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AMBODE GIVES N500M GRANT TO 275 COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS TO COMPLETE PROJECTS

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…Gesture Unprecedented In Nigeria, Says Lagos APC Chairman

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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday doled out N500million as grant to 275 Community Development Associations (CDAs) to enable them complete their ongoing self help projects.

 

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Governor Ambode, who presented the grant to the CDAs at De Blue Roof, LTV, Agidingbi, said it was not in doubt that the various self help projects, ranging from community halls, street light, transformers, police post, drainage and health centres by these communities were complementing the efforts of the State and Local Government to engender growth and development.

 

He said his administration was totally committed to supporting CDAs in the initiation and implementation of community based development projects, adding that apart from being in line with his administration’s policy of inclusive governance, such approach would guarantee ownership of such projects by the communities.

 

“These projects have contributed immensely to make our communities to be more liveable for residents. I must commend all of you for the various projects you have initiated and funded from your voluntary levies and donations by members.

 

“I thank all of you for appreciating the fact that voluntary community effort is required to facilitate growth and development,” Governor Ambode said.

 

He said the decision to aid the CDAs with grant was based on the report gathered from monitoring of some of the ongoing community projects, which showed that some of the projects were on the verge of being abandoned due to paucity of funds, noting that the gesture was therefore compelling.

 

“Today’s occasion is historic; we are presenting financial support of N500million Grant to 275 Community Development Associations to enable them complete their various self-help projects which had been executed to an appreciable level. Let me emphasise that this will be a continuous exercise. Other deserving Community Development Associations will also be considered in the next phase of this presentation,” the Governor said.

 

Alluding to the fact that the gesture was the first of its kind in the State, Governor Ambode said that beyond the 275 projects being supported, all the divisions of the State have been covered.

 

“The message remains the same.  We are committed to good governance and inclusive leadership.  We know your efforts remain selfless to all your communities.  We are partners in governance and we will always support you.

 

“I congratulate the leadership and members of the CDAs that are benefitting from this support initiative. It is my expectation that all the self-help projects covered by this grant will be completed as soon as possible for the usage and benefit of residents,” he said.

 

The Governor also charged residents in the communities to take ownership of the projects and protect them against vandalisation and all acts that would result in the reduction of the life span of the facilities.

 

Earlier, State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Tunde Balogun, in his remarks, described the gesture by Governor as unprecedented in the history of Nigeria, urging community leaders and residents to make judicious use of the projects as well as prudent spending of the grants.

 

“What is happening today is the presentation of grants to 275 CDAs across the State. It is very awesome and unprecedented. This is the first time I’ve ever heard of such. It is unprecedented in the history of Nigeria. Please take ownership of the projects and ensure durability in your locality. This government had been constructing roads, bridges, and different projects across the states. We thank God for using Governor Ambode to change the face of Lagos for good”.

 

On his part, Commissioner Local Government and Community Affairs, Hon Muslim Folami, said the all inclusive governance mantra of the Governor Ambode administration had seen the increase of CDAs in the State from 2012 in 2015 to 3935 in the last three years.

 

Also speaking, Special Adviser to the Governor on Communities and Communications, Hon. Akeem Sulaimon, reiterated the present administration’s commitment to articulate the concept of inclusive governance, whereby all government policies, projects and programmes would be driven by the needs of various communities.

 

In his goodwill message, Patron General of CDAs in the State and APC Chieftain, Cardinal James Odumbaku urged the CDAs to reciprocate the gesture by the Governor at the 2019 elections in the State.

 

Some of the communities that benefitted from the grant include Olera CDA, Ojokoro; Anifowoshe CDA, Ikeja; Onibaba CDA, Ajeromi Ifelodun; Ogoitan Phase I CDA, Epe; Ifelodun Surulere CDA, Olorunda; Ofiran Phase 1 CDA, Ibeju Lekki; Equitable Estate CDA, Igbogbo Baiyeku; Anuoluwapo CDA, Ojota, among others.

