The Honourable Member of the Federal House of Representatives, Ikeja Federal Constituency, Hon James Abiodun Faleke has empowered members of his constituency for the fourth time in less than 12 months on Wednesday at the Police College ground, Ikeja, Lagos.
Speaking during the presentation of the items, Hon. Faleke said that the essence of empowering his people again was to deliver on the mandate freely given to him. He said the confidence the people reposed on him must be justified.
The Chairman Finance Committee in the House of Representatives yet again brought joy and Jubilation in the 18 wards of Ikeja federal Constituency through the unprecedented empowerments.
Items distributed included 100 mini-buses, 11 tricycles, 50 deep freezers and 50 generators, 100 grinding machines, 30 hairdresser dryers, 50 Industrial sewing machines, 50 butterfly sewing machines, and cash grant of forty thousand naira each to 100 constituents of Ikeja Federal constituency.
One of the beneficiary who spoke with Lagos Panorama on behalf of others, Mobolaji Ganiyu Apena, a branch Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Ikeja branch B, who was also empowered with a mini-bus.
Apena said “Hon James Faleke has continue to help the people of ikeja constituency with empowerments. This is the fourth between last year and now. If other elected and appointed office holders are doing the same then poverty will be reduced completely. Giving us tools to work is the best thing to help the people. Our people are not lazy, we are ready to work if giving the opportunity and equipment to work with.
“I am using this opportunity to thank James Faleke ‘Arole Jagaban’ in Ikeja, he should continue with the good work, we the people will support him anytime any day. I am also thanking Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Yeye Sewa Chief Kemi Nelson for giving us Faleke. APC is our party” asserted the National Union Chairman.
Among other beneficiaries, the aged and widows also went home with cash gifts.
Meanwhile, earlier on Tuesday Hon James Abiodun Faleke commissioned and handed over fully equipped ICT Study Centers in Ojodu Junior Grammer school and Ogba Junior Grammer school.
Also a block of 2 classrooms, store and office fitted with furniture for pupils and head teacher with 5kv Solar powered inverter Systems, constructed at Oke-Ira primary school was also commissioned by him.
Faleke also on Tuesday distributed 130 laptops to 10 students each from 13 selected schools in ikeja federal constituency in his Educational Empowerment Project where a pupil also was given a scholarship to university level.
In December 2020 Hon James Faleke also empowers over 500 Ikeja Constituents members with Fish farming training and grants that ranges from eighty thousand naira to two-hundred thousand naira each.