NIGERIAN YOUTH PARLIAMENT, LAGOS CENTRAL SENATORIAL DISTRICT HOSTS INTER-SECONDARY SCHOOLS DEBATE COMPETITION ~Ajasa-Info

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The Representative, Lagos Central Senatorial District in the Nigerian Youth Parliament; Abdulmumin Edidi hosted an Inter-Secondary schools debate competition amongst 32 senior and junior secondary schools across the 13 LGAs/LCDAs in Lagos Central Senatorial District today 29th June, 2022.

The debate was initiated in line with recommendation of the Nigerian Youth Parliament, Drug and Substance Abuse Control Policy Brief 2022, which recommends congnitive behavioural education for organized groups. It is a form of Peer-to-Peer education designed to initiate the conversation about drugs amongst students in secondary schools.



A total of 160 students participated in the debate competition, in which 4 for the Senior Secondary category; King Ado Senior High School, Queens College Yaba, Araromi Senior Secondary School and State Senior High School qualified for the final round, while for junior secondary schools; State Junior High School, United Christian Junior Secondary School, Queens College Yaba, and Kuramo Junior School qualified for the final round scheduled to hold Wednesday 6th July 2022.

The event also aligns with Sustainable Development Goals 3 Good Health and Wellbeing, and 16 Justice, Peace and Strong Institutions, as well as healthy lifestyle under Health and Environment in the THEMES agenda of Governor Babajide Sanwoolu.

T.A AMBASSADORS STAND TALL FOR THE SECOND TERM BID OF SENATOR ADETOKUNBO MIKHAIL ABIRU ~Ajasa-Info

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Dr. Muritala Seriki and Comrade Giwa Moshood (GMO) eulogise Senator Tokunbo ABIRU for the numerous monumental projects commissioned in Epe.

Over Four hundred youth members of Tokunbo ABIRU Ambassadors across Lagos East Senatorial District assembled in Epe to show solidarity and firm support for Senator Tokunbo ABIRU to continue the impactful representation of the Lagos East Senatorial District for a second term and Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwoolu in like mind.

The youth’s overwhelming solidarity support for the duo was demonstrated on Thursday 30th June, 2022 at the official commissioning of the remodelled Popular Oluwo fish market to an expanded capacity, 960 capacity mini stadium, empowerment of 1250 market men and women and farmers with 62.5 million naira financial grant, including the distribution of over 200 hand-planters to farmers.

The Coordinator, Dr. Muritala Seriki, said the youth cannot keep their joy for the unprecedented performances of senator Tokunbo ABIRU for such significant impact in less than 19 months in office and this justifies the essence of giving him the needed support to succeed in office for second term.

The host, Comrade Giwa Moshood Olasupo, on behalf of TA AMBASSADORS, Epe constituencies 1&2 appreciated the DOING SENATOR that the youth and the good people of Epe community are extremely glad having it this rosy for the various lives transforming projects and programmes under his leadership.

He exalted Senator Tokunbo ABIRU for his leadership style of youth inclusiveness across board and pledged the youth’s overwhelming support to return him elected for second term in office.

DAINI RECEIVES APC’s NATIONAL YOUTH COMMITTEE APPOINTMENT ~Ajasa-Info

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A laudating congratulations to the Bldr. Olusesan Daini on his appointment to the exalted committee at the national level.

There is no doubt this appointment as a member of *National Task Force for Registration and Revalidation of Youth-led and Youth/Student Focused Support Group Ahead of 2023 Election* comes with great responsibilities and unconventional demands requiring wisdom, professionalism, discipline, focus, diligence,loyalty and the highest level of results oriented service deliveries.

Congratulations for adding another feather to your political cap Sir.

Signed.
Razaq Kabiru B.
CPS, Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA

JISYM RELAUNCHES, ENDORSE GOVERNOR BABAJIDE OLUSOLA SANWO-OLU FOR SECOND TERM ~Ajasa-Info

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The meeting which was anchored by the veteran public affairs aficionado Mr Korede Sanya from Ifako Ijaiye started with special prayers both by christian and muslim faithfuls for Mr Governor on his 57th birthday celebration and as well the Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives Rt Hon Femi Gbajabiamila.

