Over 500 residents of Ikorodu Federal Constituency benefitted from a medical outreach organized by iCare Foundation, a foundation of Rep Babajimi Benson, the outreach took place yesterday at the Constituency office of the MHR.
The beneficiaries which include men, women, kids and physically-challenged benefitted from: General health screening and intervention, Dental check, Vision screening with free frame, Free Medication, Health Education, etc.
They appreciate the kind gesture and full of prayers for getting various medical advices on complaints and free drugs dispensed for treatments.
The beneficiaries also pledged their support for the Re-election of Rep. Babajimi Benson to represent them one more time at the national assembly to continue the good work he his doing.
Yesterday, the Executive Chairman Ikorodu North LCDA, Builder Deola Banjo led party faithfuls across the tower of resources to support and witness the campaign flag off of our dear MHR Honourable Babajimi Benson at the Ebute Ferry terminal.
Rep. Babajimi Benson once again continues in his tradition of raising the bar with the “Orange revolution” witnessed today at campaign ground.
The crowd and calibre of people present at the flag-off affirm the love and acceptability of the MHR beyond Ikorodu division.
Ikorodu North is ready to ensure the victory of all APC candidates from the national leader to every other candidates in Ikorodu constituency 1.
It was a massive turnout as Ikorodu federal constituency celebrate the orange day to flag off campaign for their beloved representative Rep Babajimi Adegoke Benson Chairman House Committee on Defense on the 7th January, 2023 at the Ikorodu ferry terminal.
People from different constituency, political leaders graced the event to honour Rep Babajimi Benson and discuss his good deeds and service to humanity, King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal popularly known as K1 De Ultimate entertain the gathering with his melodious music.
The Vice Chairman of APC, Lagos East Senatorial District Hon. Olayinka Oladunjoye commend the good efforts of Rep Babajimi Benson “I’ve been hearing the positive feedback from your constituents and I must say I’m proud of you, I am using the opportunity to urge our party faithfuls to vote massively and canvass to vote for our Leader Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Babajimi Benson and all our APC candidates in the forthcoming election.”
Hon. Abubakar from Jigawa state said he is not surprised about the event because Hon. Jimi Benson is a wonderful person he said,”Ikorodu constituency, you are very lucky because I worked with him at the national assembly as a first timer and he took me as a brother.
“He is respected by all , I can see how much you all respect him that is the same wày the 361members of the house of Senate respect him. He is a man of honour , integrity and honesty” He however advised everyone not to segregate the north from the south neither the Muslim from the Christian as Jimi Benson is a man for all. The senator challenges Lagos State that Jigawa will have the highest vote for Bola Ahmed Tinubu”.
Prince Abiodun Ogunleye said ,”we have seen his good works, he has constructed the road of Eyita also add street lights there, I urge everyone to get there PVC”.
Chief Oduborisha President Oriwu Club in his own remarks “I am now in APC because of my friend Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, I’m 100 percent with him for his ambition, in the same vein Jimi Benson has been doing massively well in terms of representation and projects to Ikorodu as a whole, in this vein I urge you all to get your voters card and Vote APC.”
However, Hon Sunmi Odesanya Secretary of APC in Lagos state said “statutorily, Jimi shall be sworn in on his third term come June this year, the young man has succeeded in changing narratives of the legislative representation in the duty of Nigeria parliamentary politics”.
Ogboni Fuad Oki Secretary of the APC Presidential Council in Lagos State He promised to give the ward with the highest votes a brand new bus. The women leader appreciates the Apc candidates and people present and urges them to get their PVC. Benson further appreciates everyone present and tells them to vote for Abiru, Tinibu and Sanwoolu in the coming election.
Rep Babajimi Benson further appreciates everyone present and tells them to vote for Asiwaju Tinubu, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Senator Abiru, Ogunleye Gbolahan and Aro Moshood Abiodun in the coming election.
Rep. Babajimi Benson the Chairman House Committee on Defense, has commended Oriwu college old student association 91/92 for contributing to the schools development by building laboratories worth millions of naira and urges other younger generations coming to emulate the actions taken by this set.
