The Executive Chairperson of Atiba local government, offa-meta, Oyo, Hon. (Mrs) Mojisola Kafilat Olakojo has promised to strengthen economic capacity and improve living standard of all youths within the council area.
She said this at the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) general meeting in Atiba local government, held on Friday, at Saabo,Oyo, Oyo State, while showcase four cardinal programmes that will be beneficial to the youths and party faithfuls.
In a Press Statement made available to Heritageecho.com, through the Director of Publicity and Head of The Media Unit, Fasaasi Ridwan Balogun, Olakojo explained the opportunity of Oyo State Agric-Business programme scheduled to hold at Nasarawa State where hundred (100) youths will be trained and empowered on agricultural skills.
She further announced the new Initiative of Governor Seyi Makinde on the Policy of ” Direct Labour Youth Programme” Where numbers of Youths will be engaged on Clearing of Drainages, Building of Culvets, farming and other Social Work. That, in a couple of days, the Local Government will set up a Committee that will compile the data of our unemployed youths and fix them up on their area of interest.
The Atiba Council Boss, also disclosed the opportunity of OFI Weavers Micro Relief Fund initiated by Oyo State Government, Office of the Special Adviser to the Governor on Culture and Tourism in partner with the Sterling Bank, where Youths who are into this business of OFI Weaving can access loan and boost their businesses. She used the occasion to present the Coordinator of the Programme in Oyo Federal Constituency to make sure that, the youths of Atiba are also part of the first batch of beneficiaries.
On the Issue of Health, Olakojo emphasized that, the registration, training and issuance of mosquito nets is on going and 85% of the beneficiaries are youths and appealed to them that, they reciprocate all these gestures by mobilising other youths into the party.
Olakojo enjoying the party Leaders and stakeholders to fashion out ways and modalities of how our youths that have not obtained Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC) be mobilized to do so, even, across our villages.
In his own remark, the Party Chairman of Atiba Local Government, Alhaji Surveyor Muideen Tijani encouraged the party members to continue to pray for the success of the administration of Governor Seyi Makinde and Mojisola Kafilat OLAKOJO and he is very much sure that, having a selfless politician, an agent of progress and caring mother like Kafilat OLAKOJO at the helms of Affairs in Atiba Local Government, the future of our youths and Party Members are perfectly safe.
He further explained all the opportunity coming to the party will be shared accordingly, with equity and transparency. He also assured the members that, in a couple of days, the names of the Executive Members to work with the Chairmen will be announced and constituted. With this development, the opportunity will extend to some members and greater developments will continue to be witnessing in Atiba Local Government on infrastructure and human capital development. He finally appreciated Hon Kafilat OLAKOJO for carrying Party along in all her decisions and this will bring harmony among the Party and the Government.
Through our correspondent on Political Matters, Mrs Afonja Azeez Khadijat stated that, notable Leaders at the meeting were, the Vice Chairman, Hon Seun Olunloyo Oguntona, The Leader of the House, Hon Fadiran Sunday and other Councillors, Secretary of the Party, Youth Leaders and Women Leaders, All Ward Chairmen, Local Excos, Chairman Elders Forum, Alhaji Tunde Agboola and other Stakeholders of the Party.