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Gov Abiodun presents updates on Ogun COVID-19 containment strategies, facilities, lockdown relaxation modalities

Gov Abiodun presents updates on Ogun COVID-19 containment strategies, facilities, lockdown relaxation modalities

Good people of Ogun State, highlighted below are updates on our COVID-19 containment strategies, facilities, and lockdown relaxation modalities: 1. Let me present available statistics within the last one week (21st – 27th May, 2020). Ogun State experienced a 32% increase in confirmed cases, with 59 new reported cases, bringing the total number to 242. While it is remarkable that ... Read More »

DAPO ABIODUN: An Omowulabi Governor at 60 – By Tunde Oladunjoye

DAPO ABIODUN: An Omowulabi Governor at 60 – By Tunde Oladunjoye

When Prince Dapo Abiodun was, on the occasion of his 59th birthday, sworn-in as the Governor of Ogun State on May 29, 2019, he made some solemn pledges in his inauguration speech. In the seventh paragraph of the speech delivered before a mammoth crowd at the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abeokuta, the new governor said: “You will always find in me, ... Read More »

Ogun APC commends Governor Abiodun’s first year in office, felicitates with him @ 60

Ogun APC commends Governor Abiodun’s first year in office, felicitates with him @ 60

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Ogun State Chapter, has felicitated Prince Dapo Abiodun, on the twin occasions of his 365 days in office as Governor and 60th birthday anniversary. Rising from the monthly meeting of its State Working Committee, held at the party secretariat in Abeokuta and presided over by the state party chairman, Chief Yemi Sanusi, the party gave ... Read More »

Gov Abiodun Mourns Chief Imam of Egbaland, Urges Muslims To Immortalize  Him

Gov Abiodun Mourns Chief Imam of Egbaland, Urges Muslims To Immortalize Him

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State on Tuesday mourned the death of the Chairman, League of Imams in Ogun State and Chief Imam of Egbaland, Alhaji Liadi Orunsolu. *R-L: Gov Abiodun with the late Chief Imam* The Chief Imam died Tuesday morning at the age of 99. Abiodun, in a statement he personally signed, sent his condolences to the Government ... Read More »

We’ll continue to address your concerns – Gov Abiodun assures Ogun workers

We’ll continue to address your concerns – Gov Abiodun assures Ogun workers

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State  has assured workers in the State that all outstanding issues relating to their welfare, would be looked into by his Government. Prince Dapo Abiodun, who stated this on Friday, 1st May in his office in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta when he met with the leadership of Organised Labour, noted that a Committee made up of government ... Read More »

 COVID-19:  Violators of face masks rule in Ogun will spend 14 days in isolation centres – Gov Abiodun

 COVID-19:  Violators of face masks rule in Ogun will spend 14 days in isolation centres – Gov Abiodun

The Ogun State Government says the compulsory wearing of face masks in public will commence in the State on Friday, 1st May, warning that violators will spend 14 days in any of the State’s Isolation Centres and made to perform community service. Governor Dapo Abiodun who stated this during a press briefing held at his Iperu home, said that about ... Read More »

COVID-19: Ogun to set up drive-through test facilities – Gov Abiodun

COVID-19: Ogun to set up drive-through test facilities – Gov Abiodun

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has said his government would soon establish “a drive-through testing facilities all in effort to test as many as possible so as to truly confirm that numbers of positive cases we have are a true reflection of the situation in our state.” He stated this on Monday during a press conference to give update ... Read More »

COVID-19: Ogun APC commends Governor Abiodun

COVID-19: Ogun APC commends Governor Abiodun

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State has commended the State Governor, Prince  Dapo Abiodun, for steps taken to combat the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic within the state. In a statement released in Abeokuta on Thursday and signed the Publicity Secretary of the APC Caretaker Committee, Tunde Oladunjoye, the party commended Governor Abiodun for “his courage of leadership ... Read More »

Covid-19: Amosun puts politics aside, writes Abiodun, donates N25 million to Ogun State

Covid-19: Amosun puts politics aside, writes Abiodun, donates N25 million to Ogun State

By Mikail Mumuni Senator representing Ogun Central and former governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has put his differences with his successor, Governor Dapo Abiodun, aside as the battle against coronavirus intensifies. Amosun, fellow chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as Abiodun has never hidden his distaste to the emergence of the latter as his successor. He has ... Read More »

COVID-19 Donations: Gov. Abiodun Appreciates OBJ, BUA, Adeboye, Adeola

COVID-19 Donations: Gov. Abiodun Appreciates OBJ, BUA, Adeboye, Adeola

· Urges others to emulate their noble deeds · Promises judicious use of resources Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State on Saturday expressed gratitude to private individuals, corporate organisations and religious bodies that donated funds and property to aid the State Government’s fight against the spread of the Coronavirus. In a statement, he personally signed, the Governor named high net-worth ... Read More »

Only those on COVID-19 solution related and emergency cases should visit our offices – Ogun Govt.