“the newly renovated science laboratory at oriwu college is the first of its kind to give back to the Alma mater. We urge other incoming youths to emulate such character “he said
He however applauded Shakiru Seidu for his consistency in the various field he finds himself , the media or politics etc. “He has made sure people witness and feel his impact”. He said
He advices the youths to emulate him by taking advantage of the opportunities within them and advices them not to wait for openings, but instead create chances that will make them viable prospects.
Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe former Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District, equally applauded and commended the 1991/1992 set of Oriwu college for what he referred to as an “uncommon accomplishment”.
“The world is evolving therefore you should focus more on ICT centers”he said . He gave his experience being a former student of Oriwu college and encouraged other class set to emulate this set.
Mr. Bello The principal showed his gratitude for the gesture shown by this set, so also Alhaji. M.M Bolarinwa an Alumini who expressed his gratitude for their corporation and unity in pulling this off.
Adeboruwa of Igbogbo Kingdom Oba AbdulSemiu Orimadegun Kasali graced the occasion.
In line with the monthly iCare food bags distribution, iCare Food bank of Rep. Babajimi Benson Chairman House Committee on Defense distributed 1,000 food bags popularly known as Apo Aanu for December edition. The food bags were distriuted to widows, physically challenged and others in dire need to celebrate the Yuletide in good spirit.
Sir David Sumoni Lagos State University Pro Chancellor commend the good efforts of Rep Babajimi Benson in the past years as the representative of Ikorodu federal constituency.
Bldr. Olusesan Daini Executive Chairman Igbogbo-Baiyeku LCDA in his remarks “I am glad to witness the monthly APO ANU event, the distribution of food bags to the good people of Ikorodu division this is not a party thing but for everyone living in ikorodu axis of Lagos state, Rep Babajimi Benson is a representative for all and not APC alone”.
He appeals to everyone present at the event to endeavour to vote for all the APC candidates at all levels from the Presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and all other APC candidates comes February and March 2023 consecutively.
Mr. Rotimi Erogbogbo Chairman Ikorodu Oga Development Association also commend the efforts of Rep Babajimi Benson having been doing this since 2016, he also use the opportunity to endorse him for another term in office.
He extended his greeting by wishing everyone a merry Christmas and happy New year in advance.
Rep Babajimi Benson flag-off construction of 3.3 kilometres construction of Erunwen road, in Ikorodu North LCDA.
Rep. Babajimi Benson Member House of Representatives, Ikorodu federal constituency in his remarks
“We are here to flag off, a month ago I came to address the residents of this community, the road is about 3.3 kilometers long and we promised them we will come back within a month to flag of the commencement of this road. “
“Last week I went to see the Governor to inform him about this flag off, he is also well abreast about what we are doing and i heard them say something about the transformer, he is ready to support what we are doing. We are here to flag off the road, we thank God all things are going well. We should be able to complete the road between four or five months.”
“All things being equal and with the residents being corporative, we have done it before, we completed the road. The full payment is already on ground. I expressed my misgivings about them earlier, if they live up to expectations by Easter, this road should be complete.”
“It’s election season and the voting turn out from Eruwen is always low, so we want to bring development to them and we want them to react to us positively, So let us see what they have for in stored us, if they turn out well, the Government too will be interested so also the Senator and the House of Representatives as well is listening because the constituency falls under them. The councilor is also to ensure we give Eruwen a first class facility.”
Hon. Banjo the Executive Chairman Ikorodu North in his own remarks “I want to thank our MHR, because they have brought peace, Harmony we are very grateful for this and we can see the people, they are very, very happy as we can see the road, it is 3.3 meters and you know what that means. If they are selling houses here for 8 or 4 or 5 million, before they complete this road, it will skyrocket.”
He added “We will do more engagement with the people so that the people will know what is going on, we will work with the CDA to have a banner at strategic positions Of the community to sensitize people that this road is being reconstructed and we also work with the council, I can assure you that no body will disturb you on this road it is a major development, and let me also tell the community that the MHR is saying that we have four transformers included”
Otunba Tijani Olasunkanmi Chairman APC Ikorodu Division in his remarks “I contested against Babajimi Benson in 2015 and today i can testify to the fact the he’s doing wonderfully well beyond my expectations, I enjoined our well wishers and our Party faithfuls to come out in en mass to vote all our party candidates in the coming election.
