Adebayo Adenrele

The Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Olubunmi Adelugba, has called on the people of Emure Ekiti to participate massively and meaningfully come 2023 general elections.

Speaking at this year’s Emure Day held in her hometown, Emure-Ekiti, Adelugba implored the people to be more involved in politics and be interested in selection of the next set of leaders in the 2023 polls and ensure that their votes count.

She also promised that her impact would continued to be felt in Emure Constituency which she represents at the State House of Assembly and would always work hard for better standard of living for her constituents.

The Speaker gave account of her stewardship especially on the projects she had influenced, attracted and sponsored in her constituency since she was elected into the House in 2019.

The Speaker had earlier distributed cash gifts and food items to widows at her Constituency Office in the town with the beneficiaries praying for her and expressing their appreciation for the gesture.

She also donated two operational motorbikes to local security agencies, one for the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and another one for the Ekiti State Security Network Agency, otherwise known as Amotekun Corps.

Mrs. Adelugba listed her scorecard to include influencing the extension of road to Supare and Eporo, renovation of the General Hospital, installation of solar powered lights, capacity building programmes, donation of academic materials to schools, free medical tests and treatment, scholarships to indigent students, commissioning of police station, food and cash donations, among others.

In her words: “I appreciate your prayers and support all the time. I promise to continue to play the food role of representing you well at the House of Assembly. My slogan is ‘ileri Oluwa ko ni lo laise (God’s promise will not go unfulfilled.)

“I promise that the impact of my representation and good governance will continue to be felt in Emure and our people will not lag behind in the scheme of things and efforts to bring development and good governance to them.

“I want to advise my people to always let your criticisms be constructive. As the general election is fast approaching, I want you to come out and vote en masse. Be involved in politics and choice of your leaders and let your votes count.”

The occasion was witnessed by the Deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Hakeem Jamiu; Leader of Business, Hon. Oyekola Bode-Adeoye; Chief Whip, Hon. Adeoye Aribasoye; Emure Local Government Chairman, Hon. Joseph Adu; members of the Elemure-in-Council, town Union leaders, community leaders and other guests.