HON. LEKE ABEJIDE’S TWO YEARS IN OFFICE; A PERFORMANCE THAT EQUATES TO EXCELLENCE.
The two years of stewardship of Honourable Leke Abejide as Member House of Representatives Yagba Federal Constituency and Chairman Custom and Excise have been glaringly very impactful with his Excellent achievements in the last two years that have brought about unique service to humanity and the good people he represents.
With his achievements so far, increasing the bar of Representation and setting a record of his constant preached, practised and promoted the ideology of what he calls “Politics of Progressive Mind”. A major reason that makes him accepted by all within and across the Federal Constituency irrespective of sectional and political interests.
FEW OF HIS IMPACTFUL ACTIVITIES.
Hon. Leke Abejide during his first year was the Deputy Chairman, House Committee on Customs & Excise Duties and was later confirmed, as the Chairman of the Committee. Due to his excellent relationship with other progressive minds and great contributions to issues at the National Assembly despite been a first-timer.
He is an active speaker on the floor of the House who has brought about several Motions and currently amending the Customs and Excise Management Act, an act that would promote, improve and enhance the critical importance of that sector of the economy in line with the provisions of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Through his leadership, the committee has achieved so much for the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), oversight functions, Public hearing and other Legislative engagements that demand a check and balance between the executive and legislature. Helping to promote, develop and grow the critical sector for the benefit of the Nigerian Masses.
Hon. Leke in the last two years has invested greatly in promoting agriculture in his constituency, through the provision of sesame seeds to farmers, with his love for agriculture also prompting him to provide maize seed in large quantities to farmers to boost food and quench scarcity during the previous planting seasons.
Aside from the continuous upgrade of rural roads leading to our local communities that allow for easy transport of Farm products to our farms to ease the process of Farming.
The lawmaker revitalized education in Yagba Federal Constituency, through payment of WAEC fees before his emergence as a member House of Representatives continuing in the limelight of shoving responsibilities from parents by paying WAAC fees for all students in SS3 across Yagba for both private and public schools with administrative charges. This is one out of many projects he has embarked on in the last two years and will last throughout his tenure of office (Truth be told only a serious-minded Politician can think of this and keep to the promise)
Going further to launch modern school tables and chairs for school children across Yagba, the school tables and chairs were provided to 22 Primary and Secondary school in Yagba to provide a conducive learning environment for students. With School renovation projects and building of new classrooms for schools in Yagba and continued distributions of Educational materials, Notebooks, Textbook, through his strategy to inspire Back to School Policy for students.
In two years of Hon. Leke Abejide’s Politics of Progressive mind have touched many communities across Yagba. With them receiving the swift attention of Hon. Leke through the provision of transformers, (step up and step down) with improved Electricity, Power projects, Installation of street lights, Provision of motorized boreholes across the three local governments and ensuring that many other places will benefit from the rural development projects.
The Honourable member also launched an initiative in the health sector before his election and continued in the good limelight he believes health is wealth and the continuous provision of drugs for pregnant women and children under the ages of five years(5). Promising that all will benefit from his representation irrespective of political party or affiliations they belong.
Hon. Leke Abejide as well launched a Multi-Million Naira intervention through the provision of facilities to Five General Hospitals across the constituency. The facilities were aimed at making better the health sector and provision of standard health care for the people with several hospital bills paid for from his private purse for some constituents.
While he continued with his impacting activities on the road network in Yagba has gained extra attention and has continued to gain more momentum fulfilled his promises of not forgetting rural roads during the campaign. The rural road palliative was embarked on and many other roads featured in the 2021 budget, Omu-wó-Igbagun road is 80% completed and many others have passed the assessment stage. Thanks to the selfless and proactive representative.
Hon. Leke launched the distribution Grinding machines, Sewing machine, Motorcycles and Keke-nappies.
Over 6,500 widows were given food items and clothing materials to make them feel loved and enjoy the dividends of democracy with a special program for widows to take care of their well being.
Women from the three local government also received support to strengthen their businesses facilitated through the office of Hon. Leke Abejide.
He has so far appointed aides across the local governments to help him function well and reach out to people at the grassroots, he has empowered more than 120 men and women within two years by paying them monthly from his allowances to allow his people to enjoy his representation more.
He is not just making his constituent comfortable he is concerned about the security and welfare of the people but a top priority to him.
He often visits the Nigeria Police Force offices across Yagba and has severally visited the IGP to tighten up the security architecture of Yagba. Through his office, men of the NPF were deployed to improve the security of lives and properties across Yagba.
HON. ABEJIDE’S PRIMARY FUNCTIONS AS A REPRESENTATIVE.
Hon. Leke Abejide has so far been able to restore dignity and development to the people bringing politics of advancement to the doorstep of everyone in Yagba and also letting them know that we can all shine through the better route to development.
He has actively performed his primary duty as a legislator without any distraction, by sponsoring people-oriented motions and being more impactful by contributing to many national related issues in the best interest of the people. Indeed Hon. Leke is the best among the rest.
WHAT TO EXPECT MORE FROM HON. LEKE ABEJIDE
Massive youth and women empowerment programs.
Construction of many boreholes, donation of transformers and installation of solar street lights around many areas of Yagba.
Facilitated Construction and Completion of Federal roads, palliative of roads linking to communities.
Building of skill acquisition Center’s in Yagba for empowerment and acquisition of skills.
Building and renovation of School structures with Continuous intervention in Education and standardization of schools and learning centres.
Hon. Leke has facilitated many employments and will do a lot more to see youths getting employed gainfully in Agricultural, Health and other critical sectors of Nigeria’s
There will be massive empowerment this year that will as usual cut across the local governments that will encompass Men, Women and Youths.
More women empowerment programs and money for small scale businesses to thrive and entrepreneurs’ ideas for youths to succeed in business. In addition to Academic, Moral and Financial support through his Leke Abejide Foundation.
Hon. Leke Abejide is always dedicated to the overall development agenda that uplifts the interest of the people.