May 26, 2024

Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat second term inauguration services hold Friday, Sunday

Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat second term inauguration services hold Friday, Sunday

*L-R: Mr Tunbosun Alake, immediate past Special Adviser to the Governor on Technology and Innovation; Engr (Mrs) Ibilola Kasunmu, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology, Lagos State; Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Dr Mohamed Al Kuwaiti, Head of the Cybersecurity Council, United Arab Emirates and Mr Hakeem Fahm, former Commissioner for Science and Technology in Lagos during the GITEX Africa Digital Summit, at the Boulevard Al Yarmouk, Marrakech, Morocco, on Wednesday, May 31, 2023.

…Cultural Carnival on Saturday

A special Jummat and Interdenominational Church Services will be held to mark the inauguration for a second term of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Dr Kadri Obafemi Hamzat.

The two services, which are part of the 11-day inauguration programme, will be held simultaneously in the five divisions of Lagos State – Ikorodu, Badagry, Ikeja, Lagos Island and Epe – on Friday and Sunday.

This was contained in a press statement which was issued by Mr Gbenga Omotoso, Chairman, Media and Publicity Committee, on Thursday.

According to the statement, a cultural display has also been scheduled to hold at the Agege Stadium, on Saturday to celebrate Governor Sanwo-Olu and his deputy who were both sworn in on Monday.

“The swearing-in was witnessed by thousands of Lagos residents at the historic Tafawa Balewa Square, Onikan. Millions watched live on television and social media.

“The post-inauguration Jummat Thanksgiving Service, which is scheduled for Day Nine, will hold simultaneously at the five divisions’ Central Mosques in Ikeja, Badagry, Ikorodu, Lagos Island and Epe.

“The inauguration will be rounded off with a church service, which will be held simultaneously across the five divisions on Sunday,” the statement read.

The church services billed for Day 11 will hold at Archbishop Vining Memorial Anglican Church, Ikeja; Freeman Methodist Cathedral Church, opposite Oba’s Palace, Badagry; Methodist Church, Ikorodu; Cathedral Church, Marina, Lagos Island; St. Patrick Anglican Church, Epe and Christ The Light Chapel, CBD, Alausa, Ikeja.

The Carnival will be a display of various cultural activities from the five divisions of Lagos to the delight of all the participants and guests.

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