The Lawmaker representing Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Festus Olarewaju Akingbaso Fessywest has donated assorted school materials worth millions of naira to pupils and students in the Federal Constituency.
The donations were carried out simultaneously in some selected schools in Idanre and Ifedore Local Government Areas.
Represented at Idanre by his Senior Legislative Aide, SLA, Hon Oluwole Fakologbon, the lawmaker described the gesture as part of his commitment to reaching out to the people and promised not to.
According to Hon Fakologbon, the donations will continue in Ifedore Local Government Area on Wednesday at the centre where summer classes were conducted.
Speaking on the occasion, PDP Chairman in Idanre Local goverment, Hon. Adekunle Akinlalu, commended Hon. Akingbaso, who he said had been performing excellently for the gesture which would relief parents at this period.
One of the pupils who spoke with Radio Nigeria at Pragmatic School distribution centre, Miss Olumide Oluwanifemi expressed gratitude to the lawmaker.
In similar manner, a parent, Mrs Betiku Emily expressed happiness at the development just as others at St. Joseph Catholic Grammar School, Idanre distribution centre did.
At Ebun Ogunyimika Comprehensive High School, Atosin Idanre, Master Solomon John of thanked Hon. Akingbaso and assured that they would make judicious use of the materials given to them.
Some of the party leaders and the lawmaker’s aides present at the venue include former council chairmain in idanre, Hon Taye Sunday, Hon.Akinrinlola Akinsote and Hon. Kelvin Babalola.
Hon. Akingbaso, who is noted for his philanthropic activities had sponsored and funded Free Holiday summer classes for students and pupils in both Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency.