In his efforts to fulfill his campaign promises, the lawmaker representing Ibadan Southeast Constituency 1 at the Oyo House of Assembly, Honourable Segun Ademola Popoola on Tuesday distributed empowerment items to his constituents after completing their various skills acquisition.
The empowerment was held at Saint Paul Catholic Primary School, Eleta, Ibadan where the lawmaker distributed sewing machines, hairdryers, nylon cutting machines, gas cooker, generator sets among others.
The Ibadan Southeast Constituency 1 lawmaker also distributed cash to women to assist them in their various businesses.
Popoola, said the empowerment was meant to appreciate his people, saying the empowerment programme will be a continuous one.
He expressed appreciation to Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde and all stakeholders of People’s Democratic Party, especially from Ibadan Southeast local government, gives thanks to all residents of his constituency for their endless love and continuous support.
Governor Makinde’s ally, Hon. Dare Adeleke who is one of the leaders of the party in IBADAN Southeast expressed his happiness to witness the empowerment programme and also thanked Popoola for the good gesture he extended to his people, added that, the lawmaker is following the footsteps of our governor, Seyi Makinde.
Adeleke charged the beneficiaries to use the equipment given to them well and also use them to impact positively on people around them.
Some of the beneficiaries who spoke with pressmen lauded Popoola for the gesture and prayed to God to continue to be with him.
According to one of the beneficiary, Olapade Bukola, “ all I can say is that , we really thankful to Hon. Popoopla for giving us the opportunity to learn an handiwork and today after the completion of the training, he still gave us all items needed to start the work we have learnt, this is very kind gesture from our honorable.
In her own appreciation Lawal Aminat who learnt tailoring during the Hon Popoola Skills Acquisition program said, it took her time to believe the lawmaker when he asked her to go and enroll in any of his acquisition program, that he will set her up after the end of he programme. “ I doubted him, at the beginning but thank God, Hon. Popoola had shown that he is a promise and do man, May Almighty God grant him all his wishes too”. Aminat said.