The residents of Akoko South East and Akoko South West were full of excitement on Monday as the former house of representatives member, Hon. Ade Adeogun returned home with the distribution of Motorcycles and Buses to members of the constituency.
26 motorcycles were given to people who were selected from each of the 26 wards in the Akoko South West and Akoko South East, while seven buses were distributed to seven different cooperative societies in the constituency.
In his address, Adeogun said the empowerment is taking place because of the love he has for his people, even though his tenure as House of Representatives member is over.
In his words,” service has no tenure, I was already serving the people, renovating schools, providing water, renovating faulty bore holes for communities and other projects before I got elected, being elected was just a phase in my service career, we have to continue to serve”.
He added that his service to his people is not dependent on his tenure as house of representative member, he said he will always continue to give helping hands to his constituency.
Also speaking, the chief of staff to Hon Adeogun, elder Femi Agbede described the former lawmaker as a kind-hearted person who is ready to give at all times, who always have his people in mind.
Elder Agbede added that Hon Ade Adeogun facilitated the empowerment through the Nigeria Institute of Transport Technology (NITT) in Zaria.
In an interview with one of the beneficiaries, Oyewole Oluwafemi Victor described Hon Adeogun has a kind-hearted man who has the love of his people in mind, he appreciated him for the empowerment and pray that may God continue to elevate him.
The event had in attendance Party chieftain in the constituency, representative of NITT, traditional rulers from different communities and beneficiaries of the empowerment as well as residents of the various communities in the constituency.