THERE was wild jubilation in Elekokan community on Tuesday as Senator Abdulfata Buhari, Senator Representing Oyo North Senatorial District relieved the people of acute water scarcity with a donation of 4 unit motorized solar borehole.
The borehole is among the 13 boreholes facilitated for 13 communities in Oyo North Senatorial District.
Hundreds of resident of the community trooped to the street to welcome and appreciate the Senator for what many termed as a donation that will alleviate their age-long sufferings.
Some of the residents in their interaction with our reporter explained that the two major problems facing the communities were water and electricity, and with this development, one is partly solved.
They said that they paid as much as N80.00 for 25 litres of water from the neighbouring community which is about 4 kilometres away from their community.
A community leader Alhaji Abdulrasaq Salawudeen told our reporter that ” Every family have a well by the only River that passes through the town and that has been the only source of water for the people, We are happy to have this, one was done by Shina Peller but it is not as big as this, this is will definitely reduce our suffering” He submitted
We have been having promises from politicians and they have been failing but Senator Buhari has proven to be a true lover of the masses, Omoluabi to the core who did not only promise but also fulfilled it within the stipulated time, we are expecting more and we will also support him
Speaking at the commissioning, Senator Buhari said borehole was part of his campaign promises to the people of the community when he visited them in 2015 during the electioneering campaign
He also assured them that he is working with various stakeholders to ensure that the community is connected to the National grid
While urging them to vote for All Progressives Congress in the forthcoming election, the Lawmaker said supporting continuity of APC’s government will afford them the opportunity of having basic amenities and other benefits that will enhance their socio-economic life.
Bubari who is the chairman Senate Committee on ICT and Cybercrime also commissioned borehole in Isalu Iseyin, Okaka and Ilua in Oke Ogun area of Oyo state