Bariga Agog for Abiru Campaign as Alabi Kolade Doles Out #10 Million to Empower Residents

BARIGA LOCAL COUNCIL AGOG FOR ABIRU CAMPAIGN, AS ALABI DOLES OUT 10 MILLION NAIRA TO EMPOWER RESIDENTS

Adefuye, Kuye, Abiru, Alabi canvases for votes. 

Hundreds of small scale business owners get financial support

By Tunde Akere 

Ladi Lak primary school Bariga, today bubbled with a lot of activities as residents and the All Progressives Congress (APC) faithful thronged the venue for the campaign of APC East senatorial candidate in December 5th bye election.

The atmosphere was charged with excitement as thousands of people sang and chanted APC slogans, while awaiting the arrival of party leaders. 

Residents, party members, youth, market women, youths danced endlessly to rave songs being dished out by the DJ.

The party chairman, Revd Oyasodun, the member representing Somolu federal constituency, Hon Ademorin Kuye, and the member representing Somolu 2, Hon Rotimi Abiru and Senator Anthony Adefuye took turn to speak on the reason why a vote for Abiru is a vote for progress and better future for people of Lagos East. 

Hon Kuye expressed satisfaction with the large turn out of people,  he also  speaks on the 1.786 billion Naira flood and erosion control project for Somolu federal constituency and the project will be done under 10 months, and he said more of such will come to our constituency if we have Abiru as our senator, he said he is a man that has been tested and trusted. 

Rotimi Abiru also announced a 1 million Naira donation by the APC standard bearer, Mr Tokunbo Abiru for the party members present at the meeting, and another 1 million Naira was added by Alabi.  

The Council chairman, Hon Kolade Alabi, while speaking, enumerated his scorecard on infrastructure, and health. On infrastructure,  he highlighted the roads his admnistration has constructed in Bariga. He mentioned the 21 roads constructed in various wards and the 11 done in collaboration with the state government, as well as the ones ongoing and those in the pipeline. 

Continuing , the council chief said 37 babies has been delivered in the standardized CMS Health Centre since it was commissioned on the  14th of February 2020, and more is still being expected. 

The highlight of the meeting was the financial assistance to small scale business owners and petty traders by the Kolade Alabi administration. Hundreds of Bariga residents got a financial support amounting to 10 million Naira. Alabi said this is necessary because of the COVID-19 and end SARS protest that has adverse effects on many households. The member representing Somolu federal constituency,  Hon Ademorin Kuye added 2 million Naira to support the fund. 

Some of the prominent personalities present includes Senator Anthony Adefuye, Hon Ademorin Kuye, Hon Kolade Alabi, Hon Rotimi Abiru, Hon Adeola Kuponiyi, Hon Wole Diya, Hon Sesan Olanrewaju, Hon Wale Mogaji, Otunba Dengel Anifowoshe, Reverend Timothy Oyasodun, Hon Temitope Okanlawon and other councillors, Hon Bukola Adedeji & supervisors, Alhaja Adenike Mustafa, Alhaja Raji,  Elder Olowolagba, Elder Olorunfunmi,  Hon John Osijo, Hon Samsondeen Owoalade & other ward chairmen, Alhaja Bello Jegede, Hon Toyin Dahunsi and Mrs Adenike Owolabi.

Photocredit: Olaitan Adebayo 

December 2nd , 2020.







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