My People Should Expect All I Promise During Campaign –Hon Olaifa

My People Should Expect All I Promise During Campaign –Hon Olaifa

Mariam Sanni, Abuja

The, Member, Federal House of Representatives, representing Egbado North/Imeko Afon Federal Constituency, Ogun State, Hon. Olaifa Aremu has vowed to fulfill all he promised the good people of his constituency during campaign.

Hon Olaifa who disclosed this during his remark, at the presentation of an Award of Excellence to him by the Coalition of Online Media Association of Nigeria,(COMAN) in Abuja, stressed that he would never promise what he cannot fulfill.

He explained that part of electoral promises was empowering the youth which he has been doing and more is yet to come, rural electrification via provision of transformers to communities, and also establishment of a tertiary institution.

He noted that a part of Olabisi University which is situated in his constituency, which he alleged has been mismanaged, there is no another post secondary school institution for his people.

According to him, before the expiration of his four year tenure at least there will be a bill pass into law that will establish a tertiary institution in his constituency.

His Words, ‘They should be expecting what I have promised them during my campaign and visits, and one of its which is empowering the Youths, getting them trained in some skills that will make their lives much better and which I have been doing, and I promised them rural electrification via provision of transformers, which I also been doing and it is still ongoing.

‘’I promised them tertiary institutions because the whole of my federal constituency with exception of a campus in my home town Olabisi university which is been run belatically, which is been run the way it’s not supposed to be run, apart from that there no way the whole of my federal constituency where you can see any post secondary school institution, before the expiration of my four year tenure at least we will give a bill pass into law that will established a tertiary institution in that constituency which we already working on.

“I have my bill which is on the floor almost passing the second reading that will established of a national border academy which will be sited at Imeko which is the headquarters of the second local government I am representing.

‘’Very soon hopefully in the next three weeks maximum I will do my empowerment programme for my constituent, where some gadgets will be distributed, like grounding machines, hair dressing equipments tailoring machines generating sets for those who are doing some little business, because of shortage of power supply.

‘’Next week again about 300 people will be trained in the act of entrepreneurship ranges from tie and dye, barbing and catering at Ilaro it’s a senatorial headquarters, we have done the short listing all the names are ready the venue is secure already, the program is cost free for all beneficiaries, transportation, feeding and accommodation and also start up packs will be provided to all of them ( 350) .

‘’These are some of the things they should be expecting from me in the Shortest time, but in the long run as from next year till the end of this tenure, they should also be expecting more supplies in the areas of transformers, also areas of rural road rehabilitation, construction of boreholes in rural areas because we have this perennial problem of farmer /herded clash in my area.

Speaking on the award, while appreciating the online association for deeming him fit for the award, he stated that award is not a regular occurrence and not meant for everybody.

‘’Well I couldn’t have feel otherwise than be highly honored.Awards is not a regular occurrence, and it is not meant for almost everybody, you must have taken time to go into some research before you have arrive on this conclusion that okay let’s go and give so and so person, so I feel honored,’’ he said.

Earlier, the Co – Chairman of COMAN, Frederick Idehai, commended the Legislature for his good work and for being a pillar of support to the good people of his constituency.

He stated that more of a parliamentarian is needed for the development and growth of the entire nation.


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