The lawmaker representing Lagos Mainland Federal Constituency, JIDE JIMOH has reassured his people that attention has been given to some basic amenities lacking in their area.
He said although their constitutional duty is to make law, there is nothing wrong in supporting government in addressing the basic needs of the people of his constituency.
He stated this while speaking today at the Economic Assistance Scheme he oragnised at Yaba LCDA Secretariat for the benefit of residents in his constituency.
The residents were empowered through the distribution of various tools and equipments that can assist them in their respective occupations and vocational skills.
Also speaking at the event, a member of the Lagos Assembly, OLADELE ADEKANYE solicited the support of residents of Lagos Mainland Federal Constituency for victory of the ruling party in 2019 general elections.
Vocational equipments distributed at the event includes; sewing machines, grinding machines, hair dryer packs, foot spa machine, fire extinguisher balls, chest freezers, wheel chairs, generators, clippers and sterilizers, welding machines, kits for expectant mothers, and bags of rice.
In attendance were; the Executive Chairman Lagos Mainland Local Government, Hon OMOLOLA RASHIDAT ESSIEN, Yaba LCDA Chairman, Hon KAYODE OMIYALE, Hon OLAWALE OSHUN (Mainland2), Prince TAJUDEEN OLUSI, Lagos Central Senatorial Leader, Hon NURUDEEN AKINWUNMI, member House of Rep. Ifako Ijaye, Olu of Iwaya, Aaro Oloto, representative of Chief Imam Mainland Central Mosque, and host of others who were there to grace the event.
Jimoh urges the students that will be part of the two weeks free empowerment and skill acquisition training to make judicious use of the opportunity.
He believed that the country will gradually solve the problems of unemployment if more Nigerians take to skill acquisition and vocational skills.
He called on parents within the constituency to allow their wards to be part of the exercise.
On his part, the Coordinator of the Centre for Youth Development and Skill Axquisition, ALABA OLAPADE disclosed that committed and well trained instructors have been hired for the training.