Ogun Assembly Deputy Speaker Empowers Hair Dressers,Other Small Business Owners With Working Tools - EDU-BIZNEWS


Saturday, April 16, 2022

Ogun Assembly Deputy Speaker Empowers Hair Dressers,Other Small Business Owners With Working Tools

No fewer than 50 small scale business owners including hair- dressers, fashion designers  and others in Ogun Waterside Local Government Area have been empowered with cash and working tools  by the Deputy Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Hon.Akeem Balogun

The items distributed to beneficiaries include:sewing machines, grinding machines, hair dryers, barbing clippers and knapsack sprayers 

Balogun said he provided the working tools and cash to beneficiaries to appreciate their support so far and demonstrate  committment to the growth of his constituents in Waterside area of the State

He noted that the self-financed empowerment was borne out of his commitment to always identify and address the immediate needs of his constituents and uplift their businesses 

Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Right Honourable, Olakunle Oluomo who presented the items to beneficiaries in Abigi, described the donor as dependable lieutenant with the right leadership qualities

While appealing to the constituents that Lawmakers in tlhe Ninth Legislature were yet to access their respective Constituency project allowance, Oluomo assured them that more developmental projects would be embarked upon immediately the State Government made the provision of such to the legislative arm.

Stakeholders including elder statemen, political leaders, monarchs, community leaders and youth groups  lauded the Deputy Speaker for matching effective representation with and democratic dividends to the people. 

Also Chairman of the Local Government, Mudashiru Adekunle, a former Vice-Chancellor Tai Solarin University of Education, (TASUED) Prof. Segun Awonusi, former Commissioner for Rural Development and Falilu Sabitu took turn to commend the Deputy Speaker during an empowerment programme he organised to uplift the socio-economic status of his constituents at Abigi.

Others including the Ojotumoro of Abigi, Oba Olusegun Ogunye, the Leader of the Legislative Council, Felix Okeowo, a party chieftain, Abiola Logere said that the Deputy Speaker had changed the narrative through the entrenchment of good governance by adopting all-inclusive approach to representation of his people at the State House of Assembly. 

They admonished beneficiaries of the empowerment items and cash to make judicious use of the items and continue to support the Prince Dapo Abiodun led-administration in the state

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