The member representing Ikeja Federal Constituency at House of Representative, Honourable James Faleke on Tuesday, December 28th, 2021 said that his desire is to see that majority of the people are alleviated from poverty as soon as possible,
He made this statement at the disbursement of goods worth millions of naira in Lagos.
Part of the items distributed to beneficiaries include; “Mini Commercial buses. Tricycles, grinding machines, sewing machines, Blenders. among others.
According to the former Chairman of Ojodu-Berger Local Development Council Area and now Member of the House, he said:
The second empowerment we doing this year is majory for our youths and the women within the community. It is not necessary whether you are a party member or not; so long as you have contributed to the development of the community, you are entitled to it”
He added that selection of those who benefited from the programme were based on recommendations made by community leaders about beneficiaries, about their needs; beneficiaries participation in community activities and even party activities were some of the criteria used in selecting them.
“Those who are going to share from the benefit today represent various strata of the society” He said.
Honourable Faleke also added that Nigerians should elect leader with the right knowledge and understanding of economic issues in the 2023 general elections
“We kindly implore beneficiaries to make use of these goods for their own progress”