 

 

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Primate Ayodele’s Prophecy On Chad Presidential Election Comes To Pass

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Primate Ayodele’s Prophecy On Chad Presidential Election Comes To Pass

 

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The Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele has yet again been celebrated for the fulfillment of his prophecy on the just concluded Chad presidential election.

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The election saw the incumbent head of state, Idriss Deby becoming victorious.

Chad’s state election body said interim President Mahamat Idriss Deby won the 6 May presidential election outright with over 61 per cent of the vote, citing provisional results, even as his main challenger declared himself the winner.

This is in fulfillment of Primate Ayodele’s prophecy which he repeatedly shared about the outcome of the presidential election. Several prophecies of Primate Ayodele about Chad have come to pass already and the victory of Idriss Deby is just an addition to them.

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Most recent of his prophecy regarding the election was the one he shared earlier this month, a few days about the election making it known that the interim leader would win the election but there will be more issues to contend with in his administration.

Just like in his previous prophecies, Primate Ayodele assured Deby of victory in the election but warned him to be careful of attacks and attempt to truncate his government.

These were his words

‘’In Chad, Idriss will win the election but there will be a gang up against him. There will be attempts to truncate his government, despite the fact that his government will have international backings. He has good intentions but there will be complications politically.’’

In earlier prophecies, Primate Ayodele revealed that the election would favor the interim leader and that some opposition leaders would be disqualified from participating in the election. The prophet’s prophecy came through with the barring of some candidates.

‘’Chad: there will be political rowdiness, they will want to disqualify some candidates and there will be electoral violation. Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno will still have an edge except there’s a coalition. He will have an edge over other candidates. They should pray against the crisis during and after the election. New terrorist will come up in Chad, they will face a bigger security challenges.’’

Also, in a video interview, the prophet advised an opposition candidate, Succes Masra not to waste his money because the ruling party will win.

‘’Idriss will win, I am seeing Masra Succes wasting his money and energy, the ruling party will win’’

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Obviously, the election outcome has fulfilled the prophecy of Primate Elijah Ayodele.

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Olokun: What you need to know about Olokun*

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*Olokun: What you need to know about Olokun*

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Can we meet you ma?

I am Princess Latifat Wuraola Momodu , I am Yeye Olokun Agbaye

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Thank you Queen Mother!

Please can you tell us about Olokun ?

Let me introduce who Olokun is to you!
The name OLOKUN is derived from the word “OLO” meaning “OWNER” and “OKUN” meaning “OCEAN “.The ALMIGHTY GOD is the creator and owner of the ocean but placed a powerful Angel in charge(the head of the ocean who worships the most High GOD,the ALMIGHTY GOD and the GOD of the Universe OLODUMARE, OSANOBWA, CHINEKE,UBANGIDI,OGHENEetc.At the beginning of the creation of the world GOD created Okun(Ocean)n GOD rested in it.It is a miracle, powerful and healing water.GOD gave the Angel incharge unmatchable wisdom.He made Her govern over dreams, wealth, prosperity,meditation and healing.
GOD gave the Angel authority over all the water on earth.Infact because of the authority given to her by GOD ALMIGHTY She can transmit good health, wealth and prosperity to GOD s followers(those who worship only GOD ALMIGHTY )and members of Olokun faith(Olokun 1 members).
The light of GOD ALMIGHTY is in the Ocean,that is why so many people worship HIM in front of the Ocean.We Olokun 1 members believe in one GOD and we do not worship idols.GOD demands men to worship and esteem HIM as the only one and true GOD.D Angel/ruler/Queen of the Ocean worship s GOD who placed her there.In the olden days because of lack of education and civilization,the people who called themselves OLOKUN worshipers could not really pass a proper divine message about OLOKUN (GOD ALMIGHTY)to the people.They saw the amazing power of the Ocean as GOD’S n called it name an African word for GOD(OLOKUN).They were actually worshiping GOD in a way they understood it.l am the one sent by the ALMIGHTY GOD to pass a message to the world that we should worship only one GOD,the ALMIGHTY through OLOKUN faith or others.

