The Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Housing, Mrs. Toke Benson-Awoyinka, has appealed to practitioners in the real estate sector and the general public to join hands with the State Government to eliminate unethical practices in the real estate industry. #LASG
He explained that he was charged to court for driving against traffic (one way), resisting arrest, reckless and dangerous driving, driving without a valid drivers licence, assaulting a police officer and attempted murder. @jidesanwoolu@followlastma@gbenga_omo #ForAGreaterLagos
Speaking on the enforcement exercise, General Manager of LASCOPA, Mr. Afolabi Solebo Esq., disclosed that the supermarket was sealed for displaying expired products, such as Kelloggs Krave and Frozen foods, on their shelves for possible sale to unsuspecting consumers. #LASG
He noted that despite several public enlightenment campaigns and warnings by LASCOPA, Store managers still sell expired and hazardous products which are inimical to human health in contravention of the State government's directives on the sale of unwholesome goods. #LASG
The Lagos State Planning and Environmental Monitoring Authority has reiterated the present administration's zero tolerance for all environmental infractions across the metropolis by serving contravention notices to some informal business owners. @jidesanwoolu@drobafemihamzat
A statement released by the Agency on Wednesday said the monitoring team of LASPEMA served the violators the notices during a monitoring exercise embarked upon by the team to curb the incessant environmental infraction after receiving complaints from residents in the area. #LASG
“The Agency had served the contravention notices to the business owners after residents drew the attention of government to the unscrupulous business activities of gravel sellers and wheelbarrow pushers on the roads. #LASG
Speaking at the flagship of the series, tagged "Flavours of Lagos", the Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs.@akinbileyusuf_, said that the programme has been planned to run for the next 12 months with focus on different areas of what Lagos represents. #LASG
According to the General Manager, who was in the company of management staff of the agency, it had become necessary to synergise with the Police Command, especially in violent prone areas, in order to adequately carry out the assignment and responsibilities of the Agency. #LASG
In a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation, Mr.@TFayinka, the resolution was reached on Thursday, after thorough consideration by all parties to effectively eliminate the traffic congestion experienced in the State through Ports activities.
Fayinka said, “The parties agreed that a new e-call up system will commence on Saturday 27th February 2021, as the existing call up for trucks will be discontinued from tomorrow, 26th February 2021, due to its inefficiency to manage truckers operations in and out of the ports”.
The Registrar of the Board, Mr. Olorunkemi Kadiku, who made this disclosure during a Lagos Traffic Radio programme, tagged "Your Side Mirror", noted the difficulties faced by some of the practitioners who live in the hinterland, especially in places like Epe and Badagry. #LASG
He informed the decision to replicate the agency's offices to save practitioners from visiting the Head Office of the Agency at Onikan Lagos every time the need arises. #LASG#ForAGreaterLagos
The Permanent Secretary, @LagosDMO, Mr. Olujimi Ige, has disclosed that funds accessed by the State MDAs from the proceeds of the N100bn Bond issued in January 2020, were used for developmental and capital projects across the State. @jidesanwoolu@drobafemihamzat@gbenga_omo
Commenting on the Bond issued early last year by the State government, Mr. Ige added that some of the projects embarked upon by the MDAs across the State are nearing completion, noting the capital projects cut across different sectors. @jidesanwoolu@LagosDMO #ForAGreaterLagos
Plans are underway to convert the Igbogbo Mini Stadium in Ikorodu, Lagos State, to a full multipurpose sports ground in fulfilment of the campaign promises of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to uplift the socio-economic development of the State. @jidesanwoolu@solaiyeps@ToyinGafaar
Aiyepeku said the plan is to ensure that the Igbogbo Mini Stadium is upgraded in the nearest future, stressing that the vision of the Government is to open up every part of the State so that the youths would be fully engaged. @jidesanwoolu@drobafemihamzat@solaiyeps@ToyinGafaar
The Lagos State Government has announced plans to shut the Third Mainland Bridge from midnight on Friday, 26th to midnight on Saturday, 27th February 2021, for the removal of equipment used for the replacement of expansion joints, among others. @jidesanwoolu@dr_oladeinde #LASG
The Commissioner for Transportation, @dr_oladeinde, stated that the total closure of the bridge for 24 hours is to enable the contractors remove heavy equipment used during the rehabilitation and allow the full reopening of the Oworonshoki and Adeniji bound lanes to traffic.
