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12TH LARGEST CITY IN NIGERIA: IKORODU NEWS NETWORK (INN) SET TO RELEASE MUSIC VIDEO, PROMOTING LAGOS WATERBED REGION, CAMEO APPEARANCE BY FOLA TINUBU, JIMI BENSON, FOLASHADE, AMA, OTHERS ®™√ INN Nigeria ©
FOURTH MAINLAND BRIDGE: LAGOS TO ANNOUNCE PREFERRED BIDDER BY END OF 2022 AFTER SHORTLISTING THREE FOR RFP STAGE II ®™√ INN Nigeria ©
GIVING FOR LIVING FOUNDATION COLLABORATE DIVINE HERITAGE CHILDREN’S CENTRE, MARKS ORPHAN DAY WITH PROVISION OF RELIEF ITEMS FOR LESS PRIVILEGED KIDS ®™√ INN Nigeria ©
MASSIVE CAMPAIGN FOR ASIWAJU IN LAGOS, TINUBU URGES NIGERIANS TO PREVENT PDP FROM NATION’S COMMONWEALTH, ASK LAGOSIANS TO RE-ELECT SANWO-OLU ®™√ INN Nigeria ©
CHIEF SHODERU INSTALLED AS 4TH PRESIDENT OF ICCI, SENATOR ABIRU EXPRESSES OPTIMISM ABOUT NEW LEADERSHIP ®™√ INN Nigeria ©
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12TH LARGEST CITY IN NIGERIA: IKORODU NEWS NETWORK (INN) SET TO RELEASE MUSIC VIDEO, PROMOTING LAGOS WATERBED REGION, CAMEO APPEARANCE BY FOLA TINUBU, JIMI BENSON, FOLASHADE, AMA, OTHERS ®™√ INN Nigeria © FOURTH MAINLAND BRIDGE: LAGOS TO ANNOUNCE PREFERRED BIDDER BY END OF 2022 AFTER SHORTLISTING THREE FOR RFP STAGE II ®™√ INN Nigeria © GIVING FOR LIVING FOUNDATION COLLABORATE DIVINE HERITAGE CHILDREN’S CENTRE, MARKS ORPHAN DAY WITH PROVISION OF RELIEF ITEMS FOR LESS PRIVILEGED KIDS ®™√ INN Nigeria © MASSIVE CAMPAIGN FOR ASIWAJU IN LAGOS, TINUBU URGES NIGERIANS TO PREVENT PDP FROM NATION’S COMMONWEALTH, ASK LAGOSIANS TO RE-ELECT SANWO-OLU ®™√ INN Nigeria © CHIEF SHODERU INSTALLED AS 4TH PRESIDENT OF ICCI, SENATOR ABIRU EXPRESSES OPTIMISM ABOUT NEW LEADERSHIP ®™√ INN Nigeria ©
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IKORODU FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY RACE: COURT OF APPEAL DISMISSED CASE AGAINST SHITTU, AWESU FINED 5 MILLION NAIRA ®™√ INN Nigeria ©

3983j3jen6133021511870448808 After many backs and forths, PDP aspirant, Hon Gbenga Shittu has been cleared officially by the appeal court in Lagos to stand as a prospective candidate for its party, contesting for Ikorodu federal constituency perch.
The verdict came on the 17th of November 2022, after a 3-man panel of the Appeal justices rejected the appeal of Hon. Abdulazeez Awesu against the ruling of the Federal High Court that gave the mandate to Mr Gbenga Shittu as the candidate of the PDP.
Andulazeez Awesu at the Appeal Court was subsequently fined the sum of 5 million Naira to be paid to Hon. Gbenga Shittu.
In his response to Ikorodu News Network (INN) as regards the final decision, Hon. Shittu stated that the 5 million fine against Awesu by the court of appeal is a punitive cost that was very well deserved.
Asserting his profound appreciation to the justices of appeal for upholding the truth.
Using the same medium to galvanise his base, Shittu urged supporters to work in unity and harmony.
"I shall work assiduously for victory at the polls next year on behalf of my party" He added.

