In fulfilment of his campaign promises, the minority leader of the Ondo state House of Assembly representing Akoko North East constituency Honourable Rasheed Elegbeleye ( Otolorin) flagged off his empowerment program for his constituents yesterday.
It was an unprecedented gesture in the history of the constituency as women, indigent youths smiled home with various empowerments materials ranging from sewing machine, deep freezers, refrigerators, grinding machine, motorcycle and lot more.
The auspicious occasion was witnessed by PDP leaders across length and breath of the local government, chiefs, community leaders and the general public.
The gesture was applauded by the beneficiaries that the Honorable member was able to put all these together despite the economic situation of the country.
While addressing the beneficiaries, he urged the people to use the items judiciously so that poverty could be things of the past in the land.
Some of the beneficiaries Messrs Kareem Balogun and Ibitoye Micheal appreciated the kind gesture of honourable Elegbeleye for being passionate about alleviating poverty among the electorates.
Former PDP State chairman, Chief Sanya Orungbemi appreciated the Elegbeleye for putting smiles in the faces of the needy during this festive period and encourage him not to relent in promoting individuals and the party.