The Caretaker Chairman of Oyo SouthEast Local Council Development Area, Oke-Apitipiti, Oyo, Honourable Alaka Yinusa Adeyemi, has distributed empowerment equipments and Cash gift to Women and Youths in the local council area, today (Thursday).
Speaking during the epoch making events, the council boss added that the empowerment remain first class among its kind, as the distribution cut across all wards in the local council area.
The statement reads;
“I am very elated and honoured to welcome everyone here to this propitious event, I am using this rare opportunity to thank God Almighty for making this noteworthy empowerment programme hold in Oyo South East LCDA”.
“First and foremost, I thank our highly brilliant Governor, His Excellency, Engineer Seyi Makinde (FNSE) for the approval and funding to purchase the soon to be distributed materials to the people of Oyo South East LCDA, under the control of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). I really appreciate him for the initiative, as this is absolutely the best way of helping the less privileged, enabling them have a source of income and also to take their skills and businesses to the next level”.
“Ladies and gentlemen, let me recount some benedictions that this administration brought to us as a people and I am glad to tell my people that we have continue to mitigate our infrastructure shortfalls”.
“We have continued to make an advancement in our LCDA, we renovated a maternity at Adedoyin village, grading and widening of 200 kilometers of rural roads, construction of two culverts and line drains, one at Ayedoyin village, the other at Ekewa village. Also, we dug 18 deep Wells across all the ten wards in our LCDA in line with our People’s demands as well as renovations of some moribund hand pump boreholes”.
“In health sector, we have continued to make improvement, we bought all essential drugs to our 17(PHC) Centers, we organised free medical test, distribution of drug and free eyecare programs. Organizing of sensitization programmes on Covid-19, as well as distribution of anti-coronavirus materials within Oyo South East LCDA, we also organized a sensitization programme against rapping, child abuse and human trafficking”.
“In agriculture sector, we organised a programme where youth were orientated on animal rearing and crop farming, we also empowered our fatmers across the ten wards in our LCDA through the distribution of Spraying machine, fertilizers and six-month cassava stems to boost their production capacities”.
“In addition, we procured two Toyota Corolla cars, each for the office of the Chairman and HLGA, we also procured two set of computers as well as provision of furniture to all the administrative offices”.
“In education, we tried our best and we are still trying to reopen all the 12 closed primary Schools which have been closed since 2016, we had a series of committee meetings over it but our effort is yet to materialize but we keep praying for imminent positive outcome”.
“Today, the items to be distributed to the members of public includes; sewing machines, grinding machine, sprayers, driers and cash gifts to over 100 people which will cut across the wards in Oyo South East LCDA”.
“At this juncture, I enjoyed all the beneficiaries of today’s materials to please make judicious use of them and ensure that the good gesture manifested by being patriotic, law abiding and a supporter of good government of the day in Oyo State”.
“As our activities left no ward untouched, we will continue to maintain a positive outlook anywhere we find ourselves. Kudos to Engineer Seyi Makinde for laying a good developmental agenda, with him, Oyo State is going higher”.
“Also, I extend my greetings to all Oyo South East LCDA’s management, staff and Caretaker transition committee fir their wholehearted supports and cooperation”.
Also speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries, Mr. Busari Taoheed, appreciated the Council Boss, for the privilege and opportunity to received the empowerment equipment adding that the excellent performance of the Chairman remains the best in the history of Oyo SouthEast LCDA, as the distribution cut across all wards.
In attendance were; all Caretaker transition committee, all Political functionaries, the PDP party Chairman, Oyo East, Hon. Adekunle Monjeed, the Youth leader, Mr. Azeez Tajudeen (aka Olowo), yhe Women leader, Mrs. Simbiatu Jimoh and several others.