Member representing Ilorin East/South Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Hon. (Dr) Abdulganiyu Saka Cook Olododo has called on his opponents to show their records of impact in public offices previously held by them.
Olododo challenged his contenders during the flag off ceremony for the construction of two (2) roads in the two local governments that made up the Federal Constituency.
The road projects facilitated by Olododo who is seeking re-election under the Social Democratic Party (SDP) includes Baba Okankan-Onitobe-Onitiku road in Ibagun ward, Ilorin East and Ansarul-Islam-Oke Aluko road in Okaka ward of Ilorin South local government.
During the brief flag off ceremony, Olododo who is the Chairman, House Committee on National Planning said “Because of the laxity of the present government to genuinely address infrastructural decays bedeviling my constituency, I have made it incumbent upon myself to ensure my people gets dividend of democracy. This is another of the results of my strives to make life better and meaningful for our people.
“Nothing can be compared to experience, it is the ones I have gathered in my sojourn in serving the people back home that is assisting me to get and bring these democratic goodies back home. The two roads we are commissioning today makes my facilitated road project about eight (8), spread across various communities of my constituency.
Olododo charged the people of Ilorin East and South to query the antecedents of his opponents viz a viz the impact they have been able to make for the people in their privileged positions in the past, noting that none of them comes close to his record of impact on the Constituency’s communities and its people.
“As election approach, politicians with no second address would come cajoling you. I enjoy you to ask them to show what they have done in their privileged position of authority. We have facilitated several roads, electrification, sustainable empowerment projects and offered quality representation to our people. Ask them to show you their impacts.
While assuring constituents that another massive empowerment program is on the pipeline, he assured his constituents of more quality representation beyond 2023, urging them to vote massively for the Social Democratic Party (SDP), noting it is the only party that can take Kwara out of its precarious developmental situation it is currently in.
The lawmaker also urged the contractors to engage labor from within the host communities, to ensure they tap from the economic benefit of the project.
The Chairman of Baba Okankan Alh Sheu Ayinla Gatayaki, on behalf of the communities in his reaction appreciated Olododo, noting that “he is our true son, who has demonstrated true passion for Ibagun and Ilorin East and South”.
The community leader noted that it is under Olododo’s representation that they are witnessing massive developmental transformation in the area; from street lighting, portable water provision, construction of police station and roads among others.
Gatayaki therefore urged the people to reiterate their overwhelming support for Olododo and vote massive for him in the 2023 general election.
The contractor, Engr. Dolapo Bello while speaking at the road project sites assured that the two road project will commence immediately and would be completed by January 2023.