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Thank you Queen Mother for this teaching, we believe alot of people will know more now ma!

 

Olokun: What you need to know about Olokun*

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AN OPEN LETTER TO HIS EXCELLENCY, GOVERNOR OF LAGOS STATE AND HONOURABLE LAW MAKERS

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SANWO-OLU MOURNS MEDICAL DOCTOR, DR. DIASO, ORDERS IMMEDIATE INVESTIGATION

AN OPEN LETTER TO HIS EXCELLENCY, GOVERNOR OF LAGOS STATE AND HONOURABLE LAW MAKERS

We write to call your attention to the misinformation and puncturing of our rich history by the Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat. The Deputy Governor has been a torn in the flesh to the people of this division who had previously co-existed in peace and understanding for numbers of years as officially recorded. It has come to our notice that if the Deputy Governor is not properly contained and cautioned he will drive the division into communal clash that had previously been abolished by our fore bearers.

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To avoid this as it were in 1979, the Deputy Governor and the type of leadership tactics he has deployed among our people may not mean or end well.

It is pertinent to let you know that the Deputy Governor, Obafemi Hamzat is neither related to Epe by blood nor by birth. He was brought to the division by some of our greedy and selfish leaders, groomed under a certain family to give him head-on ahead of some other aspiring candidates during the 2014 Gubernatorial Elections, we are contending this to your Honourable Offices to point out the fact that he is not from here, therefore he knows nothing of our history, culture, traditions and how we do our things. By this he will be in no way allowed to dictate in that aspect to us.

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His sudden support for the Alara of Ilara Kindgom came as no surprise because some of us are aware of his antecedence in Mushin, in the same vain, and like Mushin, we denied him the dictation and welfare of our people because he is not one of us. Ilara as a Kingdom is a town under Epe and under the jurisdiction of the Oloja of Epe Land. What is surprising is that the Deputy Governor is now helping the recently installed Alara of Ilara to push his boundaries and the narratives that he is the most superior King in the division ahead of the Paramount Ruler of Epe. Like in other 3 divisions of Lagos as the Chairman, only the Paramount Rulers are recognised as the permanent Vice Chairman of Lagos Council of Obas and Chiefs. It is written and historically proven that the Oloja of Epe Land is the Paramount Ruler of Epe Land and its environs. The Awujale of Ijebuland and as the Custodian of the Ijebu people recently reiterated this when there was issues of land disputes hearing at Lagos High Court seated in Epe.

Ironically the Deputy Governor had tried this act in Mushin where the indigens and people of Mushin didn’t let it happen. Epe is a more aboriginal division than that of Mushin.

Your Excellency and Honourable House, Epe people have been very welcoming and accommodating to all and sundry but the Deputy Governor – is giving us a lot of reasons to change this status quo, he has gone as far as involving the ever resilient Lady Doja Otedola, the wife of the former Governor of Lagos state; Sir Michael Agbolade Otedola.

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He already did one successfully by installing the Grand Chief Imam General of the division to a certain section of the division who had never held such position before and historically have no right to it. He had also at one time tried to interfere in the affairs of Transport Union (NURTW) workers. This time we won’t allow him that privilege, because this is a Royalty issue and it has a lot to do with our culture and traditions for generations to come.

We as concerned aborigines hereby seek your intervention into this matter as leaders, fathers and a well brought up Yoruba men to ward him of these steps. We are peace loving people who goes by their daily routines, culture and traditions normally, we won’t allow this magnitude of the chaos he is trying to cause the people of this division, he should step back and leave us as we have been for centuries before his emergence.

Your Excellency and Honourable House of Assembly, we will appreciate as a matter of urgency if you can wade into this matter as soon as possible.

Yours sincerely
Designate of Epe Aboriginals and Indigenes

Olayemi Yekini,
Chairman.

Tunji Aberuagba,
Publicity Secretary.

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