In commemoration of his first year in office, a member of House of Representatives from Ogun State, Hon. Adekoya Adesegun Abdel-Majid (PDP- Ijebu-North/Ijebu-East/Ogun Waterside Federal Constituency) has given his constituents account of his stewardship.
In a memo to his constituents, Prince Adekoya gave account of his legislative activities in the national assembly and his various constituency projects.
The lawmaker, who is also a member of the National Executive Committee, NEC, of PDP representing Lagos and Ogun States in NEC, said on the floor of the House, he moved with Hon. Abiodun James Faleke, a motion calling for the re-activation/installation of Closed Circuit Television, CCTV, cameras in Abuja, States capitals and major cities.
“The powerful motion also called for an investigation into the failure of ZTE Corporation to complete the contract to install CCTV Cameras in Abuja and Lagos for a whooping sum of $470million since 2010.
“To address the menace of touts who harass commuters on the highways, I moved the motion seeking enforcement of regulations against revenue collections on major highways pursuant to Taxes and Levies (Approved List for Collection) Act. CAP T2 of the Federation Laws.
“My erudite contribution to the bill seeking to provide easy access to higher education for Nigerians by the provision of loans from the Nigerian Education Bank which was sponsored by Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila and now in second reading has become a reference point.
“I ensured swift investigations into the delay in the completion and functioning of some notable federal projects within my federal constituency such as: Iwopin Paper & Pulp Company, Olokola OK LNG, Rural electrification project in Ijebu-Igbo-Dagbolu-Ajede village, Ago-Iwoye-Farm Settlement-Odoye village, Prison Academy at Ijebu-Igbo and Ago-Iwoye, and Construction of Ijebu-Igbo-Owonowen-Olomi-Ibadan Road project.
“I have created three well-staffed Liaison Offices, one each in Ibiade for Ogun Waterside LGA; Itele for Ijebu East LGA; and Ijebu-Igbo for Ijebu North LGA including the Federal Constituency Office situated in Oke-Ebute, Ago-Iwoye.”
On empowerment programmes and other accomplishments, Prince Adekoya said, “In the last one year as a Federal Legislator, I have empowered hundreds of our people directly and indirectly so far from the 1st to the 4th edition of our empowerment programme;
“I have distributed dozens of motorcycles, over 40 tricycles, 60 deep freezers, 100 generators, 40 sewing machines with stands, 10 grinding machines, and 100 agricultural chemical sprayers.
“I am currently reconstructing an ultra-modern Methodist Church at Ako-Onigbagbo to replace the old and dilapidated structure. This church is the second oldest Methodist Church in Ijebuland and was first built in 1894. The construction work at the church site is near 80 percent completion and will be dedicated and handed over to Methodist Church Nigeria on or before 31st December, 2016.
“I have within the constituency, three mosques under construction at various stages of completion.
“In identifying with my constituents, I personally sponsored Sofare Festival 2015, Ako Day 2016, Annual Ajanaku Traditional Hunting Competition and I co-sponsored the Annual Ileya Ojude Oba Carnival in Ijebu-Igbo, Egbe Bobagunte (AsiwajuOkunrin) Akile Ijebu, and Egbe Bobagunte (Okunrinati Obinrin), Ago-Iwoye.
“During the 2015 Ileya Festival, I donated Cash and Rams as gifts to Muslim faithfuls within the constituency and same gesture of cash, fowl and materials donation was extended to Christians during the 2015 Christmas celebration.”
On development of education, he said to encourage parents sending their wards to schools, he donated school uniforms and sandals to rural Local Government Primary Schools, awarded scholarships to deserving and indigent students in both secondary and tertiary institutions to the tune of N1,500,000.00.
“With my influence as a vibrant member of the House Committee on ICT, I facilitated the equipping of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, OOU, Data Centre with the state-of-the-art ICT components and infrastructure through National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, Tertiary Intervention Programme. The components will be delivered and installed in a couple of weeks from now.
On health care, he said he settled the medical bills of over 150 constituents at Blessed Hospital, Oru-Ijebu, Best Care Hospital, Ago-Iwoye, Fountain Hospital, Ago-Iwoye and St. Mary’s Catholic Eye Hospital, Ago-Iwoye.
He equally listed various proposals he has made to uplift the people of his constituency.

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