By Bakare Lukman
House of Representatives Member representing Ekiti Central Federal Constituency II, Hon. Barr. Omowumi Olubunmi Ogunlola , yesterday, distributed 14 vehicles, 60 motorcycles, 58 sewing machines, 40 generators, 20 grinding machines, 10 wheel chairs and 12 mowers to her constituents.
The Federal lawmaker had, apart from giving out the items, empowered 100 students with bursary awards and dole out huge capital resources to 100 widows to help them in their businesses.
In addition, Hon. Ogunlola also officialy commissioned six solar boreholes in Ijero-Ekiti, Araromi-Ekiti, Aramoko-Ekiti, Ikogosi-Ekiti, Iwaji-Ekiti and Ido-Ile Ekiti.
The lawmaker officially handed over Police Post built by her in Ikoro-Ekiti to the community and handed over the keys of a brand new house in Ijero-Ekiti to Iya Omowe whose house was destroyed by wind storm.
Speaking while distributing the items to the beneficiaries in Ijero-Ekiti, Hon. Ogunlola said the empowerment programme is aimed at job creation and skill development in order to alleviate poverty and improve the total well-being of her constituents.
She implore the beneficiaries to envision better tomorrow by making continuous efforts to turn their dreams to reality.
According to her “I want to use this medium to congratulate all beneficiaries and advise them to use this opportunity to make informed decision and implement change in their own lives and the lives of other people.”
” I want you to use this empowerment program as a duty to personally develop yourself because at the end of the day the best thing you can bring to any environment is YOU.”
“I want to emphasis that beneficiaries should use the items given to them to create more jobs and means of livelihoods to the other constituents.”
Some of those who received the items thanked Hon. Ogunlola for remembering them, particularly at this period of coronavirus that has put many people out of business.
While commending her for her quality representation, the people promised to always support her in her political endeavour.