August 18, 2022

Reporters’ Diary

Factual Reportage

Rep Hunpe urges constituents to embrace infrastructure development

The lawmaker representing the Badagry Constituency in the House of Representatives, Rep Babatunde Hunpe has urged members of his constituents to embrace infrastructure development in the town.

Hunpe gave the advice during the Flag- off Campaign for Mr Samson Olatunde’s Second Term bid as Chairman of Olorunda Local Council Development Area (LCDA) under the umbrella of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Badagry.

The lawmaker said that the electorates should not only depend on stomach infrastructure at the detriment of infrastructure development.

According to Hunpe, electorates believe so much in stomach infrastructure and still we are complaining that we are not developing.

“If we want to develop, we must encourage infrastructure development, we should discourage individual collecting money for elective office holders.

“Let us encourage things that we will do that will benefit everybody.

“Rather than expecting money from political office holders, encourage us to put all these money together and do something meaningful that will be of great benefit to all,” he said.

The lawmaker said that he did not discourage giving financial assistance to electorates but he added that it should limited.

“Not that everybody will be running after politicians for money, they should encourage us to do something that will benefit everybody,” he said.

Hunpe begged residents of Badagry to come out enmass on July 24, to vote massively for APC candidates in the election in order to continue the good work in the council.

The lawmaker commended the Chairman and his executives for touching the life of the residents with different developmental projects in the area.

“As you can see, as we are flagging off his campaign, we are also inaugurating a Primary Health Centre Project here in Iledu Araromi for his people.

“The PHC building is for the benefit of all and sundry here,” he said.

Flagging off his campaign, Olatunde urged the electorates to come out on July 24 and vote for APC to enable him and his executives continuing the good work.

He reaffirmed his commitment to improving the plight of the masses, promising his unflinching resolve to bring further dividends of democracy to the people of the council.

The Chairman said that he would use his second term in office to tackle construction of inner roads which was making life uncomfortable for his people.

 Olatunde promised to consolidate on his achievement across the strength of his first term in office, adding that he had touched all areas.

He said that he was happy to inaugurate the new Ultra-modern PHC in Iledu Araromi in order to bring health care to his people.

The Chairman said that the staff of the centre would start work the following day for residents to enjoy medical care

The PHC was commissioned by Chief Sunny Ajose, the Deputy Chairman of Lagos State APC.

THE dignitaries at the event are Alhaji Abu Akilapa, State Ex-officio APC, Alhaji Ade Balogun, Chairman, APC, Olorunda LCDA,  Mrs Elizabeth Hunpe, the Wife of Rep Babatunde Hunpe, Mrs Oluwakemi Olatunde, wife of the chairman.

Others are Chief Olatunde Joseph, member of Core Leaders Forum, Badagry Constituency, Alhaji Waheed Hassan, member of Core Leaders Forum, Mr Abudu Amida, Former Chairman, Olorunda LCDA, Mr Akin Ajayi, former Secretary of the council,

Members of the executive and legislative arms of the Government of the council, traditional rulers, CDC chieftain, unions and market men and women also graced the event.