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Senate Deputy Minority Leader empowers constituents in Osun

Senate Deputy Minority Leader empowers constituents in Osun

By Richard Akintade, Osogbo

The Senate Deputy Minority Leader, Senator Lere Oyewumi has reiterated his commitment to delivering the dividends of democracy to the constituents, uplifting the downtrodden and reawakening hope of the needy in Osun West Senatorial District.

Senator Oyewumi gave this assurance while speaking at the empowerment ceremony held in Ikire where constituents received the distribution of 120 motorcycles, numerous bags of fertilizer, and a cash sum of 25 million naira.

Senator Oyewumi said, “I am highly elated and concluded to embark on a significant poverty-alleviation and empowerment initiative, providing meaningful support to various associations and groups in my senatorial district which we are doing today “.

The Ikire-born politician, who charged the beneficiaries which include women, traders, youths, farmers, and artisans, spanning across the 10 local governments in the district to use the items collected judiciously said, “This is just the beginning as I would continue to put a smile on everybody in my district”.

Senator Oyewumi further highlighted the pressing issue of food insecurity in the country and emphasized the importance of fertilizer as a fundamental necessity for farmers.

He expressed his commitment to making this empowerment program an annual initiative, fulfilling a promise made during his campaign.

While speaking, the State Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Hon Sunday Bisi, expressed gratitude to Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke, for creating a conducive environment for such initiatives.

He commended Senator Lere Oyewumi, describing the empowerment program as unprecedented in the history of Osun State.

In his own submission, one of the PDP chieftains in the state, Professor Wale Oladipo lauded the decision of Senator Oyewumi in alleviating poverty in his district while calling on other politicians to emulate the gesture.

Stakeholders from across the State, farmers, and residents of Ikire and neighbouring areas attended the colourful event, demonstrating the widespread impact of Senator Lere Oyewumi’s initiative.

The beneficiaries expressed their happiness to the Ikire-born politician who initiated the programme as they received the motorcycles, fertilizer, and cash one after the other.

Senate Deputy Minority Leader empowers constituents in Osun

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