Eid: Deputy Minority Whip Calls for More Realizable Projects
Deputy Minority Whip of the House of Representatives, Chief Adesegun Adekoya has identified the need for leaders to provide more realizable projects for the people in spite of the harsh economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chief Adekoya, representing Ijebu North, Ijebu East and Ogun Waterside Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives gave the hint in his Eid-el Kabir message to people of his constituency.
The lawmaker emphasized the need for more dividends of democracy to be delivered to the people despite the downward review of the country’s 2020 budget by the federal government due to prevailing realities of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chief Adekoya maintained that the economic situation of the country, which was aggravated by the pandemic had not affected the delivery of his feasible and realizable projects across the federal constituency.
He gave the assurance that apart from the Constituency projects at various levels of completion, he would accord priority to feedback mechanism of interacting with the residents to engender the people’s trust and support to boost the development of the area.
Describing this year’s Eid-el Kabir as historically remarkable for all Muslims who could not gather at public places for prayer, Chief Adekoya encouraged Nigerians to be comforted with the fact that the Almighty Allah spared their lives to witness the celebration while also remembering those who had lost their loved ones to the pandemic.
The Deputy Minority Whip who called for prayers for the nation also counseled Nigerians to celebrate Eid-el Kabir with caution and observe the protocol of wearing face masks, washing of hands frequently, physical distancing and reporting the symptoms to the appropriate quarters among other safety measures against COVID 19 pandemic.