Senator Buhari Empowers Thousands in Oyo on Tuesday.
Thousands of people from Oyo North Senatorial districts today benefited from Senator Abdulfatai Buhari economic empowerment scheme held at NYSC orientation camp in Iseyin
The beneficiaries including traditional rulers, artisan, students’ widow religion organization and communities were drawn from the 13 local government area of the Senatorial districts
Items distributed includes 36 cars, 300 motorcycle, 300 sewing machines, over 400 grinding machine, 40 deep freezers, Generators and 13 electric transformers
The senator also distribute a N20,000 each as bursary award to 200 students of tertiary institution and N25,00 each to 200 widows carefully selected across the Senatorial district
In his welcome address, Senator Buhari who is also the chairman Senate Committee on ICT and Cybercrime said the empowerment program is to appreciate members of his constituency and support the for economic advancement
The All Progressives Congress APC lawmakers said ‘ As a Senator he has not been found wanting in the discharge of his responsibility to his constituents and the development of Nigeria through meaningful contributions at the plenary and pushing forward issues that affects his constituency
He also informs the gathering the efforts are ongoing to facilitate infrastructural development and other projects that will bring economic development to the state and Oyo North Senatorial districts
Senator Buhari said work is going on putting Ikere gorge dam in proper shape , rehabilitation of Iseyin –Oyo road, Ogbomoso-Oyo road , establishment of University of Agriculture and Technology in Oke Ogun and others
While reiterating his commitment to the development of his constituency and the state at large, the lawmaker called for more patient for president Muhammadu Buhari led government in his bid to restore sanity and progress into the nation
The executive governor of Oyo state Senator Abiola Ajimobi while commending the lawmaker described Senator Buhari as the best lawmaker oyo state ever had “ I won’t be wrong if I say Senator Buhari is the best Senator in Oyo state, he performed better than I do when I was at the Senate , he deserve to be commended for the good job
Ajimobi who led some members of his executives and aides to the event said “ APC is lucky to have people with genuine interest to serve the masses , Senator Buhari is a true representatives of the people of Oyo North
Speaking on political development in the state, the Governor said the party will not impose any candidate on the people for local government election but ensure transparency in the choice of candidates for the election
The Party Chairman in Oyo state, Chief Akin Oke, in his address commended the Senator for keeping to his campaign promise and been a good ambassador of the party in the state
Akin Oke who led the party executives from both state and local government to the event said “ The party appreciates Senator Buhari’s milk of kindness and urge the beneficiaries to make good use of the materials”
One of the Beneficiaries, Oba AbdulGaniyy Adekunle Ajinese Ologunebi , the Aseyin of Iseyin while speaking with journalists lauded the lawmakers for considering the traditional rulers and the masses in his gesture and pray for his success
The monarch urges the lawmaker not to relent in his bid to ensure infrastructural development and economic advancement of this constituency and the state at large.
Traditional rulers from Oke Ogun and Ogbomoso, party leaders, religion leaders, Federal and State lawmakers including Hon Segun Ogunwuyi, Hon Azees Adeleke, Hon Balogun and others were present at the event.