• Governor Amosun grants amnesty to 17 Prisoners in Ogun

    Governor Amosun grants amnesty to 17 Prisoners in Ogun

    Ogun Governor, Ibikunle Amosun on Thursday, granted amnesty to 17 prisoners serving various jail terms in the state. He also commuted the death sentences passed on four other prisoners to life imprisonment.

    This is contained in a statement signed by Juwon Soyinka, his Senior Special Assistant on Media and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta.

    He said the gesture was part of activities marking the 2016 Democracy Day and June 12 remembrance anniversaries in the state. According to the […]

  • Governor Amosun arrests couple for dumping refuse on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

    Governor Amosun arrests couple for dumping refuse on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

    Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun on Sunday said he apprehended a couple for dumping refuse on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and handed them over to the police for prosecution.

    Amosun made this known during the 2016 Democracy Day event organised by the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, held at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Abeokuta‎.

    He said the couple was caught while offloading the garbage from the booth of their Lexus SUV on their way to church.

    “I was coming from Lagos […]

  • I couldn’t get jobs for my relations – Governor Amosun

    I couldn’t get jobs for my relations – Governor Amosun

    The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has admitted that his administration has yet to fulfil all its electoral promises to the people of the state.

    Amosu equally said he was unable to secure job placements for some of his relations in a recruitment exercise in the state because they were not qualified while denying that his government had favoured his family’s members.

    The governor said this on Sunday at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Abeokuta, while answering questions from panellists drawn […]

  • Governor Amosun announces achievements thus far as Ogun leader

    Governor Amosun announces achievements thus far as Ogun leader

    Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun on Sunday said his administration has attracted about 100 companies to Ogun State. Mr. Amosun stated this in his speech in Abeokuta to mark the Democracy Day.

    “Undoubtedly, our Administration has continued to sustain our drive to attract investors to the State. It is on record that as at today, close to one hundred industries have berthed in the state. We have continued to hold our investors’ forum despite the economic crunch,” he said.

    He said the Democracy […]

  • Governor Amosun signs bill creating 37 LCDAs into law

    Governor Amosun signs bill creating 37 LCDAs into law

    The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, on Thursday signed into law the Bill creating 37 new Local Council Development Areas in the State.

    Speaking shortly after signing the Bill into law, Amosun said the creation of the new LCDAs would bring development closer to the people.

    The Governor also seized the opportunity to appreciate members of the Ogun State House of Assembly for the painstaking work they did on the Bill.

    The 37 new LCDAs will now add to the existing 20 […]