The convener, Mr Owolabi Falana highlighted the JISYM journey especially the giant strides, quantum leaps and huge recognition it has gained to become the frontline youth support group in Lagos State.

Some of the leaders who attended the meeting were Mr. Akin Ibesanmi erstwhile Director-General Sanwoolu Foot soldiers And Lagos State Coordinator, Tinubu Support Organization;
Hon. Adebimpe Akinsola, a former member of Lagos State House of Assmbly from Ikorodu and former Commissioner Arts, Tourism and Culture the present General Secretary Of Indomitable Tinubu Support Organisation (ITSO);
Hon Segun Ege, APC House Of Assembly Candidate for Ojo Constituency 1; Mrs. Folashade Onajobi, Director Women Affairs Tinubu Support Organization and Mr. Billiaminu Oba, the Lagos State Chairman of National Youth Council of Nigeria.



Others in attendance were
Comrade Teslim Olusi, Representatives of Disciples of Jagaban led by Mr Idowu Afunimawobe, the General Secretary of Shuwa Arab Progressives Forum, and the leaders of the Lagos APC Deaf Support Group.



Voters sensitization, education and youth mobilization amongst other strategic plans and action were deeply discussed after which an interactive session with the youths were held.

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The Deputy JISYM Coordinator for (Lagos West) Hon. Musa Yahaya who is also the Special Adviser To the Chairman Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government on Works and Infrastructure talked about Arewa youths mobilization and how the northern youths will give bloc votes to the party to ensure victory for all APC candidates in lagos, He was seconded by JISYM Female Leader Hajia Miftiat Bajulaiye who did an in-depth analysis of intense women voters mobilization which is her target audience because she understands that they are more voting conscious and how it will benefit the APC at the forthcoming elections.

Over 490 selected and invited youths attended and filled the program register. They cut across the 20 Local government areas and 37 Local council development areas of the state and it was a very colorful event that had huge print and electronic media presence and coverage.

LAGOS YOUTH FOR SANWO-OLU CELEBRATES BABAJIDE SANWO-OLU, ASIWAJU TINUBU OVER VICTORY AT THE PARTY PRIMARIES ~Ajasa-Info

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……As Its Convener organised birthday same day.



It was a 2 in 1 celebration mood for the foremost youth group in the state, ” Lagos Youth for Sanwoolu ” taking the bull by the horn, appreciating God’s intervention in the midst of adversities.

It was a well attended event that took place on a weekdays, precisely Tuesday 14th of June 2022, which received large turn out of well wishers/supporters of the group on the resounding victory of Mr Babajide Olusola Sanwo-olu as the Guber Candidate in APC Lagos and the historic Victory of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu at the APC presidential primaries (Special Convention).

The event which took place in Bariga, Lagos was a ” Carnival like ” event where live band and a stand by Disc jockey were on display to thrill the enthusiasm of guests in attendance.

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On the heels of the group’ s Convener/Co-ordinator, who coincidentally is a celebrant on that auspicious day, Amb. Ruth Lijirin Ayomide appreciated everyone’s support through thick and thing. she however admitted that this is not the last hurdle to cross, given the fact that the general elections are months away and we must do everything within our space to get the desired results.

One of such is the PVC registration drive which she admonished that eligible voters should as a matter of urgency approach designated registration Center for their Data Capturing through INEC’s IVED Machine. She is hopeful that come what may in the year 2023, APC is retaining its federal and as well continue in the State for a more greater Lagos and better Nigeria for its Citizenry.

LAGOS YOUTH FOR SANWOOLU CONGRATULATES ASIWAJU BOLA AHMED TINUBU OVER VICTORY AT THE APC PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES ~Ajasa-Info

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June 8, 2022

It is not coming to us as a surprise at the just concluded APC Special Convention, where its standard flag bearer was chosen in the person of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, The Jagaban of Borgu Kingdom.

Asiwaju polled a total vote cast by 1,271 with a wide margin leaving his runner up with a different of 900 plus votes. The APC Special Convention was held at the seat of power, Abuja-Nigeria receiving delegates from across the country since about 3 day ago.

