Senator from Lagos inaugurates stadium and empowers farmers

The senator representing Lagos East, Tokunbo Abiru, inaugurated a 960-capacity mini-stadium in the Epe area of ​​the state on Thursday. The mini-stadium comprises a soccer field, basketball and volleyball courts, administrative offices, locker rooms, and other amenities. Mr. Abiru also presented the refurbished Oluwo Fish Market, consisting of 240 open stalls, 82 closed stalls, five open floors, 12 toilets and four new offices for Iya Oloja and Baba Oloja, the Tourist Board and the security of local government personnel. The projects were facilitated through the office of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The senator also empowered some 1,250 market women and shopkeepers with 50,000 naira each as financial grants. The Iya Olojas within the 16 local government areas and local council development areas in East Lagos, totaling N62.5, were given the responsibility of selecting 50 members each. The remaining beneficiaries were designated by the party structure. The empowerment also includes the distribution of Hand-planters to some 200 farmers, along with financial grants of N20,000. Mr. Abiru awarded a grant of ₦20,000 to 200 farmers [PHOTO CREDIT: Premium Times]“These projects and support for market women and rural farmers are part of fulfilling the social contract I solemnly entered into with the people of the Lagos East Senate District as he sought his term in office in 2020,” Mr. Abiru said. In his remarks, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu he praised Mr. Abiru for the projects. “Over the last 18 months, Senator Abiru has diligently delivered the dividends of democracy in several areas and on multiple fronts, not only in the primary mandate of making laws, but also in terms of life-changing empowerment and endowment,” the governor said. ALSO READ: INTERVIEW: Why the Lagos government is setting up new universities: Adviser to Governor Sanwo-Olu “Today, we are here to commission you with a series of infrastructure projects, some of which are facilitated through the Office of the Special Assistant to President Buhari on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), staffed by a esteemed daughter of Lagos, the Princess Adejoke Orelope. -Adefulire”. Ms. Orelope-Adefulire said that the SDG Office of the President had facilitated the rehabilitation of more than 10 schools and four health care projects in the East Lagos Senate district. A novelty football match between Tokunbo Abiru Football Club and Epe Alaro United was played on the new pitch. Read More Related News Here Let here it in the comment below if you do have an opinion on this; Senator from Lagos inaugurates stadium and empowers farmers