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Oyo Pupils On Rampage; Kick Against Gov Ajimobi’s New Policy

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Secondary school students in Ibadan, the capital city of Oyo State went berserk on Monday 6th June, 2016 to protest the Government’s move to return some schools to their owners.

From Molete to Challenge, Oluyole to Mokola the children marched out in their thousands carrying placards and calling the Governor unprintable names.

The APC secretariat located at the Oke Ado axis of the city was vandalised while the Governor’s private residence also in Oluyole was not also spared the anger of the school children.

Governor Ajimobi had earlier arrested some labour leaders in the state for disrupting his meeting with some stakeholders some days ago.

The union leaders were against the governor’s decision to return schools to private hands claiming the move is against the pre-election promises of the government.

There were some reports emanating from the government quarters that the demonstration by the students was incited by the labour unions to frustrate the government.

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NATE Honours Focal Point Boss, Kamal Bello

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‘honor isn’t given, its earned’ This quote depicts the mood at the just concluded 39th Conference of the Nigerian Association of Technologists in Engineering in Ibadan where the CEO of Focal Point, Engineer Kamaldeen Olalekan Bello was conferred with a Fellow title.
It was an assembly of the finest engineers and construction giants in Nigeria who converged on the Daylan Event Centre, Ibadan venue of the conference of a memorable night of honours and awards.
Kamaldeen Bello who recently bagged a Corporate Membership of Occupational Safety and Health Association UK shone like a northern star when the hall erupted at the mention of his names and citation as a Fellow.
According to the NATE, the Engineering body bestowed the honor upon the Focal Point boss for his achievements and contributions to the field of Civil Engineering.
With an enviable career devoted to the serving of God and mankind, Bello has worked in various capacity starting with Adpett Nigeria and later Danrin Engineering, the Nigerian Army and some other reputable institutions before floating his Focal Point.
At the event, the dynamic building expert whose essay ‘Moments Of Truth; How To Stop Building Collapse In Nigeria’ forms a literary debate in the Engineering and Construction industry stated that the honour was a proof that he is on the right track at this moment in his career.
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Amidst Denial, Ibadan Billionaire, Dotun Sanusi To Contest For Governor

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Despite his denial, Ilaji Farm boss, Dotun Sanusi has his eyes on the governorship seat of Oyo State.

 

Those in the know claimed the billionaire who also owns the Icast International school is hinging his chances on his closeness with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

 

Sanusi whose influence in the last election was put in play to deliver for the re election of Governor Seyi Makinde has become a sort of political influence in Oyo State.

 

The Ilaji boss, some days ago denied the guber ambition claims.

 

In his words, the billionaire claimed ‘anything that has to do with politics, count me out’.

 

But sources maintained his denial was part of the plans.

 

 

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Singer, Ebenezer Obey Loses Ex-wife

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Prolific singer, Commander Ebenezer Obey is presently not in a good mood.

 

The ageing musician who is popular for his genre of yoruba music lost one of his confidants some days ago and this has thrown a shade of grief at him.

 

The woman, Iyalode Alaba Lawson died in his Abeokuta home some days ago.

 

The woman who held the title of both the Iyalode of Egbaland and Yorubaland is said to have married the musician at her younger days. The brief affair produced a child.

 

It was said that they later went apart but maintained a close relationship till her death.

 

At 72, Iyalode Alaba Lawson was widely respected. A prominent woman and record holder, the first Nigerian woman to sit on Naccima as president.

 

Ogun State has announced the plans to give her a befitting burial.

 

 

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