The Deputy Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Dr Mathew Okedare has distributed farm tools and cash donation worth N2 million to the people of his Lanwa/Ejidongari Constituency.
The selected beneficiaries from all the Polling Units comprising the Constituency who were given sprayers, herbicide as well as cash are farmers, widows, youths as well as political associations.
Speaking at the monthly meeting which was held at Okemii Ward on Friday, Okedare thanked the Constituents for their support and maximum cooperation, pledging to always prioritise their welfare and well-being.
He stressed that sprayers and herbicide are beneficial to the farmers as it would greatly reduce weeding burden on their farmland and enhance their produce.
The cash donation, according to him is to assist the selected widows in reducing the hardship faced following their husbands death as well as enable the youths embark on various things that could make them dependent.
The lawmaker however informed those who are yet to benefit from the monthly empowerment scheme to remain steadfast, saying that soon it would be their turn.
The deputy speaker also use the avenue to sensitise the constituents on the recently passed Law, banning production and sales of charcoal, noting that anybody found culpable would face the Law’s wrath.
Earlier, the Moro Local Government All Progressives Congress Chairman, Alhaji Sanusi Ladimeji appreciated the deputy speaker for his gesture, stressing that he remained one of the best public office holders, not in Moro but entire Kwara.
Ladimeji maintained that Okedare serves as best example for every politicians, adding that he has never reneged on his campaign promises or failed the people of his Constituency.
Also speaking, Okemii APC Ward Chairman, Ibrahim Akande thanked the donor for his gesture while calling on other public office holders to emulate the deputy speaker.
Akande noted that if Moro could have as many as Okedare, the local government could have been better for it.