MASSIVE TURNOUT AS REP BABAJIMI BENSON FLAGS OFF CAMPAIGN IN IKORODU ~Ajasa-Info

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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.

WORLD FOOD DAY: REP BABAJIMI BENSON DOLES OUT OVER 500 ‘APO AANU’ TO HIS CONSTITUENTS ~Ajasa-Info

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In commemoration of the Year 2022 World food day the iCare food bank doles out over 500 ‘Aapo Anu’ to the Residents of Ikorodu federal constituency an initiative of Rep Babajimi Benson Member House of Representatives, Ikorodu federal Constituency which took place yesterday 15th of October at the his constituency office.

World food day is observed annually on 16th of October to highlight the millions of people worldwide who cannot afford a healthy diet and the need for regular access to nutritious food. The theme for 2022 is Leave NO ONE behind.

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It is not new that Rep Babajimi Benson has been doing this on a monthly basis without waiting for the yearly World food day.

iCare Foodbank was established on October 16,2016 by Rep. Babajimi Benson Chairman House Committee on Defense through his iCare Foundation, It is the first food bank in Nigeria, iCare Foodbank distributes food ingredients monthly to a large numbers of families including elderly people, widows, indigent people and the vulnerable in the society.

MEGA EMPOWERMENT: REP BABAJIMI BENSON EMPOWERS CONSTITUENTS IN IKORODU FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY ~Ajasa-Info

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Today, 20th August 20222, Ikorodu Federal Constituency Citizens erupt in cheerful Jubilations, as The Member, House of Representative, Rep. Babajimi Benson, of Ikorodu Federal Constituency did Mega Empowerment for residents of Ikorodu, at his Constituency Office, along, Ebutte Ikorodu Road.

Addressing his constituents on the purpose of the mega empowerment, Rep Babajimi Benson, said, it had become pertinent for him, to appreciate the good people of Ikorodu. For their unwavering support, trust, and loyalty through his fruitful journey at the House of Representative, Since his First-term, Second-term, and Incoming record Third-term in office.

While, He also, highlighted, Some of the Projects he had facilitated across the Six division in Ikorodu, Ranging from successful completion of 30 Federal and Inward roads, Construction of 80bed Hospital in Imota, Completion of link roads in Ikorodu west LCDA, Ikorodu central, Ikorodu North LCDA, Ijede LCDA and Igbogbo LCDA respectively, amongst other series of Empowerment visible to the Ikorodu Citizens.

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In furtherance, He also, noted that by the First Quarter of 2023, A Large Athletic Stadium would be delivered to LASUTECH (Formerly Laspotech) In Ikorodu, and the Ikorodu – Sagamu road would be finally completed.

While, urging for genuine reconciliation between party faithfuls, especially, on the issue of Lagos State House of Assembly Ikorodu constituency 1 and Ikorodu constituency 2 to enable an harmonious society, for the sake of more developmental efforts to be enjoyed by the good people of Ikorodu Federal Constituency at Large.



Speaking further, He noted, that today’s mega empowerment is billed to ensure, dividends of democracy is shared, to impact the lives of it’s beneficiaries and uplift their standard of Living. While, He assured the Citizens of more Quality Representation.

Beneficiaries shower prayer on Rep Babajimi Benson, while they receive their empowerment materials which featured; 30 Mini Bus, 25 Tricycle, 9 Motorcycle, 70 Freezer, 40 Hair dryer, 30 Vulcanizing Machine, 43 Sewing Machine , 45 Generator, 2200 Solar Power with Fan, 500 Solar Power without fan.

In attendance were Traditional Rulers, Oba Kabiru Shotobi (Ayagburen of Ikorodu), Oba Adegboruwa of Igbogbo, who led other traditional rulers. Political leaders, inclusive of Member House of Representative, Eti-Osa Rep. Ibrahim Babajide Obanikoro, Prince Lanre Sanusi Member House of Representative Candidate Amuwo Odofin, Hon. Sulaimon Kazeem Chairman Ikorodu West, Builder Deola Banjo Chairman Ikorodu North, Hon. Motunrayo Alogba Chairman Ijede LCDA, LGA Chairmen in Ikorodu Division, Ward Chairmen in Ikorodu Division, Ward Councillors, CDC Chairmen, and a host of party faithfuls.

