By Richard Thomas, Ibadan
A lawmaker representing Ido State Constituency in the Oyo State House of Assembly, Honourable Mabaje Adekunle has assured the people of Ido constituency of prompt delivery of dividends of democracy in his ongoing administration.
Hon Mabaje gave the assurance on Saturday while commissioning two motorized boreholes in ward 9 Aba Teacher, Ogbatomi, Omi Adio and ward 2 Akufo communities in Ido constituency.
According to him, the provision of the motorized boreholes and generating sets to pump water were in fulfilment of his electioneering campaign promises to the people, adding that plans are on to extend same gestures to others in the constituency.
The legislator who is the chairman House Committee on Employment, Labour, Productivity and Pension in the Assembly said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration led by governor Seyi Makinde is poised to bring more development into the state.
“I dimmed it fit to provide the motorized boreholes for the people in order to cushion the hardship of water facing them over some time.
“Ido local government is among the eight local governments in the state which governor Makinde has approved its road construction. Akufo community is among the areas that will benefit from this opportunity, and this will open Ido local government for greater development as soon as this projects begins.”
“I want to appeal to you to continue to support this administration in order to move the state and Ido local government forward.”
Speaking at the programme, chairman of the PDP in Ido local government, Alhaji Akinsola Ayuba described the the gesture by Hon. Mabaje as a welcome development, adding that the motorized bore holes will ease hardship of water facing the people of the areas.
“I recalled that during our electioneering campaigns, we promised to bring dividends of democracy to the people, and with this development, I hope the people will be grateful to God and Hon. Mabaje for remembering to fulfil his promises”.
Members of the two communities who spoke with newsmen at the programme expressed joy on the development, just as the assured the lawmaker of their support and cooperation.
Hon. Mabaje, the PDP chairman Alhaji Ayuba and other members of the party paid a visit to the Alakufo of Akufo community, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Hamed Olabamiji Thomas who offered them his royal blessing.