The Convener/Co-ordinator Lagos Youth for Sanwoolu, Com. Ruth Lijirin Ayomide with other members of the group were visibly active in the process of positioning a new cause for rulling party ahead of the 2023 general elections.
In her congratulatory message she maintained that, “this is not coming as an accident most especially at a time we needed an experience juggernaut to paddle the canoe of the country to its desired place. it is also a wish God has ordained, as many Nigerians are willing and hoping a new Nigeria emerges.

‘ HOPE 2023 ‘, a mantra bourne out of genuine leadership that will stair the country to it is rightful place in the comity of nations will be our focal point.
She said “listening to his acceptance speech not quite long at the eagle square, we can all see what stuff Asiwaju is made up of and the quality of egg heads he will be putting to use when he eventually won the general elections come February 2023. My prayers are numerous for him, may God continue to guide and guard us all” , she opined.




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ASORO URGES YOUTHS TO SEE THEMSELVES AS LEADERS OF TODAY ~Ajasa-Info

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The Coordinator of the National Youth Council of Nigeria; Comr Asoro Abubakri Olatunji has urged youths to see themselves as leaders of today not tomorrow. Asoro while speaking at the Annual National Conference of the Muslim Student Society of Nigeria Ikorodu West Chapter which coincide with the children day told participants at the event that the future begins today and that the initial quote that youths are the leaders of tomorrow is no longer inspiring.

He enjoined the participants to see themselves as a model of a new Nigeria while dissociating themselves from corruptible tendencies.



The address was delivered by Comr Oyebode Ridwan; Coordinator Igboolomu Youth Movement and Director of Art and Culture of the NYCN Ikorodu West who represented the Coordinator at the event.

Also present at the event was former Commissioner of Home Affairs Lagos State; Hon Abdulhakeem Iyepe who was the Guest Lecturer, among other notable personalities.

The MSSN is one of the affiliate organizations of NYCN Ikorodu West and has the mandate of imbibing Islamic values in Nigerian Students at all level of learning institutions. The Annual National Conference is a wrap up of a week long activities which have other highlights like competitions and visitation to the Executive Chairman of Ikorodu West; Hon Sulaimon Kazeem Olanrewaju FCA FCTI.

IKORODU DIVISION APC YOUTH LEADERS ENGAGES, UNIFIES IKORODU ASPIRANTS, ON YOUTH INCLUSION AND DEVELOPMENT ~Ajasa-Info

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Aspirants

Ikorodu Division APC Youth Leaders engages, unifies Ikorodu aspirants, on youth Inclusion and development.

In the remarks of the Divisional Youth Leader Comr. Babatunde Oyesanya TOD


“On behalf of myself and my respectable youth leaders, I welcome you to this first of its kind Political youth meeting of APC Youths, Ikorodu Division.”

“Thank you Sirs/Mas for taking the time to meet us today, out of your tight and busy schedule, we pray your efforts never go unrecognised & appreciated.”



“Today’s meeting is not a speech making one, rather an outline of our objectives; Hence the following:

• We seek to familiarise ourselves and build a healthy relationship between the youths and LAHA aspirants

• We seek to make each and every LAHA aspirants aware that APC Youth, Ikorodu Division as no favourites.

• To urge all LAHA aspirants to always preach and seek peaceful resolution to all issues.”




“Furthermore, after our party primaries we seek to create a platform tagged “Beyond The Posters” to enable our candidates share the legislative agenda and programmes with constituents and youth bodies with Ikorodu Division.”

• Development of a comprehensive APC Youth Database

• Launch aggressive media campaign on social media, electronic media and print media to support of our candidates contesting for various positions, such as President & Vice President, Senate, House of Representative & State House of Assemblies.

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• Improve youth participations in all elections through door to door mobilisation and campaigns.

• Seek more empowerment benefits for youths in the areas of Skill acquisitions, education and technology.”

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Aspirants from Ikorodu Constituency 1 and Ikorodu Constituency 2 were present to present there agenda if elected into the office, aspirants present at the gathering are:

Hon. Sanai Oyeniran Bolanle SOB Majority Leader of the Lagos State House of Assembly representing Ikorodu Constituency 1 ably represented by Hon. Jimoh Azeez, Hon. Toyin Gafaar Bolowotan, Hon. Nurudeen Saka Solaja member representing Ikorodu Constituency 2 ably represented Hon. Hassan Anjorin, Hon. Eniola Adeyemi Wake-Up, Hon. Omowunmi Ogbara, Hon. Oluwatosin Onamade, Hon. Bolaji Isikalu SHIFT, Hon. Ogunleye Gbolahan ably represented by his Campaign DG Mr. Kehinde Ayanbadejo, Hon. Oluwabunmi Abiodun Sule, and Comr. Samson Bisiriyu.

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All the aspirants preach peace and unity in the upcoming primary election and whoever emerge among them for the seat both Ikorodu Constituency 1 and Ikorodu Constituency 2, they will give such person their total support being the flag bearer of the party, because they all have the love of Ikorodu at heart.

NOT TOO YOUNG TO RUN (NTYTR) MOVEMENT LAGOS STATE CHAPTER EMBARKS ON SENSITIZATION CAMPAIGN FOR PVC ~Ajasa-Info

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The NTYTR Lagos Movement sensitized the people of Oshodi/Isolo LGA on Saturday 21st, March 2022 on the need to obtain their PVCs as regards the forthcoming general elections.

Speaking with the Coordinator of the Movement, Feyikemi Idowu Fabiyi encouraged the community people to get involved in 2023 election. She admonished them to get registered and obtain their PVCs.

She said “it is very important that we all get registered and this process can be done online.

“The Members of NTYTR Movement pre-registered about 1,276 residences, including market men and women in Oshodi. All the NTYTR Lagos Executives were all engaged throughout the sensitization on Saturday.

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The coordinator of the Lagos State movement, Feyikemi Fabiyi, also expatiated on the importance of PVCs in the electoral process and charged people to claim their voters’ cards when the time comes, as the number of abandoned cards at INEC offices is always alarming. The era of sitting at home without voting is over, she said.

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Representatives members from Alausa Youth Vanguard and National Union of Lagos State Student also joined in the PVC Community Sensitization Campaign Walk.

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The Coordinator also stated that an individual’s vote is his right and civic duty to perform for the betterment of the country.

Golden Empowerment Foundation, other
representative from youth organisations, CSOs, NGO amongst others.

LAGOS NYCN PRO AMB. ABIODUN AJAYI EMERGES ONE CHAMPION IN NIGERIA ~Ajasa-Info

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The State Public Relations Officer of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Abiodun Ajayi popularly known as Mandate has been chosen as one of Nigeria’s 60 ONE CHAMPIONs.

ONE was co-founded by Bono and other campaigners as a non-partisan global movement. ONE is a global activist program and is currently in 13 countries with over 1000 volunteers globally. It was first launched in Nigeria in 2016 and have trained 400 Champions since 2016. ONE Campaign is a one-year fellowship.

ONE is a global movement working to abolish extreme poverty and preventable disease by 2030, allowing everyone, everywhere, to live a life of dignity and opportunity. They believe that fighting poverty is about justice and equality, not charity.



The international organization encourages governments to do more to combat extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa, while also empowering citizens to hold governments accountable.

Amb. Abiodun Ajayi was chosen because of his years of proactive involvement and significance in the development space in Lagos and Nigeria at large. By providing selfless service to humanity and developing emerging youth leaders across the country and beyond. He emerged out of 1,800 applicants across the federation.

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Following the selection, 60 ONE Champions were drawn from the 36 states in Nigeria. Champions were trained and inducted in Abuja. Successful champions were presented Certificate of Appointment at the training.

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In the words of Ajayi; “The 2-day training was an intense and eye-opening session for the selected champions. The experience of learning from Alumni of ONE Champions was a big challenge for them to think big. Myself and other ambassadors were given the opportunities to pitch ideas to eradicate extreme poverty, unemployment and vote apathy in Nigeria.”

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He concluded by appreciating the team for his selection and for providing such huge and impactful training proposing to be committed to sustaining the goals of the organization.

Ajayi’s ambassadorial position with ONE is coming after his initiative “Young Leaders Hub” emerged second in the GAIA Goalkeeper Prize Award organized by World Merit, behind Natal Care Organization. The competition for the best Organization cut across the countries in Africa and Asia.