By Bakare Lukman
Ijero- Ekiti stands still yesterday when the House of Representatives member representing Ekiti Central Federal Constituency II, Hon. Barr. Omowumi Olubunmi Ogunlola commissioned and handed over the new Modern Town Hall project to Ajero of Ijero Kingdom for the usage of Ijero community.
The modern town hall was facilitated by Hon. Omowumi Ogunlola with 350 plastic chairs, 15KVA fireman generator, conference table, 2 executive office tables, 6 HP 1.5 air conditionals, 14 executive chairs, loudspeaker, public address system with 2 microphones, projector with full accessories, 12 ceiling fans, and 2 toilets.
Speaking at the well-attended ceremony, Hon. Ogunlola said the project was in fulfillment of her electoral promise to her constituency.
She said: “We gather here to praise God for the successful completion of this Modern Town Hall facilitated by my humble self.
“This project is another eloquent testimony of my promise to bring dividend of democracy and better quality of life to my constituents.
“I’m confident that the building will serve as a special place for town hall, meetings, events, and celebration of our loved ones. I hope that the building will be well managed.”
The lawmaker had earlier visit Okemesi to commissioned and officially handed over the 2 blocks of 12 classrooms at Okemesi Grammar School, Okemesi-Ekiti.
The benefiting communities all thanked the honorable for his accountability, diligence, sincerity of purpose and always putting the people’s interest first as they all assured him of their unalloyed support.
Speaking at the occasion the Secretary to Ekiti State Government, Hon. Biodun Oyebanji described Ogunlola as a good ambassador, adding that the people of the constituency has no option but to reciprocate the gesture by supporting her with prayer.
Part of the highlights of the event also includes the disbursement of cash gifts to the aged from Ijero Local Government.
Ogunlola said the cash gifts to the aged is to reach out to humanity irrespective of party affiliation, “that’s why I am touching lives”.
She assured her constituents that more laudable projects and empowerment programs will come.
Ogunlola expressed her appreciation to Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi and his wife, Erelu Bisi Fayemi for their support.
The ceremony, which once again affirmed the popularity of Hon. Omowumi Ogunlola among her people, has in attendance the Secretary to Ekiti State Government, Hon. Biodun Oyebanji, Oba Adebayo Adewole JP (Ajero of Ijero), Chairman of Ijero Local Government, Hon. Ropo Ige, EKHA member representing Ijero constituency, Hon. Ademola Ojo amongst other dignitaries.