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Obasanjo, Daniel, Duke, others join Gov Abiodun at Thanksgiving Service to round up inauguration activities (See pictures)

Obasanjo, Daniel, Duke, others join Gov Abiodun at Thanksgiving Service to round up inauguration activities (See pictures)

Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and former governors Gbenga Daniel (Ogun), Donald Duke (Cross River) were among the dignitaries that joined Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun at a Thanksgiving on Sunday to wrap up activities marking his inauguration. *Gov Abiodun flanked by his wife (R), the Deputy Governor; Chief Obasanjo and priests* *Otunba Gbenga Daniel (2nd left) and other ... Read More »

Obasanjo receives Gov Abiodun, offers advice on governance (See pictures)

Obasanjo receives Gov Abiodun, offers advice on governance (See pictures)

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State on Wednesday night paid a courtesy to former president Olusugun Obasanjo and his wife, Mrs. Bola Obasanjo. After the visit to Obasanjo’s hilltop residence in Abeokuta, capital of Ogun State, the Governor who described Chief Obasanjo as “our dear father” in a post on his social media handle wrote that “Characteristically, Baba offered me ... Read More »

Amosun: How Ogun Assembly untied Gov Abiodun’s hands

Amosun: How Ogun Assembly untied Gov Abiodun’s hands

By Mikail Mumuni with Agency reports Thanks to the steps taken by the Ogun State House of Assembly on Friday, Governor Dapo Abiodun would have been turned between retaining some ‘unpleasant’ last minute decisions of his predecessor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, or upturning them. *Members of the State House of Assembly during a visit to Gov Abiodun* The former governor had ... Read More »

My government won’t be vindictive – Governor Abiodun

My government won’t be vindictive – Governor Abiodun

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has re-assured people of the state that he would not run a vindictive adminstration despite the vilification he suffered during his electioneering period. He stated this during the post inauguration jummah Thanksgiving Prayer held at the Abeokuta central mosque, Kobiti, Abeokuta on Friday. He said, ‘I want to sincerely appreciate God Almighty who made ... Read More »

Gov Abiodun heralded to office with ovation on first working day, holds security meeting (See pictures)

Gov Abiodun heralded to office with ovation on first working day, holds security meeting (See pictures)

It was a triumphant entry for Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State as he resumed office on Thursday for his first working day after the Wednesday inauguration. L-R: Gov Abiodun, Deputy  Gov Salako-Oyedele, Alhaji Salisu and others arriving Government Office The Governor was heralded to the Government Office, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, with thunderous ovation by civil servants who milled round ... Read More »

Dapo Abiodun sworn-in as Ogun State Governor, says his government will be people-centered (See pictures)

Dapo Abiodun sworn-in as Ogun State Governor, says his government will be people-centered (See pictures)

  The Chief Judge of Ogun State, Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu, administering Oath of Office on the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, while his wife Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun, looks on, at the MKO Abiola Stadium,  Abeokuta* “I stand here today as the standard bearer of the mandate of the people and the facilitator-in-chief of our collective aspirations. And I solemnly ... Read More »

Clerics urge Dapo Abiodun to learn from mistakes of Amosun

Clerics urge Dapo Abiodun to learn from mistakes of Amosun

Ogun State Governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun has been urged to learn from the mistakes of his predecessor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun in order to retain the love the people of the state have for him. Giving the advice of Sunday at Prince Abiodun’s pre-inauguration church service held at Ilaro in the Yewa division of Ogun State was the Vicar of All ... Read More »

We will turn Ogun to tourists’ destination, Dapo Abiodun promises

We will turn Ogun to tourists’ destination, Dapo Abiodun promises

Ogun state Governor -elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun has promised that his Administration would turn Ogun state to tourists’ destination. He stated this at the Cultural Evening held Saturday evening at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta as part of the activities for his inauguration as the governor of the state.   Prince Abiodun ( middle) flanked by the deputy ... Read More »

I won’t fall short of people’s expectations, Prince Dapo Abiodun assures at Jummat Service

I won’t fall short of people’s expectations, Prince Dapo Abiodun assures at Jummat Service

  *The Governor-elect addressing the congregation.* Ogun State Governor- Elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun has assured people of the state that he would not fall short of their expectations. He gave the assurance in his closing at the Ijebu Ode Central Mosque where he attended the Jummat Service as part of activities marking his inauguration which will climax with his swearing ... Read More »

My administration will hit the ground running, Dapo Abiodun assures Ogun people

My administration will hit the ground running, Dapo Abiodun assures Ogun people

  *Prince Abiodun giving his address* Ogun State Governor-Elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun has assured that his administration due to come into office on May 29 will hit the ground running in tackling challenges being currently experienced by the people of the state. The incoming Governor spoke on Thursday during the pre-inauguration lecture held at June 12 Cultural Centre, Abeokuta, the ... Read More »

Breaking: Amosun blocks venues of Dapo Abiodun’s inauguration activities with sand, road excavation, bulldozer (see pictures)

