Speeches

THE 25TH CONVOCATION CEREMONY AT THE LAGOS STATE POLYTECHNIC

ADDRESS DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MR. AKINWUNMI AMBODE, GOVERNOR OF LAGOS STATE AS MODERATOR OF LAGOS STATE POLYTECHNIC AT THE 25TH CONVOCATION CEREMONY HELD AT THE POLYTECHNIC CONVOCATION GROUND, IKORODU CAMPUS ON THURSDAY, 9TH MARCH, 2017. Protocols It is my pleasure to be here today to mark the twenty fifth (25th) Convocation Ceremony of the Lagos State Polytechnic. I am …

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THE SWEARING IN CEREMONY OF NEWLY APPOINTED JUDGES

REMARKS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, GOVERNOR AKINWUNMI AMBODE AT THE SWEARING IN CEREMONY OF NEWLY APPOINTED JUDGES, HELD ON WEDNESDAY, 8TH MARCH, 2017 AT LAGOS HOUSE, ALAUSA- IKEJA Protocol… We have just witnessed the swearing in ceremony of 3 (Three) newly appointed judges into the Lagos State Judiciary, the first since this administration came into office. Indeed, today’s ceremony symbolizes another …

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THE GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY OF LAGOS – IBADAN RAILWAY PROJECT

REMARKS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MR. AKINWUNMI AMBODE, GOVERNOR OF LAGOS STATE AT THE GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY OF LAGOS – IBADAN RAILWAY PROJECT WITH EXTENSION TO LAGOS PORT COMPLEX, APAPA RAILWAY MODERNIZATION PROJECT HELD AT NIGERIAN RAILWAY CORPORATION COMPLEX, EBUTE METTA, LAGOS ON TUESDAY 7TH MARCH, 2017. Protocol The government and people of Lagos State are delighted to witness this historic …

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THE PRESENTATION OF MUSEUM POSSIBILITIES

REMARKS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MR AKINWUNMI AMBODE, GOVERNOR OF LAGOS STATE AT THE PRESENTATION OF MUSEUM POSSIBILITIES ON MONDAY 6TH MARCH 2017 AT THE GRAND BALL ROOM, EKO HOTELS AND SUITES, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS Protocols. Let me begin by thanking you all for honouring our invitation to this event. In this room today, we have the custodians of Nigerian Culture …

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THE 2017 INTERDENOMINATIONAL DIVINE SERVICE OF CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (CAN)

ADDRESS DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MR. AKINWUNMI AMBODE, GOVERNOR OF LAGOS STATE AT THE 2017 INTERDENOMINATIONAL DIVINE SERVICE OF CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (CAN), LAGOS STATE BRANCH HELD ON SATURDAY 18THFEBRUARY, 2017 AT SHEPHERDHILL BAPTIST CHURCH, OBANIKORO BUS-STOP, LAGOS.  Protocols… Calvary greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. I am happy to be part of this solemn assembly …

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AN ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, GOVERNOR AKINWUNMI AMBODE AT THE 2017 ACCESS BANK LAGOS CITY MARATHON ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2017

PROTOCOLS Today’s successful completion of the 2nd edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon marks another leg of our dreams and aspiration to make Lagos the destination of Sports in Africa. We cannot but acknowledge the presence of Athletics Federation Presidents from other Countries, elite Athletes from four (4) Continents, fifteen (15) Countries and participation of close to 50,000 …

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AN ADDRESS DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MR. AKINWUNMI AMBODE, THE GOVERNOR OF LAGOS STATE AT THE GERMAN-AFRICAN BUSINESS SUMMIT (GABS) 2017, TITLED ‘ECONOMIC GROWTH IN AFRICA – LAGOS STATE PERSPECTIVE’ ON THURSDAY, 9TH FEBRUARY 2017, IN NAIROBI, KENYA.

Protocol, I am pleased to be here. I have come with a powerful delegation from Lagos which is a strong indication of our belief in Africa and her friends. We are excited to be at this second edition of the German-African Business Summit. With a population of over 1.2 Billion people and national endowments, Africa has all it takes to …

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ADDRESS DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY MR. AKINWUNMI AMBODE, GOVERNOR OF LAGOS STATE AT THE AGENDA SETTING WORKSHOP ON BUILDING A MORE RESILLIENT CITY HELD ON TUESDAY 7TH FEBRUARY, 2017 AT RENAISSANCE HOTEL GRA, IKEJA

  PROTOCOL On Wednesday 25th May, 2016 the Lagos State Government received the news of our selection to join the group of 100 Resilient Cities network, a cause pioneered by the highly esteemed Rockefeller foundation.This news was a proud moment for our State and a confirmation that our efforts to build a globally competitive State have received international recognition. I …

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REMARKS DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MR. AKINWUNMI AMBODE, GOVERNOR OF LAGOS STATE AT THE SIGNING INTO LAW BILLS ON KIDNAPPING, SPORTS TRUST FUND AND SPORTS COMMISSION ON WEDNESAY 1ST FEBRUARY 2017 AT LAGOS HOUSE, IKEJA.

Protocol,   I have just signed into law three very important bills: The Prohibition of the Act of Kidnapping The Sports Trust Fund Law, and the The Sport Commission Law These laws have been enacted to address key issues bordering on security and effectively harnessing the potentials in the sports sector. In recent times, kidnapping has become a major threat …

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ADDRESS PRESENTED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MR AKINWUNMI AMBODE, GOVERNOR OF LAGOS STATE, ON THE OCCASION OF THE FIRST QUARTERLY TOWN HALL MEETING FOR YEAR 2017 (the 6th in the series), HELD ON THURSDAY 19TH JANUARY 2017 AT AJELOGO HOUSING SCHEME, AJELOGO MARKET ROAD, AKANIMODO, MILE 12

PROTOCOLS   I welcome you all to another in the series of our Town Hall engagements. At the beginning of our administration, we promised that we would run an all-inclusive government which would not leave anyone behind. We promised that we would always directly engage the people. That is why I am in Akanimodo, Mile 12 today.   We introduced …

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