterday’s crash that claimed about ten lives near AAUA main gate, Adeogun described the incident as one too many. Below is the full details of his rwactions; AKUNGBA GHASTLY AUTO CRASH: ONE ACCIDENT TOO MANY I’ve received with great shock, the news of…

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JABU VC justifies honouring Hon Tunji-Ojo with Doctorate Degree

JABU VC justifies honouring Hon Tunji-Ojo with Doctorate Degree

Prof Kola Sonaike, the Vice Chancellor, Joseph Ayo Babalola University, JABU, Ikeji Arakeji, Osun state today explained reasons for the institution to honour the lawmaker representing Akoko North East/North West Federal Constituency, Olubunmi Tunji Ojo with a honorary Doctorate Degree. He said the honour was in recognition of his committment to the uplift of his constituency, his state and nation. The federal Lawmaker who bagged a honorary doctorate degree in Public Administration was among the…

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As Reps Member Hon Tunji-Ojo receives JABU Honorary Doctorate Degree

As Reps Member Hon Tunji-Ojo receives JABU Honorary Doctorate Degree

As Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo receives JABU honorary doctorate degree By: Femi Salako Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo can never be said to have aimed low in all his life’s pursuits. He has always shot higher, far above the standard. Not one born into affluence, he sought to build a name, a lasting legacy and he has committed himself to doing that in more than three decades. Over the years, his exemplary leadership in business and public service and generous…

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Alex Ajipe celebrates birthday of Hon Tunji-Ojo’s mother

Alex Ajipe celebrates birthday of Hon Tunji-Ojo’s mother

Chief Alex Ajipe, the convener of Ibi-Giga Ambassadors in Ondo State, has felicitated with the lawmaker representing Akoko North East and North West Federal Constituency, Bunmi Tunji-Ojo, on the occasion of his mother’s birthday. Ajipe in a statement made available to journalists on Saturday in Akure by his Media Aide, Solomon Adewoye, described Mrs Yinka Tunji-Ojo as a simple, loving, caring and trustworthy mother who has remained a pillar of strength to her children. The…

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Ondo PDP crisis takes new twist, as leaders back PDP lawmaker, Elegbeleye

Ondo PDP crisis takes new twist, as leaders back PDP lawmaker, Elegbeleye

The crisis rocking the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State has taken a new twist at the weekend as some leaders of the party dissociated themselves from the suspension of members of the party. The party had suspended some members of the party including the Minority Leader of the House of Assembly, Hon. Rasheed Elegbeleye for alleged anti-party activities. The grouse of the party who suspended Elegbeleye, Ayo Fadaka and others was the visit…

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Ondo Dep Speaker Aderoboye gets new official vehicles

Ondo Dep Speaker Aderoboye gets new official vehicles

GOV. AKEREDOLU PRESENTS NEW PRADO SUV, TOYOTA HILUX TO ONDO DEPUTY SPEAKER Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has presented the deputy Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Samuel Aderoboye, a 2020 model of Prado SUV and a Toyota Hilux. The Governor presented the official vehicles to the Deputy Speaker at the government house, Alagabaka, Akure on Tuesday, January 5, 2020. The Deputy Speaker was accompanied to the government house by…

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Insecurity: Ondo CP, Salami lauds Reps member Tunji-Ojo for donating four patrol vehicles to police

Insecurity: Ondo CP, Salami lauds Reps member Tunji-Ojo for donating four patrol vehicles to police

The Ondo State Commissioner of Police, Bolaji Salami, has commended the federal lawmaker representing Akoko North East/North West Federal Constituency, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, for his efforts in the fight against insecurity in the area. Salami spoke in Okeagbe Akoko at the official presentation of four patrol vehicles facilitated to all the divisional police stations, including Okeagbe Akoko, Ogbagi Akoko, Irun Akoko and Ikare Akoko, in the two local government areas of the Constituency. Acknowledging receipt…

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Reps Member, BTO donates chairs to Ondo NUJ Press Centre

Reps Member, BTO donates chairs to Ondo NUJ Press Centre

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Ondo state Council has taken the delivery of 50 plastic chairs donated by a member of the House of Representatives from Akoko Northeast/Northwest Federal Constituency, Hon Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo. The donation is in the spirit of the festive, as the chairs will add value to event halls at the NUJ Press Centre, Alagbaka-Akure where journalists and their friends usually relax. In a Press statement signed by the Union’s State Secretary,…

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Owo lawmaker, Adeyemi empowers traders, youths, drills Boreholes, grades roads, awards scholarship

Owo lawmaker, Adeyemi empowers traders, youths, drills Boreholes, grades roads, awards scholarship

The lawmaker representing Owo constituency-2 at the Ondo state House of Assembly, Hon (Dr) Olayemi Adeyemi has put smiles on the faces of some petty traders, youths and residents of some communities in the area with his quarterly empowerment programmes and scholarship scheme. This is just as he cautioned elected public office holders to always reach out to their people to change the negative impressions about them by the masses who usually refer to their…

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Akoko Market women shower encomiums on Ondo Reps member, BTO

Akoko Market women shower encomiums on Ondo Reps member, BTO

It’s a common saying among the Yorubas that when ones son does well, he deserves to be praised. The Yoruba culture is one that appreciates and celebrate a good name, as it’s always said among them, “a good name is better than gold”. Thus it is the desire of men from among the Yoruba to be identified as a true Omoluabi, one that’s well brought up and nurtured, who understands the way of the elders,…

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Xmas: Reps member Tunji-Ojo doles out start-up cash, gifts to women in Akoko

Xmas: Reps member Tunji-Ojo doles out start-up cash, gifts to women in Akoko

The people of Akoko North East\North West federal constituency of Ondo state got the best of the Christmas celebration feeling as their Lawmaker, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo brought it closer to them as he distributed to women in the constituencies cash and various items yesterday, 24th of December 2020. The Lawmaker who has been generally noted for his large hearted and generosity further showed to the members of the general public, especially those outside his constituencies…

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How Ondo Speaker was rescued from being jailed

How Ondo Speaker was rescued from being jailed

The Speaker of the Ondo state of Assembly, Bamidele Oleyelogun and three others at the House today escaped being jailed by a State High Court sitting in Akure. Justice Samuel Bola quashed the suit after warring parties agreed to an amicable position following evidence that the speaker and the house had complied with his earlier order to reinstate the four suspended lawmakers. The court had earlier lifted the suspension of four lawmakers, Favour Tomowewo, Adewinle…

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Why we delayed recall of four suspended lawmakers —Ondo Speaker

Why we delayed recall of four suspended lawmakers —Ondo Speaker

The Ondo State House of Assembly has explained why it delayed the lifting of the suspension order placed on four Members of the Assembly. They include the former Deputy Speaker, Iroju Ogundeji, Honourable Adewale Adewinle Williams, Honourable Favour Tomomewo, and Honourable Leonard Akinrinbido. Speaking at plenary on Monday, Speaker of the House, Rt. Honourable Oleyelogun Bamidele David noted that the Honourables, Iroju Ogundeji, Favour Tomomewo and Adewale Williams were suspended in line with the provisions…

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