After many backs and forths, PDP aspirant, Hon Gbenga Shittu has been cleared officially by the appeal court in Lagos to stand as a prospective candidate for its party, contesting for Ikorodu federal constituency perch. The verdict came on the 17th of

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IKORODU GIVES JIMI BENSON GREENLIGHT TO FLAG-OFF RETURN CAMPAIGN, FEDERAL LAWMAKER MEETS LGA, WARD EXCOS ®™√ INN Nigeria ©

88876668895003109778068320565 On the 5th of November 2022, Hon Babajimi Benson MHR, representing Ikorodu Federal Constituency, held a consultative forum with over 900 ward excos of the All Progressives Congress (APC) across the Ikorodu Division.
Organised to solicit a communal drive to deliver a landslide victory for APC candidates in Ikorodu, Lagos State and Nigeria, the forum reflected consensus and strength from the numerous wards present at the constituency expanse of the federal legislator.
In cap, Jimi Benson announced that he asked the party’s stakeholders to convene to notify them of his flag-off campaign actions.
The Chairman of the House of Reps Committee on Defence officially got the green light from his entire constituents ahead of the conventional flag-off of his campaign.
From the jump, Hon Tijani Olasunkanmi, APC divisional chairman, instructed the exco members to ensure they work for a clear victory for the party in the forthcoming elections.
Imploring excos to ensure they procure their PVC, Hon Tijiani advised the excos to ensure they vote before they are qualified to mobilize other party members for the election.
Highlights of the event saw the party chieftain announcing to the team leaders that the party have earned some decampees that left the party to PDP and implored them to welcome the returnees in their various wards and LGAs.
A favourable moment for the party arose with the Secretary of the Arewa community disclosing that her members are fully registered APC partners, adding that they've collected their PVC.
Alhaji Zachy Idris, Arewa APC community chairman, who speaks Yoruba fluently, asserted that the Ikorodu-based northern community is dedicated to providing huge votes for APC in the 2023 elections.
Addressing the massive crowd, emphasising that a prosperous movement attracts robust cooperation with party stakeholders, JB, as he's fondly called, proclaimed that Ikorodu, standing as the third largest city in Nigeria should generate the biggest votes for the party in the looming elections for all the party's flag-bearers.
Exhorting the excos, JB continued, "We crave the votes and you are the grassroots supervisors". "Let the target votes for our party's presidential candidate and all other prospects in the 2023 general election be achieved".
Charging party members and stakeholders to work for the party’s triumph, JB noted that more dividends of democracy will be provided to the populace if victory is attained.
In closing, Jimi Benson convinced the party leaders that their interests would be well catered for by him and other party candidates to guarantee they produce to target.

On the 5th of November 2022, Hon Babajimi Benson MHR, representing Ikorodu Federal Constituency, held a consultative forum with over 900 ward excos of the All Progressives Congress (APC) across the Ikorodu Division. Organised to solicit a communal drive to deliver a

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THE PEOPLE B4 THE CAMPAIGN: HON JIMI BENSON SPEARHEADS LISTENING SESSION, ENGAGES CONSTITUENTS IN ORI-OKUTA (IKORODU WEST LCDA) & ERUWEN (IKORODU NORTH LCDA) ON LINGERING PLIGHTS, DELIVERS DECISIVE SOLUTIONS ®™√ INN Nigeria ©

