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AJILESORO COMMENCES BATCH 2 OF AGRI-PRENEURSHIP TRAINING AND EMPOWERMENT

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The federal lawmaker representing Ife Federal Constituency, Hon. Taofeeq Abimbola Ajilesoro has  commenced the second batch of Agri-preneurship intensive training and empowerment program. Hon. Ajilesoro in a statement obtained from his media office on Monday maintained that the training in Agri-business is yet another concerted effort to emancipate constituents, boost agricultural practices and assist in the provision of alternative sources of income for the good people of Ifeland, According to him, the initiative is aimed at boosting agriculture, food production and self-wealth creation index of his constituency, adding that the programme will cover over 150 constituents across Ifeland with some other constituents from Atakunmosa west Local Government as a sequel to the previous 150 beneficiaries who were trained last August on Cocoa and Plantain production. The lawmaker upon declaring the program open via video conversation, highlighted Agri-preneurship as a goldmine waiting to be ta

TORO VILLAGE KILLING: OONI'S PALACE CONDEMNS ACT, SAYS INCIDENT NOT A COMMUNAL CLASH

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The palace of the Ooni of Ife has condemned the gruesome killing of about five persons in Toro Village on Friday by yet to be identified assailants. The Palace in a statement signed by its Director of Media and Public Affairs, Comrade Moses Olafare as obtained by Ife City Blog on Saturday described the incident as unfortunate and a sheer criminal act, noting that the perpetrators will not escape justice. The Osun State Police Command had earlier in a statement by its spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola confirmed the incident, stating that investigations were ongoing to unravel and apprehend the culprits. "The palace of the Ooni of Ife on Friday morning received with great concern, news of the reported killing of some persons numbering about five at Toro village, Ile-Ife. "Aside from condemning the unfortunate incident in strong terms, the Palace of the Ooni immediately reported the case to appropriate security authorities, who swung into action immediately", the statement read

OLUBUNMI OTUN DONATES MECHANISED BOREHOLE TO APOLLO MARKET, ILE-IFE

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An America-based Ile-Ife indigene who is also an oil and gas tycoon, Mr Olubunmi Otun, in his philanthropic gestures recently facilitated the provision of potable water to the users of Apollo Market Stadium Area, Ile-Ife and the inhabitants of the market environment. The project, a borehole fitted with mechanical pump was commissioned on Thursday 29th July, 2021 by the Executive Chairman of Ife Central West LCDA, Honourable (Bar.) Bisi Oladosu in the presence of the Council members, staffs, market users, residents, representatives of the donor and politicians. In his remarks, Honourable Oladosu lauds the donor for the essential project of a very huge costs to his purse and of vast importance to both the market users, residents and the general public. He saluted him for giving back to his people back home while he encourages others who are well-to-do to emulate him as a matter of obligation and he prays that may Almighty God rewards him in all ramifications and in several folds.

GOVERNOR OYETOLA FLAGS-OFF POWER PROJECTS IN IFE SOUTH

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In less than a week after commissioning a newly reconstructed 8.1km Moro-Yakoo-Ipetumodu-Asipa-Ife road project in Ife North, The Osun State Governor, His Excellency  Adegboyega Oyetola again on Tuesday 29th June, 2021 flagged-off the construction of Ile-Ife/Garage-Olode 33Kv power supply line and rehabilitation of Ifetedo/Garage-Olode 33Kv power supply line in Ife South Local Government Area of the State. The project which is in collaboration with the Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC) is being executed to restore light to the affected communities after over a decade old of darkness. Speaking at the ceremony, Governor Oyetola reiterated his administration's commitment to improving the socio-economic life of the citizens. According to him, the power projects occupy a central point in His administration's agenda, adding that they are to further enable the benefitting communities to contribute more to the development of the State. "As I promised during my elec

GOVERNOR OYETOLA APPROVED THE CONSTRUCTION OF IFE CITY STADIUM AS OONI OGUNWUSI NAMED HON. JAMIU BABATUNDE OLAWUMI, A RARE AMBASSADOR

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At Ooni's Palace His Excellency, Governor Isiaq Adegboyega Oyetola, the Executive Governor of the State of Osun recently announced the Construction of an Ultramodern Stadium, the reconstruction of 2.4km road linking Iloro to Aganun and renovation of the New Market (Oja Tuntun) which was engulfed by an inferno few months ago in Ile Ife. This decision was made at the last State Executive Council meeting where the duo of Hon. Remi Omowaye, the Honourable Commissioner for Works & Transportation and Hon. Jamiu Babatunde Olawumi, the Hon. Special Adviser to the Governor on Education were to represent the Governor on the visit to His Imperial  Majesty, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Akande Ogunwusi, Ojaja II. The appointment to visit and inform the Arole Oduduwa about the anticipated developmental projects was done by Hon. Olawumi, a son of the soil, was done as a matter of exigency. The entourage were received at Ile Oodua, the Palace of Ooni of Ife with the introduction of Guests

#ENDSARS: IFE NORTH COUNCIL OF TRADITIONAL RULERS COMMENDS OONI OF IFE, APPEALS TO THE YOUTHS TO MAINTAIN PEACE

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The Council of Traditional Rulers in Ife North Local Government Area of Osun State under the Chairmanship of His Royal Majesty, Oba (Prof.) Joseph Olugbenga Oloyede Latimogun I, the Apetumodu of Ipetumodu has commended the Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty Alayeluwa Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi, Ojaja II for the prominent fatherly role He has been playing in the ongoing campaign against Police brutality in the Country championed by the Nigerian youths.  This commendation was issued following a meeting held by the monarchs. They lauded the Arole Oodua for particularly amplifying the voices of the youths while also maintaining that they conduct themselves peacefully, particularly in Ifeland as the struggles last. The elders, while solidarising with the youths in their genuine agitations for better Nigeria also condemned the Lekki Toll shooting but urged them to keep maintaining peace as they press home their demands from the government, which according to them is bei

FARMERS IN IFE NORTH RECEIVE FREE COCOA SEEDLINGS

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 By Kayode Olawuni The Lawmaker representing Ife North Local Government Area in the Osun State House of Assembly, Hon. Tunde Olatunji yesterday flagged off His Cocoa Revolution Project in the constituency where farmers received free hybrid Cocoa seedlings.  In a public  statement issued by Hon. Olatunji  who is also the Chief Whip of the State Legislative House, the project tagged "Koko Ola" is a wealth creation and economic emancipation project of his administration aimed at training and empowering farmers to boost Cocoa farming by providing about a 100,000 new hybrid Cocoa seedlings over the next four(4) years. He highlighted that the project is part of the economic sustainability master plan for his constituency as the improved Cocoa seedlings have been adjudged by experts as capable of living up to 100 years with 60 to 70 active productivity years. "We don't just want to focus on providing solutions for today, we also want to build legacies" The event wh