ICT Committee Chairman, Senator Buhari Empowers 1,500 Constituents

Senator Abdulfatai Buhari

THE Chairman, Senate Committee on ICT, Senator Dr Abdulfatai Buhari, on Thursday rendered his stewardship account in one year for his constituents with disbursement of empowerment materials to over 1,500 people from his constituency.

Buhari, a former members of the House of Representatives and Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matter in Oyo State, was elected into Senate in 2015 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Senator Abdulfatai Buhari
One of the beneficiaries of the Senator Abdulfatai Buhari’s empowerment programme

The empowerment programme which was held at OYSADEP Stadium, Saki in Oke Ogun, had in attendance high-profile dignitaries, including the state executives of the party, led by its deputy chairman, Alhaji Isiaka Alimi, and other party leaders in the state.

Items distributed at the empowerment progarmm included 16 cars, 300 motorcyle, 273 sewing machines, 637 grinding machines, 142 generators, 25 deep freezer, 12 tricycles and 55 spraying well for farmers in the state.

While recounting his achievements in the since he assumed office, Sen Buhari listed the getting the approval for roads projects, including the hitherto abandoned Ogbomoso-Oyo road, maintenance of the old road, rehabilitation of Iseyin-Okeho road, as well as getting award letters for Otu Ipapo road, Okeho Iganna road and Agunrege Irawo road.

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Others included provision of wide area network for ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ogbomoso; provision of tertiary virtual library for schools of Nursing and Midwifery Kishi; getting approval for School of Nursing and Midwifery, Kishi; provision of Knowledge Access Venue (KAV) ICT with chairs and table and other materials for eight schools across the constituency.

Buhari also listed provision of free medical checkup for with drugs worth millions of Naira to over 10,000 people of Oke Ogun training of over 10,000 women and youth; N25,000 to 20 widows and disbursement of N25,000 bursary award to 20 indigent students of Oke Ogun.

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Items distributed at the empowerment programme included 16 cars; 300 motorcycle; 273 sewing machines; 637 grinding machines; 142 generators; 25 deep freezers; 12 tricycles and 55 spraying well for farmers in the state.



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