eieikej3kn3543866670109505859 While others are poised with facilitating campaign posters to advance their political agendas in the last quarter of 2022, not the same can be said about the strategic approach of Ikorodu's federal lawmaker.
Hon. Babajimi Benson MHR, or JB as fondly dubbed, chaperoned by members of his iCare foundation, took to his constituents on the 23rd of October, initiating a community tour labelled a 'Listening Session' between him and his people.
Aimed at engaging stakeholders and residents in various axis to ascertain lingering setbacks, the house of representatives member strode first with his convoy to the Ori-Okuta area of Ikorodu west LCDA.
Received by the Executive Vice-chairman, Hon. Adesegun Aluko, CDA/CDC excos and residents, it was an upright discourse as inhabitants were given platforms to mood their distress, soliciting the legislator on ways to improve their standard of living.
The collective response of most stakeholders primarily pointed at the poor state of the Ori-okuta road, which poses a major misfortune to the growth of the neighbourhood.
The road, according to dwellers connects Ojokoro-eyita and links to the newly constructed Sagamu road, which will be considered an enormous relief and improvement for the town if upgraded.
While others cited that their needs doesn't end with good road channels alone, they urged the Rep member to key into delivering more health centres and rehabilitation of schools due to increase in the population of the region.
"There are still spaces around the community that can be utilised to input more infrastructures, with growth comes value, enlargement and transformation" Mr Charles Ojiafor, a stakeholder asserted.
In all, residents and stakeholders in the borough gave Jimi Benson huge credit for his assistance in developing the community, notably instrumental in facilitating 18 schools across Ikorodu division.
In his response, Hon. Jimi Benson explained to residents that a need assessment on the road which is measured 1.8km has been carried out by his team with plans to stimulate remedy.
He continued, "I am to pass a law, oversee it and represent the people of Ikorodu federal constituency".
"But I can assure the good people of Ori-okuta community that this road will receive more critical and positive attention moving forward".
"Whatever project we cannot deliver within our capacity, we will ensure it goes through the appropriate channel of government to realise a solution for the good and interest of our people" JB added
The Legislator wasted no time from Ori-okuta community, he headed to Eruwen town in Ikorodu North LCDA, where he was received by the Executive vice-chairman, Hon. Olawale Ameen Apanishile and other stakeholders at Kuyo-Olu Town Hall.
With the road also a major concern to residents in Eruwen as lamented by stakeholders, the Ikorodu Federal lawmaker declared openly that the construction of Erunwen road is included in the 2022 budget and work is set to commence by November.
Engaging the enthusiastic residents with the good news, Jimi Benson stated that 50 per cent of the appropriation amount for the road construction has been released for the work of Ajose road in Ibeshe and the remaining is anticipated to be discharged for the Eruwen road undertaking.
“Eruwen road parameters is 3.6km which is included in the budget. Optimistically, by November this year, work will begin on Eruwen road” JB announces. Excited dwellers deemed the performance of the federal lawmaker as practical democracy, citing his zeal to meet with the people instead of posting campaign flyers as a testament to his good leadership qualities. The connecting session was regulated by Senior Aid to Hon. Jimi Benson and the DG of iCare foundation, Mayor Deen Sanwo-Ola, who explained the essence of the listening session to the general public.
According to Sanwo-Ola, "Putting the needs of the people above campaigns is a priority to Hon. Babajimi Benson".
He progressed, "Though the road is a major challenge to communities, this interactive engagement gives residents room to speak beyond the road and identify other areas they need support from Rep. Benson".
"It is basically about meeting the people to know how they're faring before flagging off any form of campaign" Sanwo-Ola added

While others are poised with facilitating campaign posters to advance their political agendas in the last quarter of 2022, not the same can be said about the strategic approach of Ikorodu’s federal lawmaker. Hon. Babajimi Benson MHR, or JB as fondly dubbed,

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‘FROM DIVISION TO ONE VISION’ – JIMI BENSON CALLS FOR HARMONIOUS RECONCILIATION IN IKORODU CONSTITUENCY 1 & 2 ®™√ INN Nigeria ©

88655ghbjj1493878234751359694 With Hon. Gbolahan Ogunleye to represent Ikorodu constituency 1 and Hon. Abiodun Moshood Aro to represent Ikorodu constituency 2 respectively as flag-bearing candidates for the All Progressives Congress (APC) party, Ikorodu federal lawmaker, Hon. Babajimi Benson has urged his constituents to standby for the party's potential going into the general elections.
In a statement issued by the Lawmaker at his massive empowerment program held on the 20th of August 2022 at his constituency office, JB called on all party loyalists to put every difference aside, uplifting the party as a greater course for the growth of the region.
Encouraging genuine reconciliation between party faithful, especially, due to tensions that arose in both constituencies, Jimi Benson, declared that unity is the way forward for Ikorodu to continue to enjoy its current developmental pace.
He continued, "Our party's approach now in Ikorodu's All Progressives Congress should be from division to one vision, consolidating our passions, ideas and loyalty, throwing it behind our respective candidates to become victorious at the general elections".
"The primary election has come and gone, the results are out!. Now, It is all about canvassing massive support from our entire wards in one voice and propelling our great party to greater feats".
Expressing prior support for Hon. Gafaar Oluwatoyin Bolowotan to secure the Lagos state house of assembly seat in Ikorodu constituency 1, JB stated that the eventual emergence of Hon. Gbolahan Ogunleye should not deter the focus of the party, expanding that all hands must be on deck to support the party's candidate.
Jimi Benson later urged both flag-bearing candidates to visit the paramount rulers of their respective boundaries for successive special counselling, prayers and blessings.

