Abiodun postpones projects’ inauguration

Dapo Abiodun

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has put on hold inauguration of projects to mark his one year in office. Abiodun, in a statement he personally signed in Abeokuta yesterday, said he had opted for low-key celebration in view of the prevailing coronavirus pandemic in the country. May 29, which marks the governor’s first year in office, also coincides with his 60th birthday. The governor, however, said a low-key approach was adopted to mark the two events in view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic and the guidelines to combat the…

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Abiodun postpones projects’ inauguration for one year in office

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has put on hold the inauguration of projects to mark his one year in office. Abiodun, in a statement he personally signed in Abeokuta Thursday, said he had opted for low-key celebration in view of the prevailing coronavirus pandemic in the country. New Telegraph reports that May 29, which marks the governor’s first year in office, also coincides with his 60th birthday. The governor, however, said in view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic and the guidelines to combat the dreaded virus, a low-key approach…

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COVID-19: Abiodun seeks FG’s support as NCDC, WHO visit Ogun

Dapo Abiodun

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has called on the Federal Government to urgently come to the aid of his administration in tackling coronavirus pandemic in the state. Abiodun, who spoke amid rising number of positive cases in the state, disclosed that his government “through self-help” had already invested billions of naira on isolation centres, sensitisation, manpower development, surveillance, equipment procurement and other logistics. He spoke when officials of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the World Health Organisation (WHO), who were on a two-day monitoring of COVID-19…

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Herbalists go digital to expand their horizon –Abiodun

Abolore Abiodun, a traditional doctor and the owner of Gbose Ewo Traditional Herbal Centre, Orile Agege, Lagos, spoke with OLUWASEYIKEMI ANDREW and BLESSING OMUABOR, in this interview   In recent times, there have been advertisements on social media by those who claim to be herbalist, soliciting for clients. What do you think has given rise to this new trend? In my own opinion, I see a sense in that. For me, any herbalist that puts his or her works on the social media only helps to expand our horizon; it’s…

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Man breaks 13-year-old apprentice’s head with padlock

A 35-year-old welder, Mr. Oluwafemi Abiodun, has been arrested by policemen attached to the Airport Police Station, Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, for allegedly breaking the head of his 13-year-old apprentice with a padlock. Abiodun was alleged to have broken the head of Rasaq Alimi’s head with a padlock, after the boy allegedly tipped a bottle of N200 worth of honey, thus making the honey to pour away. The boy has, however, denied touching the bottle of honey, let alone tipping it to fall and pour. After breaking his…

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