The House of Representative member representing Ijero/Ekiti West/Efon Federal Constituency, Ekiti State, Hon. (Barr.) Ogunlola Omowunmi Olubunmi has empowered about 140 indigent youths, women and other vulnerable in her constituency with the training in Paint Production
and giant Pawpaw Seedling Production.
The programme which was made as part of efforts to make the beneficiaries self-reliant, was supervised by Bioresources Development Centre, Owode under the National Biotechnology Development Agency and
organized by Lamfortte resources limited.
The training which was in two phases was according to Hon , Ogunlola Omowunmi Olubunmi in fulfillment of part of her campaign promises to lift at least workable youths and women from poverty within her tenure as House of Reps member.
She said the empowerment was aimed at making the beneficiaries earn a living for themselves and become self reliant, stressing that it is the easiest way of eradicating poverty among the people.
She reiterated his commitment to making the lives of her constituents better by providing them with efficient and quality representation at the National Assembly in line with her core mandate.
The House of Representative member representing Ijero/Ekiti West/Efon Federal Constituency, Ekiti State, Hon. (Barr.) Ogunlola Omowunmi Olubunmi, said empowerment of youths and women remained one of her priorities assuring that more of such empowerment programmes are underway, adding that the essence of governance is to make lives worth living for the people.
Hon. Ogunlola also used the occasion to highlight some of her intervention in her constituency since her assumption in office as reps member which she said includes facilitating the enlistment of many youths in her constituency into various government and private parastatals.
Also speaking, the Director General and Chief Executive Officer of NABDA Prof Abdullahi Mustapha, urged the beneficiaries of the training programme to be judicious so as to enable them also empower other less privileged persons in their communities.
He said the programme came at the time when unemployment has reached a deviling dimension, thanking the honourable member for her intervention.