With Hon. Gbolahan Ogunleye to represent Ikorodu constituency 1 and Hon. Abiodun Moshood Aro to represent Ikorodu constituency 2 respectively as flag-bearing candidates for the All Progressives Congress (APC) party, Ikorodu federal lawmaker, Hon. Babajimi Benson has urged his constituents to standby

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SUPPORT SCHEME: HON. JIMI BENSON EMPOWERS IKORODU CONSTITUENTS WITH BUSES, TRICYCLES, SOWING MACHINES ETC, APPLAUDED BY PARAMOUNT RULERS & STAKEHOLDERS ®™√ INN Nigeria ©

99990000005871708581423430868 Day two empowerment program organised by Hon. Babajimi Benson, member house of representatives (Ikorodu federal constituency) climaxed on the 20th of August 2022.
The program implemented to caption the innumerable successes of 'JB' as he's fondly called, hosted residents across the entire Ikorodu division at his constituency office along Ebute-Igbogbo road, Solebo estate in Ikorodu.
The Ayangburen Of Ikorodu Kingdom, Oba Kabiru Adewale Shotobi (Ayagburen of Ikorodu), Oba Semiudeen Orimadegun Kasali (Adeboruwa of Igbogbo), Oba Olukayode David Raji (Eweye of Isiu) were among paramount rulers to grace the program encompassing political administrators, Member House of Representative Eti-Osa, Ibrahim Babajide Obanikoro and Prince Lanre Sanusi (Member House of Representative Candidate Amuwo Odofin).
With Day one (19th of August) labelled out to support youth and women with financial aid, day two was all about productive empowerment and presentation of business stimulating mechanisms, which the federal lawmaker cited as give-back measures to his constituents for their total backing and devotion to his administrative course.
"History has repeated itself in Ikorodu division!", exclaimed, Oba Kabir Adewale Shotobi, The Ayangburen of Ikorodu Kingdom, who disclosed to beneficiaries how the Benson family has been synonymous with chronological attainment in the region over the years. In all, 30 Mini-Buses, 25 Tricycles, 9 Motorcycles, 70 Freezers, 40 Hairdryers, 30 Vulcanizing Machine, 43 Sewing Machine, 45 Generator, 2200 Solar Power with Fan and 500 Solar Power without Fan were forked out to residents.
Poised to attain a unanimous 3rd term return to the office, representing the waterbed region at the federal level, Jimi Benson in his speech, stated that the empowerment program is an expression of his gratitude and affection to the good people of Ikorodu division, simultaneously highlighting his numerous feats.
He continued, "Words cannot explain how excited I am today and the overtime bond we've established between this leadership and the good people of Ikorodu. It is only appropriate that I continue to show my gratitude through programs like these". "As a legislator, I've been able to facilitate construction of 30 federal and avenue Extention roads in Ikorodu LG, Imota, Ikorodu North, Igbogbo Baiyeku and Ijede LCDA".
"We're not halting there, by the first quarter of 2023, we're proceeding to Owode-Ibeshe road, plus a construction of an athletic stadium in LASUTECH and the completion of the Ikorodu-sagamu road, not to forget the construction of 80-bed Hospital achieved in Imota LCDA".
"This 2 days empowerment program is initiated to further provide our people with the premia of democracy, it is all about touching lives and enriching our level of productivity" Hon. Jimi Benson asserted. Others in attendance include Bldr Adeola Adebisi Banjo (Chairman, Ikorodu North LCDA), Hon. Olarewaju Sulaimon Kazeem (Chairman Ikorodu West), Hon. Motunrayo Gbadebo-Alogba (Chairman, Ijede LCDA), LGA delegates in Ikorodu division, ward chairmen in Ikorodu division, Councillors, CDC Chairmen, and youth leaders.

Day two empowerment program organised by Hon. Babajimi Benson, member house of representatives (Ikorodu federal constituency) climaxed on the 20th of August 2022. The program implemented to caption the innumerable successes of ‘JB’ as he’s fondly called, hosted residents across the entire

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