Rep. Babajimi Benson Inspects Facilitated Projects in Ikorodu federal Constituency ~Ajasa-Info

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Rep. Babajimi Benson tour some of his facilitated projects in Ikorodu Federal Constituency in the early hours of Saturday, his first stop was Agbala/Eyita roads, 11 roads linking some parts of Ikorodu Central and Ikorodu North LCDA. They are; Oshin-Ladega Street, Agbala, Amudat Jokomba Street, Olokunola Street, Oladunjoye Oriola Street ( Better food), Oguntuga Street, Igbeyin Adun Street, Olaore Oshikoya Street, Ayodele Ayeni Street, Giwa Efugbotu Street and Adeyiga Street (Benson Estate linking Munirat Aleje and Benson bus stop).

Baale of Agbala, Sheikh Musiludeen Abiodun Kalejaye commend and pray for Rep Babajimi Benson for a good representation in Ikorodu federal constituency since his assumption in office, the lawmaker in return appreciate the people of the community for their continuous support, The Vice Chairman Hon. Ameen Apanishile and other members of the Ikorodu North LCDA received the legislator in the community.

The Executive Chairman of Igbogbo-Baiyeku LCDA Bldr. Olusesan Daini and members of the iCare team accompanied him to inspect these massive projects.

Rep. Babajimi also inspect an 80-Bed Mother and Child centre in Imota LCDA, which will be completed soon, he was received by the Ranodu of Imota, Executive Chairman of Imota and members of his Executive Council and staffs.

The inspection train also landed in Ijede LCDA, where the lawmaker inspect the 3 roads (Sholumade, Eluku and Olutusin streets) he was received by The Executive Chairman Hon. Motunrayo Gbadebo-Alogba, The APC Candidate for Ikorodu Constituency 2 Lagos State House of Assembly Hon. Aro Moshood, The Vice Chairman and other members of the Local Government.





iCare Food Bank: Rep Babajimi Benson Doles out food items to 500 Households in Ikorodu ~Ajasa-Info

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Rep. Babajimi Benson the Chairman House Committee on Defence doles out 500 food items known as ‘APO ANU’ to constituents in Ikorodu federal constituency, for the June edition of the Program.

iCare Foodbank was established on October 16,
2016 by Rep. Babajimi Benson representing the good people of Ikorodu federal Constituency through his iCare Foundation, It is the first food bank in Nigeria, iCare Foodbank distributes food ingredients monthly to a large numbers of families including elderly people, widows, indigent people and the vulnerable in the society.

Also incorporated into the distribution channel are Community Development Committee, Community Development Associations, traditional institutions, Student bodies, religious organizations and social groups with a direct connection to residents who are vulnerable and in dire need.

iCare Foundation Facilitates Training of 150 Constituents At Nigeria Armed Forces Resettlement Centre ~Ajasa-Info



iCare Foundation, the social intervention and engagement arm of Rep. Babajimi Benson, has commenced the training of 150 Constituents whose training were facilitated with the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre, Oshodi.

The two-week long training will see the participants get trained in their area of choice ranging from Crop Production, Animal Husbandry, Bakery/Confectionery and Photography, Cosmetic, Paint making and Car spraying, according to information made available by the House of Representatives member representing Ikorodu Federal Constituency.



Commenting about the programme via his official social media handle yesterday (Tuesday), the Chairman, House Committee of Defence said that he is excited the participants have all resumes officially to the camp and have commenced their training.

“It was super excitement today (Tuesday) as my team from iCare Foundation visited the 150 shortlisted candidates for entrepreneurship training at the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC) Oshodi.

“The participants who resumed to camp officially on Sunday, 20th March 2022 were met in high morale and are glad to be a part of the 2 weeks training with specialization on Crop Production, Animal Husbandry, Bakery/Confectionery, Photography, Cosmetic, Paint making and Car spraying,” he wrote.



He went further to encourage the applicants to be of best behaviour while at the camp and learn the rudiments required to become their own Bosses.

“It is our hope that the training will further expose the participants to the rudiments of their speciality and further empower the youths as job creators,” Rep. Babajimi Benson, averred.

Ikorodu Youths Set to celebrate Rep. Jimi Benson as he hits Golden jubilee ~Ajasa-Info

Youths across Ikorodu division have concluded plans to host their representative at the lower chamber of the National Assembly, Rep Babajimi Benson as he hits the golden age of 50.

Speaking about the plans recently, the convener of JB @ 50, Billiamin Olalekan Oba disclosed that young people in the division have come together to celebrate JB whom he described as a pacesetter and outstanding Leader for his amiable achievements since being elected by the good people of IKORODU.
Oba, who is also the Chairman of the Lagos State chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria disclosed that Ikorodu youths are partnering with all major stakeholders especially the 30 elected councilors, the six LGA and LCDA chairmen as well as other youth based organizations to see that Jimi Benson is well celebrated.