Lagos State Taskforce on Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods has shut 16 illegal, substandard and unregistered pharmacies, patent medicine stores and premises at Ajegunle and Alaba-Suru axis of Ajeromi-Ifelodun LGA of the State. @jidesanwoolu@LSMOH #LASG
The Commissioner for Health, @ProfAkinAbayomi, disclosed this on Tuesday while reviewing reports of the inspection and enforcement exercise carried out by the Task Force, through the Pharmaceutical Inspectorate Unit (PIU) of the Pharmaceutical Services Directorate of @LSMOH.
He stated that sealing of the affected pharmacies and patent medicine stores was in accordance with the provisions of Section C34 of the Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods Miscellaneous Provision Act of 1999. @jidesanwoolu@ProfAkinAbayomi@LSMOH #LASG
The newly appointed Executive Secretary of Lagos State Law Reform Commission, Mrs. Umul-Kulthum Ninilomo Bashar, has assured residents of the State to expect updated laws that will reflect the socio-cultural and economic needs of the people of Lagos @jidesanwoolu@Lagos_LawReform
Speaking during her first interaction with staffers as the head of the Commission, Mrs. Bashar appreciated the State Governor for the confidence reposed in her and expressed commitment to contribute her quota to the development of Lagos State through purposeful Law Reforms. #LASG
As part of efforts to encourage the teaching and learning of languages in schools, especially Yoruba Language, the Lagos State Government has collaborated with @USAIDNigeria, towards providing educational learning materials to schools. @jidesanwoolu@lasgeducation@lagossubeb
The Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, stressed the need to motivate the younger ones to learn the mother-tongue, adding that it will increase their literacy levels and expand the availability of quality local language teaching and learning materials for pupils.
The Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Engr.@OlalereOdusote, who disclosed this at a stakeholders’ virtual Roundtable with ICT industry stakeholders on Thursday, highlighted the intentions of the State Government to achieve significant reduction in carbon emissions.
The Commissioner emphasised the importance of the sector in achieving the State’s ambitions of becoming a Smart City as evidenced by the ongoing deployment of 3000km of fiber optic cables across the State. #LASG#ForAGreaterLagos
The Lagos State Examinations Board has announced the release of the year 2020 Public Service Examination results for the confirmation of Clerical Assistants on Grade Levels 02 - 03, Clerical Officers on Grade Levels 04 - 05, @jidesanwoolu@drobafemihamzat #LASG#ForAGreaterLagos
Compulsory Examination for newly employed Executive Officers on Grade Levels 06 - 07 and Administrative Officers on Grade Levels 08 and above. #LASG#ForAGreaterLagos
A statement issued by the Director, Lagos State Examinations Board, Mr. Supo Gbadegesin, added that the released results also included that of the external examination conducted for Secretarial Officers and Confidential Secretaries #LASG#ForAGreaterLagos
The Lagos State Government has condemned the alleged brutalisation of a journalist, Benjamin Anaja, with Guild Press Limited by some operatives of the Kick Against Indiscipline (KAI) at Meiran Bus Stop, along the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway. @jidesanwoolu@LasgMOE #LASG
A statement signed by the State Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello, said the present administration has a zero-tolerance for any form of brutalisation of members of the public by any employee, operative or agent of the State government. #LASG
He stated that the incident will be thoroughly investigated and punitive measures will be taken against any of the KAI operatives mentioned in the viral news report if found culpable. #LASG#ForAGreaterLagos
As part of continued efforts to improve the quality of teaching and learning outcomes in public and private schools, the Lagos State Government has released the year 2020-2023 Approved Booklist for Public and Private Schools across the State. @jidesanwoolu@lasgeducation#LASG
An official statement signed by the Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, stated that since books play a very significant role in the acquisition of quality education, concerted efforts were made to ensure the release of a unified booklist for all classes. #LASG
She added that the proliferation of books in the education sector made it essential to scrutinise and select value-adding textbooks that would be circulated in schools across the State, in order to eliminate those that are substandard in content and unsuitable for the students.
LASG has disclosed that the experience gained and lessons learnt, during the outbreak of Ebola and COVID-19 pandemic (first-wave) in the State, had prepared the present administration for the second wave of the disease. @jidesanwoolu@ProfAkinAbayomi@LSMOH@LagosMepb@egubesam