A member of the House of Representatives, representing Abeokuta South Federal Constituency, Ogun State on the platform of the All Progressives Congress ( APC), Olanrewaju Oladapo Ebun, on Thursday, empowered few people of his constituents with various items.
In photos and videos which were circulated online, the items distributed by the lawmaker were packs of bottled water, packs of Coke, Packs of Pepsi and Bowl.
The lawmaker said the gesture was in line with the ideals of the APC, which upholds the integrity and honour of Nigerians.
He also urged the leaders of the party in the state to sustain their credible and laudable leadership styles, urging the people of the state, who have sustained their support to the party to continue to be assisted.
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Meanwhile, the residents of Ogun State have lamented about the empowerment.
@Babatunde John, “God will punish whosoever want to inject poverty into Abeokuta”
@Adetunji Shobayo, “You guys just like disgracing us in this country. Can these bunches of clueless leaders allow their siblings to collect this empowerment nonsense”
@Oluwatoyosi Kelvin Baines, “Lol they gave them to come and sell when the politicians we start doing there campaign 😂 🤣 🤣 🤣 mdf people”
@Omondiale Johnbull, “Madness of d highest, is dis wat u call empowerment?”
@Odewole Ibukun Olusegun, “If you ever witnessed poverty, you would appreciate what little anyone can give. Am not supporting and am not against. But what has your other politicians do? Increase fuel price and what? Some people can’t buy gas 1kg at 700.. It is empowerment for some people, it might not just be what you wanted or needed”.
@Tejuoso Bolaji, “This is too bad, can he give this to his family members, Olorun ma mu won sa ni”
@Alaroye Oodua, “All hyping this empowerment from Edun in Abeokuta South Federal Constituency, gbogbo won kòní rájé jeun. How on earth would we continue to propagate injustice because of money, is this empowerment???”