SANWO-OLU APPOINTS COUSIN AS SSA FOREIGN RELATIONS

Jermaine Sanwo-Olu Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed his cousin, Jermaine Sanwo-Olu as his Senior Special Assistant on Diaspora and Foreign Relations. The appointment of Jermaine was not made public, but was displayed on the official Instagram page of Lagos Tourism. On the official page, Jermaine was introduced as the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Diaspora and Foreign Relations. He and the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism and other officials received a delegation from the World Tourism Cities Federation. Jermaine is a member of the…

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SANWO-OLU MAKES U-TURN, SAYS HE NEVER PROMISED TO RESOLVE APAPA GRIDLOCK IN 60 DAYS

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has made a U-turn, insisting that he never promised to solve the Apapa gridlock crisis in 60 days. The governor said this while fielding questions from State House correspondents in Abuja on Tuesday. Sanwo-Olu, who was still governor-elect on May 18, 2019 had during an interactive session with his classmates at the Executive Master of Business Administration class, University of Lagos, 1998/2000 set, said that he would end the protracted gridlock in Apapa area of the state within the first 60 days…

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SANWO-OLU SPEAKS ON BUYING 187MIL NAIRA SUV FOR HIMSELF AS OFFICIAL VEHICLE

Temidayo Akinsuyi, Lagos The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Lagos State chapter on Sunday described as insensitive the alleged purchase of N187m Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) as an official vehicle by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The party in a statement by Gani Taofik, its Publicity Secretary also berated the governor for not making public his assets declaration. However, in a swift reaction, the governor has denied the allegations saying PDP is exhibiting signs of long term depression, adding that the governor has not procured any official vehicle since he was inaugurated. According…

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SANWO-OLU TOLD TO DECLARE HIS ASSETS WITHIN 7 DAYS

Chukwudi Nweje The People’s Democratic Party, Lagos State chapter, has asked Lagos State governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to declare his assets and make it public within seven days. The party warned that if its request was not honoured it would invoke the Freedom of Information Act to compel the governor to do so. Publicity Secretary of the party Mr Taofik Gani, gave the warning in a statement issued on Sunday, in Lagos. He said: “The PDP posits that if Mr. Sanwoolu does not on his own, make public, information of his…

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WHY I AM ABSENT AT SANWO-OLU’S INAUGURATION- AMBODE

The outgoing governor of Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode Wednesday morning has explained why he will be absent at the inauguration ceremony of the incoming governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at Tafa Balewa Square (TBS), Lagos. Ambode, who congratulated and handed over to his successor- Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday, said the new governor deserves to enjoy his historic day without him sharing the glory with him. “The formal inauguration should have Mr. Sanwo-Olu as the star of the day. I don’t think that glory should be shared with him by my presence,” Ambode said…

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SANWO-OLU MAKES FIRST APPOINTMENT EVEN BEFORE SWEARING IN

Few hours after he was officially handed over to, incoming Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has made his first appointment. He has appointed Tayo Ayinde as the new Chief of Staff. Ayinde was Sanwo-Olu’s Campaign Director. Close sources to Ayinde confirmed the development. Many friends of Ayinde has bombarded the social media with congratulatory messages. Independent Online reports that the out-going Governor of Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday officially handed over to the Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, ahead of his inauguration on Wednesday. Sanwo-Olu’s emergence followed the decision…

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REUBEN ABATI WARNS SANWO-OLU: DON’T MAKE EMPTY PROMISES

Former spokesperson for ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Reuben Abati, has advised the governor-elect of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, against making what he termed as empty promises. Eyes Of Lagos gathered that, The journalist made his remark in his column titled: Promises and the Future: “Sanwo-Olu and other govs-elect” which was published at the back page of ThisDay Newspapers on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Abati, in his intervention, cautioned the governor-elect to refrain from making promises that he may not be able to keep warning that there would be consequences…

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SANWO-OLU; I WILL EMPLOY GRADUATES AS DRIVERS AND PAY THEM 100K

The incoming governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said he will rid Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) of reckless driving by employing graduates as drivers and adding more dignity to the work. Sanwo-Olu spoke Saturday during an interactive session with his classmates at the Executive Master of Business Administration class, University of Lagos, 1998/2000 set. The forum held a “Congratulatory Dinner Reception,” in Sanwo-Olu’s honour at Wheatbaker Hotel in Ikoyi, where they presented to him a policy document, containing their ideas and suggestions on some of what Sanwo-Olu could do…

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AD, LP: SANWO-OLU IS OF UNSOUND MIND, HAS CRIMINAL RECORD, SHOULD NOT BE SWORN IN AS LAGOS GOVERNOR

The gubernatorial candidate of Alliance for Democracy (AD), Owolabi Salis and his Labour Party (LP) counterpart, Professor Ifagbemi Awamaridi, have asked the Lagos State Attorney General to investigate Governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s voter card. They alleged that Sanwo-Olu, who stood for the election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was declared as winner in error. The candidates and their parties have filed a petition at the Gubernatorial Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ikeja to stop Sanwo-Olu’s swearing-in as Governor of Lagos State on May 29. Salis in a…

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SANWO-OLU GOES TO HARVARD TO LEARN HOW TO GOVERN LAGOS, SEE PICS & HIS POST

Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, has traveled to the United State to take a course in leadership at Harvard University as he gets set to govern Lagos state. According to him,  he is at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government taking a course on Leading Economic Growth. He shared photos of him in class and wrote; “This week, I am at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government taking a course on Leading Economic Growth. To lead a great state like lagos, it is important that I am on top of…

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