Chairman CDC Prince Niran Ogunbanwo “As the chairman CDC, I want to thank the MHR for this road the people of Eruwen are lucky, and to tell him that the people of Eruwen will double the vote, will triple it, so that the people will know what is going on.”
Hon. Olakanmi Tijani Councillor representing Eruwen “I want to use this medium to appreciate our MHR, you have done a great favour by bringing this great opportunity to us in Eruwen, and we promise you we’ll vote massively for you and other party candidates in the general election.
In attendance; Prince Lanre Sanusi APC Candidate Anuwo Odofin federal constituency, Builder Olusesan Daini, Otunba Tijani Chairman APC Ikorodu Division, Alhaja Aluko, Deen Sanwo-Ola DG iCare Foundation and his members, Otunba Bayo Lawson, Prince Yommy Sopitan Executive Secretary on Maritime Affairs, CDC, Traditional Leaders, Party Leaders and members among others.
As part of her community outreach activities, iCare Foundation under Rep. Babajimi Benson Member House of Representatives, Ikorodu federal constituency partnered with Kimberly Clark; manufacturer of Huggies diapers and Kotex sanitary pads to distribute 5,000 pieces of Huggies diapers to mothers in primary health facilities and 5,000 Kotex sanitary pads to secondary school students in Ikorodu Federal Constituency.
Beneficiaries of the sanitary pads were female students of selected secondary schools in the 6 Local Council Development Areas in Ikorodu, while nursing mothers at Ita-Elewa Primary Health Centre, Ijede, Ipakodo, Baiyeku, Imota health centres, among others benefitted from the diapers distribution.
The female students were lectured on the appropriate and hygienic way to use sanitary pads.
The mothers and students were delighted and commended Rep. Babajimi Benson for facilitating the kind gesture to them.
Rep Babajimi Benson Member House of Representatives, Ikorodu federal constituency engages over 900 LGA and Ward executives in Ikorodu federal constituency ahead of the 2023 general election.
In his remarks “The purpose of this gathering is to thank everyone of you for giving me the party ticket to represent you one more time at the green Chamber, and I promise I will never let you down, and I also want to seek for permission before commence my campaign in earnest.”
“The 2023 general election is around the corner please ensure you pick your Permanent Voters Card, as you know Ikorodu is one of the largest city in Nigeria, let us put our energy and population to get a massive results at the poll”. He added
The Chairman and Secretary of Arewa Community in Ikorodu Division vouch to give Rep Babajimi Benson their hundred percent support while they also talked about their efforts in mobilizing the Arewa communities in ensuring they get their permanent voters card, they also promised to vote for all the APC candidates from Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to the state assemblies.
Alh. Animashaun (De-Cubano), Hon. Olasunkanmi Tijani Chairman of APC in Ikorodu Division, Deaconess Wonuola Oshinowo Lagos East Women Leader commend the efforts of Rep Babajimi Benson in giving the party sense of belonging, also charged the party executives to mobilize massively towards the success of All Progressives Congress APC in the general election.
Rep Babajimi Benson Member House of Representatives, Ikorodu federal Constituency felicitates with Prince Abiodun Ogunleye on his Birthday.
“I heartily rejoice with my leader, father, GAC member and former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Prince Abiodun Ogunleye on the occasion of his 82nd birthday.”
“The Bible says with age comes wisdom and length of days understanding.”
‘I thank God for your eventful and fruitful years on earth as you have used your experience and sagacity to foster development since the days of yore and unified political actors and stakeholders in Lagos and Ikorodu Division.”
“May the good Lord continue to grant you sound health in prosperity.”
Rep Babajimi Benson has completed the community town hall he facilitated for the people of Ibeshe, Igbogbo-Baiyeku Local Council Development Area of Ikorodu.
At the commissioning of the Ibeshe Community Townhall, in Ibeshe, Igbogbo-baiyeku LCDA as facilitated by member House of Representatives, representing Ikorodu Federal Constituency, Rep. Babajimi Benson.
Leading the commissioning was Ashipa Kaoli Olusanya, Olubeshe in council, former Igbogbo-Baiyeku Local Government Chairman Hon. Basanya, CDA chairman, iCare Foundation members and Supervisor for Works Igbogbo-Baiyeku LCDA, Alhaji W. A Yusuf among others.