Ikorodu West NYCN and NBA took Anti Cultism campaign to Mosque, School, others ~Ajasa-Info


To sustain the relative peace that Ikorodu has been enjoying from the activities of cultist recently, the National Youth Council of Nigeria, Ikorodu West Branch and Nigeria Bar Association, Ikorodu has taken campaign to Majidun Community Area of Ikorodu West Local Council Development Area, Ikorodu, Lagos State.

The team’s first point of call was Ipakodo Police Division. The team were received by CSP Mike Adeosun who is the DPO of the division. The team praised the force for the wonderful job it’s doing to sustain peace in the area and also condemn the ugly incident at Solomade Estate where the force was attacked. Mrs Fadahunsi who led the NBA team noted further that “the NBA and youths in Ikorodu are working to complement the efforts of the force through community awareness and sensitization on effect of cultism to residents and it has deem it fit to branch and say hello before proceeding to the respective places earn marked for engagement in the Majidun/Ogolonto community. While responding, the DPO commended the efforts of the NBA and the youth. He further noted that “the town hall security meeting held with the commissioner of police around late last year is accounting for the current peace Ikorodu is enjoying.

At Majidun Community Junior Grammer School, the team took the students through the core basics of why Cultism should be frowned at and likely punishment for Cultism as provided in the new Lagos State Anti-cultism law. The Councilor of Majidun Ogolonto (Ward B), enjoined the student that if they were to become someone important in life, they have to do away with things such as Cultism that will be an hindrance to their journey. “If you want to become Councilor, they will give you a DSS form, if you are a cultist, they will disqualify you, so, if you know you want to become like me, you have to run away from Cultism, Hon Batife said.

The Hon Super for Youth and Sport; Hon Okunade Adelani told the pupils that there is no way to success in life than to shun crime. He also urge the pupils to dismiss rumor that all the stars, politician and prominent people belong to one cult or the other, he noted that, it is far from the truth and should not be allowed to be used to deceive them into join any cult group.


At the Palace of the Baale of Ogolonto; Chief OYO Fatola, Comr Asoro Abubakri Olatunji (Co-ordinator, NYCN Ikorodu West) introduced the team to the Palace, he noted that the youth and NBA partnership has become pertinent to bring Cultism to end in Ikorodu. While speaking, the alternate Chairman of NBA Anti-cultism committee; Mr Sojinrin Esq noted that traditional rulers have a key role to play in the fight against crime because of their closeness to the people and in most cases they are the land owners. He noted that onus lies on the community to report any crime to law enforcement agencies and to ensure that their community do not become haven to criminals. While responding, the Baale ask for more partnership between the community and NBA, stating that, it will provide it an opportunity and quick root to get criminals behind the bar. He noted that his community will continue to engage residents especially in the danger of Cultism as it affects the new Cultism law of the state.

The Executive Chairman of the LCDA; Hon Sulaimon Kazeem Olanrewaju FCA, FCTI who addressed the team through a video call, commended the team for what he called “loudable initiative”, he noted that he would continue to ensure that mechanism put in place by his administration which accounted for the current peace in Ikorodu West is sustained.

The team also addressed the congregation at Majidun/Ogolonto Central Mosque, Mrs Fadahunsi Esq who is the Chairman of Anti-cultism Committee of NBA Ikorodu noted that religion play major role in peace and that accounted for the mosque visitation. She urge the congregant to say something when they see something.

Youth Charged to shun cultism, as NYCN Ikorodu West held After Ileya Get Together ~Ajasa-Info


The youths of Ikorodu West gathered at the resident of the Coordinator of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, Ikorodu West Local Branch; Comr Asoro Abubakri Olatunji on Sunday to mark it second edition of After Ileya Get Together. The Super for Youth; at the event commend the youths in Ikorodu West for it activities which he said has continued to receive commendationd from all quarters, he assured the youths of the continued support of the Chairman; Hon Sulaimon Kazeem Olanrewaju FCA FCTI while enjoining them to continue to sustain the peace in Ikorodu West by shunning cultism and all other social vices. On his part, on Hon Daisi Batife; the Majority Leader of Ikorodu West legislative chamber commend the youth council for it impactful and innovative ideas while praying that the momentum be sustained. Comr Muyideen Yusuf who is the Super for Agric/ Chieftaincy and immediate past Coordinator of the branch task the youth on selfless service which he said accounted for his present status. Hon Julius Tejumaiye (Councilor Ward D) on his part offered prayers for the youth believing that the sky is the beginning of many great things that the youth stand to benefit if it doesn’t loose focus.

The Coordinator on his part appreciated the Guests for honouring the youths with their presence, he noted that they have remained an inspiration and the get together is borne out of the need to set aside a time in the middle of the year to appreciate the youths for staying through to it cause. He noted that the aim of the youth council is to keep and carry every youth along under the umbrella of youth council as provided by the National Youth policy irrespective of religious and political background. He noted further that the youth council is like a mother to all youth divides and it must at all time protect and ensure that they have a united interest.

Others at the event include party youth leaders, Heads of Religious Youth Organizations, Heads of Voluntary Youth Organizations, Executives of NYCN Ikorodu West and many other youths.

In an appreciation message personally signed by the Coordinator, he appreciated the Chairman who he said “his Sallah gift accounted for the because of this event”, he further thanked him for youth inclusion in governance which he said accounted for the monetary give back of the appointees to ensure the success of the program. He prayed the Chairman to continue to consider youths “in subsequent appointments” which he said “means more dividend of democracy to the youth.

Certificate of affiliation was presented to two organizations (Abi Igi Anu Youths and Royal Rangers, Ikorodu West Command) who have completed their affiliation process.