Battle To Replace Ikuforiji Hots Up As Lagos Most Experienced Lawmaker, Taiwo Declares For 5th Term

The Deputy Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Kolawole Taiwo has formally declared his Intention to come back to the House for a 5th term.

Kolawole who is representing Ajeromi-Ifelodun State Constituency 01, made the declaration on Tuesday, 11th November, 2014, at Alao Bus Stop, Ojo Road, Ajegunle Lagos.

In his account of his stewardship since 1999 of representing the constituency, Kolawole said he came to the Lagos House of Assembly in 1999 when Ajegunle was an eyesore, 90 percent of roads untarred.

“People see Ajegunle as a no go area, But today Ajegunle is peaceful and can compete with Surulere in terms of roads. I have use my influence to attract meaningful development for my people,” the lawmaker said.

He stated further that,”over the years, through my personal programme called HKT Poverty Alleviation Empowerment, I have empowered thousands in self employment and adult education. Many have graduated from tertiary institutions and are now fully employed. I also facilitated provision of transformers and boreholes to various communities,” Kolawole said.

His experience in the Lagos Assembly has brought many developmental drive to the state which has stands Lagos out in nation and world globally.

He assured his constituents in particular and Lagosians in general that by God’s grace, If he is given the opportunity to return to the House in 2015, Ajegunle will see more developmental projects that will improve socio-economic growth of the area and Lagos will be one of the best cities in the world.

Kolawole Taiwo is the present Deputy Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, and popularly the Encyclopedia of the House because of his experience.

Suffice to add that he is the most experienced state lawmaker ever in the history of the state having put in over 14 straight years in lawmaking at the state level.

If he comes back he has the best chance to be the Speaker of the Assembly in June 2015.

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