As part of activities lined up to mark his first year in office, the Caretaker Committee Chairman, Oyo East Local Government, Prince Arowosaye Saheed Adeyemi empowered members of his LGA.
Speaking at the occasion, which took place at the premises of the Counicl, the host and initiator of the Empowerment Programme, Prince Arowosaye Saheed Adeyemi attributed his feat to the wisdom he tapped from Governor Seyi Makinde.
Elucidating further, Prince Arowosaye said the peculiar wisdom of His Excellency, Engr Seyi Makinde which he applies in governance makes the impossible possible. The same attribute makes him (the governor) stands out among his equals.
Among items distributed were three brand new cars, Bajaj motorcycles, Deep Freezers, Sewing machines, Popcorn’s machines with cylinder, wheelchairs chairs, vulcanizer machines, Hair dryers, Barber’s clippers among others.
The empowerment programme had participants drawn from different wards in Oyo East LGA, yesterday.
Mr. Lukman Adeyanju of ward 5, Mr Amidu Eja Kabata of ward 6 and Mr Mukaila Oladokun also of ward 6 won the first, second and third prizes (cars) respectively.
The number of each item distributed as enlisted above ranges from five to ten.
The people of the council area expressed surprise at the quality, cost and number of items freely handed to people, adding that no politician in the past has ever attained the feat.
Eminent personnel in politics who graced the occasion took turns to shower encomiums on the council boss, testifying that no Federal Representative from Oyo has ever achieved the feat in history.
The Deputy Chief of Staff to the Governor of Oyo State, Hon. Olawale Mogbonjubola represented the Governor with Senator Hosea Ayoola Agboola also being ably represented at the occasion.
Others include Caretaker Committee Members in the Local Government, People’s Democratic Party leaders at state, local and ward levels, Women Leaders, Head of Local Government Administration in the Council area, Heads of Departments, the staff and well wishers.