Breaking: Amosun blocks venues of Dapo Abiodun’s inauguration activities with sand, road excavation, bulldozer (see pictures)

By Mikail Mumuni Outgoing governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun has not relented in his opposition to his elected would-be successor, Prince Dapo Abiodun who is billed to assume office on May 29. Although they belong to the same All Progressives Congress (APC), Amosun is still bitter at the emergence of Abiodun as the gubernatorial candidate of the party and ... Read More »

Dapo Abiodun’s Inauguration Activities begin with Public Lecture

Dapo Abiodun’s Inauguration Activities begin with Public Lecture

The series of activities lined up to mark the inauguration of the Ogun State Governor-Elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun and Deputy Governor- Elect Engr. (Mrs.) Noimot Salako-Oyedele will begin on Thursday May 23, 2019 A lecture, with the theme: “Good Governance in Public Administration” will take place at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto Abeokuta. The lecture which is expected to ... Read More »

Double celebration for Ogun Governor-Elect as he turns 59  on inauguration day ( See Inauguration Program of events)

Double celebration for Ogun Governor-Elect as he turns 59 on inauguration day ( See Inauguration Program of events)

    On May 29, it will be double celebration for Prince Dapo Abiodun, the governor elect of Ogun state as his inauguration falls on the day he also turns 59. In commemoration of the two auspicious occasions, several events have been put together by a committee headed by the deputy governor elect, Mrs Noimot Salako-Oyedele. The governor elect will ... Read More »

Dapo Abiodun gets reports from Economic Transition Committee Work-Groups (See pictures)

Dapo Abiodun gets reports from Economic Transition Committee Work-Groups (See pictures)

By Mikail Mumuni Ogun State Governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun on Monday met with all the team leads of his Economic Transition Committee Work-Groups who came to present their reports, having done a critical assessment and appraisal of the current socio-conomic situation of the state.” *Prince Abiodun with the Deputy Governor -elect* Commenting thereafter, he said “Their presentations gave me deeper ... Read More »

Dapo Abiodun wins at Appeal Court in eligibility case

Dapo Abiodun wins at Appeal Court in eligibility case

The Appeal Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday dismissed the suit filed in Baruwa vs APC and two others, contesting the eligibility of the Ogun State Governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun, to contest the last governorship elections. The Appeal Court Panel consisting of Justices Yahaya, Akomolade Wilson and Idris Kutigi, in the Appeal number CA/A/269/2019, in dismissing the action decided that ... Read More »

World Bank team meets Prince Dapo Abiodun

World Bank team meets Prince Dapo Abiodun

By Mikail Mumuni The World Bank (WB) Country Director for Nigeria and Coordinating Director for West Africa Regional Integration, Mr Mr Rachid Benmessoud and his team on Thursday met with the Ogun State Governor-Elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun. At the meeting which took place in Abuja, the WB team briefed the incoming Governor on the various development activities being undertaken by ... Read More »

My Handing Over Note Ready May 28th — Amosun

My Handing Over Note Ready May 28th — Amosun

The outgoing governor of Ogun state, Ibikunle Amosun on Monday said a comprehensive handing over note of his administration would be ready for the incoming administration 24 hours before its inauguration by May 29 this year. Amosun gave the assurance while hosting the 26-man State Transition Interface Committee at the Conference Room of the Governor’s Office in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, Ogun ... Read More »

Photo News: At last, Abiodun’s, Amosun’s Teams meet

Photo News: At last, Abiodun’s, Amosun’s Teams meet

By Mikail Mumuni As the May 29, 2019 handing over date draws nearer, the Dapo Abiodun Transition ( INTERFACE) Committee on Monday morning ( April 29) met with the team of outgoing Governor Ibikunle Amosun. The meeting took place at Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State. The team of the Governor-Elect was led by the Deputy Governor-Elect, Engr. (Mrs) Noimot Salako-Oyedele ... Read More »

Amosun and I have been friends for over 25 yrs, yet he did everything to stop me- Dapo Abiodun

Amosun and I have been friends for over 25 yrs, yet he did everything to stop me- Dapo Abiodun

Mr Dapo Abiodun, the governor elect of Ogun State gave a testimony of his sojourn in the mine field and sharks invested water of politics at a Redeemed Christians Church of God London parish recently which has been trending on YouTube for some days now. Here is an abridged version of the testimony as transcribed by Tolani Abati. “Someone say ... Read More »

Dapo Abiodun assures TASCE of immediate attention

Dapo Abiodun assures TASCE of immediate attention

The Ogun State Governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun has assured the management, staff and students of Tai Solarin College of Education (TASCE), Omu-Ijebu, of immediate attention once his government is inaugurated on May 29, 2019. Abiodun gave this assurance on Friday, when he granted audience at his Iperu Remo residence to the Coalition of Tai Solarin College Of Education Staff (COTAS), ... Read More »