Only those on COVID-19 solution related and emergency cases should visit our offices – Ogun Govt.

“Visits to all Government offices are hereby put on hold until further notice, except those that are COVID-19 solution related and emergency situations only.” PRESS RELEASE Ogun announces further measures to combat Covid- 19 By Kunle Somorin Ogun State Government, Monday, announced new measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The decisions were taken after the daily review of developments at ... Read More »

Gov Abiodun disowns Commissioner over derogatory remarks on Chief Osoba

Gov Abiodun disowns Commissioner over derogatory remarks on Chief Osoba

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has disowned his Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Dr Oludare Kehinde over his derogatory comment on the leader of the All Progressives Congress,(APC), and former Governor of the State, Chief Olusegun Osoba. The Commissioner was credited with a statement in an oniline newspapers on Monday where he described Chief Osoba as a failure when ... Read More »

Coronavirus: WHO, NCDC team meets Gov Dapo Abiodun

Coronavirus: WHO, NCDC team meets Gov Dapo Abiodun

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Africa Regional Office and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) team was on Tuesday  on a working visit to the Office of the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun in respect of the index Corona Virus case traced to an Italian national victim who works as a consultant to a company in the State. ... Read More »

28 persons identified, quarantined after contact with coronavirus patient in Ogun

28 persons identified, quarantined after contact with coronavirus patient in Ogun

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has said the company the Italian diagnosed with coronavirus visited in Ewekoro, Ogun State has been shut down, while two isolation centres have been set up. The patient, an Italian citizen who works in Nigeria and just returned from Milan, Italy on the 25th of February 2020, was confirmed to have the COVID-19 virus ... Read More »

FIRS Boss Meets South West Tax Stakeholders

FIRS Boss Meets South West Tax Stakeholders

Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Muhammad Nami, has launched a national tour of the six geo-political zones to sensitize the nation, especially taxpayers, on the 2019 Finance Act. The first leg of the tour started on Monday in the South West where Mr. Nami met the Ogun State Governor, Mr. Dapo Abiodun, as well as FIRS officials ... Read More »

Ogun Governor Receives FIRS Boss, Canvasses Derivation Principle For VAT Sharing

Ogun Governor Receives FIRS Boss, Canvasses Derivation Principle For VAT Sharing

Governor Dapo Abiodun has called for more share for Ogun State from the fund realised from the Value Added Tax (VAT), to reflects its status as the host to largest industries in the country. He Abiodun made the call on Monday when he received the management staff of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, led by its Chairman, Mr. Mohammad Nami, ... Read More »

Ogun sacks 75 coronet Obas

Ogun sacks 75 coronet Obas

The Ogun State Government has reversed the appointment of 75 controversial traditional rulers appointed towards the tail end of former Governor Ibikunle Amosun’s tenure. The reversal followed adoption by government, of the Oba Kehinde Olugbenle-led Chieftaincy Review Committee’s report submitted to the government which faulted the process of the elevation of the local monarchs. *Gov Dapo Abiodun* The Ogun State ... Read More »

Our urban renewal plan will take care of the future – Gov Abiodun

Our urban renewal plan will take care of the future – Gov Abiodun

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has said the urban regeneration plan of his administration would be holistic as it would be sustainable and cater for unborn generations. Governor Abiodun, who stated this when he received the French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Jerome Pasquier who paid him a courtesy visit in his office at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, noted that some cities ... Read More »

We’ll support FG on agric pilot schemes – Gov Abiodun

We’ll support FG on agric pilot schemes – Gov Abiodun

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has pledged the support of the State Government on various agriculture pilot schemes of the Federal Government, noting that the State would give the FG all required support. Governor  Abiodun, who made this known while he received the Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development in his office in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, said that his administration ... Read More »