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Hon. Kasunmu Dazzled By Ikeja Youth As They Purchase Nomination Form For Him – Naijanewsdirect

  It was indeed a red-letter day in Ikeja Constituency 2 politics on Wednesday, 4 May, 2022, as a group of progressive youth widely known as Ikeja Constituency 2 Youth Alliance (ICOYA), purchased and presented APC Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms to Hon. Adedamola Richard Kasunmu popularly called ARK, the lawmaker representating Ikeja Constituency 2 in the vibrant Lagos State House of Assembly.   The group made up of young, positive-minded persons in the Constituency who have benefitted from various employment and other empowerment opportunities through Hon. Kasunmu in the last 7 years.   Speaking at the form presentation ceremony at the Constituency office of the lawmaker on Seriki Aro street, Ikeja today Wednesday 4th May 2022, the Coordinator of the group, Prince Kazeem Haruna from Agidingbi, stated that "Hon. Kasunmu has been doing a fantastic job since 2015, he has assisted a lot of Youth with employment opportunities, including myself and we felt the only thing we could do to show appreciation at this time is to come together and support him.   So we decided to task ourselves and our friends to raise fund and purchase the party’s nomination and EOI forms for him, to show appreciation and support for his 2023 reelection bid" Also speaking at the event, which took place at Hon. Kasunmu's Constituency Office on Seriki Aro Street, Ikeja, another stakeholder of ICOYA, Mrs. Ifedayo Temilola of Ward D, Oke-Ira, Ojodu LCDA, commended Hon. Kasunmu for his remarkable representation in the last seven years and also thanked him for the job opportunities given to constituents like her.   In his submission, Mr. Babatunde Oguns praised Hon. Kasunmu for his selflessness but lamented the it is unfortunate that many of the people who benefitted from Hon. ARK are not saying it openly while many even betrayed him outrightly. Oguns expressed optimism that ARK Season 3 is

Adedamola Kasunmu Decries The Increasing Rate Of Drug Abuse Among Youths, Says “Time For Action Is Now” – Naijanewsdirect

  Lagos State House of Assembly member, Hon. Adedamola Richard Kasunmu, has described the incessant increase of drug abuse and addiction among the young people as dangerous and worrisome. The lawmaker, who made this known at the 7th Annual Constituency Stakeholders’ Meeting in his Ikeja Constituency 2, on Thursday 19th August, 2021, at Multi-purpose Hall, Eko FM/Radio Lagos, called on parents, guardians, community and religious leaders to take decisive action against the scourge. He made reference to the interminable increase of black spots within Ikeja area of Lagos as against what was obtainable in the past and fervently warned that if the ugly situation is not arrested, it could take its toll on the future of our society and our nation at large. “Now that we all know that drug abuse and addiction have assumed a very dangerous and epidemic status, especially among our young people, it is time for us all as stakeholders to take decisive action against this scourge. “In time past in Ikeja Constituency 2, one of the major black spots that we used to know is located in a popular zone in the central business district axis Ikeja, close to Agidingbi, but these days, black spots are springing up everywhere at a frightening rate in our main streets and inner communities across Ikeja and Ojodu. This trend is extremely dangerous for the future of our society and our nation, if not arrested now. “I therefore enjoin everyone of us seated here today to swing into action in whatever way and at whatever level we can. From the home, from the mosque, from the church, in the market, at schools and every other relevant place, the time to shift serious attention and refocus on the issue of drug abuse among our youth is now.” On his own part, Hon. Kasunmu popularly called ARK, reiterated