“Over the years, Rep Babajimi Benson has dedicated himself to a life of service and has gone out of his way to continually perform outstandingly. It is only fair on our part to also celebrate him as he clocks 50”, Oba disclosed to the media.

He further stated that dignitaries from across the country and especially Lagos state will be invited to observe first hand as the youths celebrate the man of honour.

Speaking on the one-in-town celebration of people’s rep @50, Chairman Publicity Committee, Kayode Badmus further revealed that events lined up for the JB@50 include a colloquium, dinner amongst other activities to be announced by the Central Working Committee which has been put in place.

The Central Working Committee include young people from across the division who also share in the idea of giving JB a worthy birthday celebration. They include Barrister Hamzat Jimoh who heads the fundraising sub-committee, Comrade Ajibike who is in charge of Welfare, Tayo Odusanya, Olubode Mac Oserinde amongst others.

The special birthday anniversary for JB according to JB@50 Publicity Committee Chairman, promises to be epochal.


Signed:
Kayode Badmus
For Publicity Sub-Committee JB @ 50.

REP BABAJIMI BENSON, FLAG OFF THE COMMENCEMENT OF 11 ROADS IN IKORODU NORTH, IKORODU LG ~Ajasa-Info

Rep Babajimi Benson member house of representatives Ikorodu, flag off Agbala/Eyita roads, drafts contractor to site for the commencement of new eleven(11) roads connecting major roads in Ikorodu Federal Constituency on Saturday, February 26th, 2022.

The multiple road construction inaugurated for construction yesterday include; Oshin-ladega street Agbala, Amudat Jokomba street, Olokunola street, Oladunjoye oriola street.


Linking Eyita Ikorodu central, Oguntuga street, Igbeyin Adun street, Olaore oshikoya street, Ayodele Ayeni street, Giwa Efugbotu, Adeyiga street (benson estate linking munirat Aleje that connects benson bus stop)

Rep Jimi Benson who has in the past would not just build road, but facilitate and construct roads that link major express roads, assured that his administration will open up more roads that will pave way for the economic prosperity of Ikorodu division.

The Ikorodu-born Lawmaker while addressing the beneficiaries of the new roads said the ongoing Ikorodu-Sagamu road sited along Ikorodu North border was his first road construction job in the entire Ikorodu Division and assured more are in the offing.

Rep Babajimi Benson while giving statistical analysis of what accrues to Ikorodu Division as a Federal Constituency disclosed that insufficient constituency allowance can not this multiple projects but his office most times lobbied to get these projects coming to Ikorodu Division.

“So it is not that we earn more than our colleagues in the green chamber but these projects are culmination of extra efforts, lobbying, hard work, undivided commitment to bring these amenities to the doorsteps of Ikorodu Division.

Builder Deola Banjo the Executive Chairman of Ikorodu North LCDA in his welcome address labelled Honourable Jimi Benson the “Posterboy” of Ikorodu division noting that Ikorodu division never envisaged representation can be this good.

He said the roads upon completion would ease travel time and would make life more meaningful for the good people of Ikorodu North especially.

Speakers at the event took turns to thank JB for his superlative performance and giant strides scattered across Ikorodu division.

The link roads are expected to be completed in four months after which residents of Ikorodu would be able to connect Benson right from Agbala area of Ikorodu North.

For the purpose of this reportage, we say THANK YOU once again our James Bond, Julius Berger and the model of representation accross Nigeria, Honourable Babajimi Benson.

Former Deputy Governor of Lagos State Prince Abiodun Ogunleye commend “JB’s performance is phenomenal, he has continuously built on the extant standard of good governance. He is a pride to Lagos, a precious treasure to Ikorodu Division”.

Alhaji Oduborisha, President Oriwu Club while reeling out scorecards of Rep. Babajimi Benson on road construction submitted that “Politics apart, if you want progress for your community, you must identify with a good performer like JB irrespective of your political ideology or party. JB is a noble gentle man. He is a Party on his own and he will continue to enjoy my supports”

Notable personality at the roads flag off include Honourable Wasiu Adesina, Honourable Sulaimon Olanrewaju, Prince Kunle Ogunbela, Otunba Olasunkanmi Tijani, Mrs Toyin Salau, Alhaji Fayas, Alhaji Odidi, Past and incumbent Councillors, Supervisors, CDC Ikorodu North, Agbala Otuja CDA, Agbala Otuja Valley View CDA, Harmony Entity group and a host of others.