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Tai Elemesho hails Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu for the Commissioning of Lagos Red Line Train Project

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By Kayode Sanni-Arewa

The Director-General of a support group, Sanwo-Olu Ambassadors, Alhaja Tai Elemesho-Okesanjo has commended Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu for keeping to the developmental blueprint that Asiwaju Bola Tinubu (now President of Nigeria) designed about 20 years ago which has consistently put the state in its mega status.

Alhaja Tai, otherwise known as Montai plays big in construction business both in Lagos and across Nigeria.

Her group Sanwo-Olu Ambassadors was amongst the first group that started Tinubu and Sanwo-Olu Campaign right ahead any other support groups in Lagos.

She was equally a member of Pesident Tinubu Presidential Campaign Council Leadership Committee in 2023.

Alhaja Elemesho in a chat with some senior correspondents on Thursday when President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR officially commissioned the Lagos Mass Rail Transit (LMRT) red line train project said the State is on the path of progress and prosperity.

The red line train infrastructure is in its first phase, runs from Agbado in Ogun State to the Oyingbo axis of Lagos State. The 37 km rail line has eight stations, namely Agbado, Iju, Agege, Ikeja, Oshodi, Mushin, Yaba and Oyingbo.

Her words:

“I strongly commend our amiable, visionary, hardworking, compassionate and forthright Governor, who I always call, Mr Sellable for keeping in track with the developmental blueprint that our leader and mentor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu designed about 20 years ago, and impressively this has consistently put the state in its deserving mega status”

Elemesho further hailed the Lagos State current infrastructure milestone noting that the efforts and commitments to provide safe and affordable means of mass transportation in the state will improve the value chain of business while also giving opportunities to the citizenry to predict their journey times.

“I believe that the Lagos Mass Rail Transit (LMRT) red and blue lines train projects will help the transport sector because of the traffic in Lagos. My greatest joy also is that the people of Lagos love love it because it will enable them to meet up various activities and predict their journey times. It will also reduce the rate of accidents on our major roads.

“I also use this opportunity to thank President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for his leadership. I want to also thank him for the origin of modern Lagos that he created and started for us. But more importantly, I want to thank him that he helped us in Lagos to have a man that is capable of sustaining and championing his dreams and aspirations for a greater Lagos, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is indeed competent and undoubtedly a blessing for Lagos State” Elemesho stated.

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BREAKING: Wike, Atiku Meet At PDP Caucus Meeting Ahead Of NEC

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By Kayode Sanni-Arewa

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, are currently attending the National Caucus meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja.

The duo, who sought the presidential ticket of the party for the 2023 election, are among stakeholders at the meeting holding at Bauchi Governors’ lodge behind ECOWAS secretariat in Asokoro.

Details shortly…

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BREAKING: Court Grants EFCC Warrant to Arrest Ex-Kogi Gov Yahaya Bello

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The Federal High Court Sitting in Abuja has granted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, warrant to arrest the former governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello.

Justice Emeka Nwite granted the warrant on Wednesday, April 17, at the instance of the EFCC.

According to the Judge, Bello’s arrest is preparatory to his arraignment on Thursday, April 18.

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Condemnations Trail Adeleke’s Osun’s New Logo

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There have been widespread condemnations on social media following the release of the new Osun State logo by Governor Ademola Adeleke-led administration.

The medium earlier reports that Governor Adeleke while assenting to a bill adopting the new logo for the state, described the new symbol as a signal of new rebirth.

He said the new logo is significant because it rhymes and meaningfully represents the state’s historic anthem, values, and tradition.

According to him, “I am elated to sign this new Logo into law as a signal of rebirth of our dear State. The new logo is significant because it rhymes and meaningfully represents our historic anthem, our values and tradition”.

The development has however generated a lot of reactions on social media with netizens berating the choice of new the logo over the old one, calling the government’s attention to other important issues rather than focusing on the logo.

The following are some of the reactions:

@MasterMaliq said: The logo is not fine jare.. looks very local.😒take a look at the Lagos and Oyo state Logo.

@CASAnovaPremium: This logo is awful. A baby graphic designer would do a better job.

@ADE_T_ADELEYE: Osunmo Òpèlè Ifa Ojina si Logo Agbekoya. Graphics Designer might be from @InsideOsogbo or Okuku

@QasimOdetara: And the state paid someone to design this? Haba! Even a appreciate graphics designer must not present this to a whole state. What is this?? They should just leave the former logo. It is well designed and looks very mature.

@T_pappy10: What’s this ??? Lmao 😂😂😂.

@DonAlfonso99: The Y has to be clearly depicted. The logo is not even attractive. But the picture is illustrated well 👏

@tifesings: Petition to cancel and redesign a befitting logo for Osun State.

@m4V3_: Is this the A/B testing phase or its yet to pass through that?

@Ladeyoriju: I’m glad you mentioned gold. What exactly is the Governor/Government doing to bring the mindless greed influenced gold mining in certain towns within the state to a halt? These miners keep destroying farms, residential spaces and environment in general. What the heck?

@PeterROCK: All the nonsense you’ve written here throw it in the bin. Circle this, earth mountain…… throw it in the trash. Gtbanks logo is a literal rectangle.

@realolabid: And someone actually approve of this poor excuse for a logo? There are many talented designers out there who could do a much better job. In fact, it would have been a great initiative to organize a contest for designers to create a new logo for the state.

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