Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Monday, advised Nigerians to support the elected federal lawmakers to bring about better dividends of democracy to their constituents through quality legislation and representation.
Gbajabiamila gave the advice in Sagamu, Ogun State, at the inauguration of constituency office of the lawmaker representing Remo Federal Constituency, Hon. Adewunmi Onanuga.
The Speaker also urged the All Progressives Congress (APC) members in the constituency to accord Onanuga more of their support in order to attract greater dividends of democracy to the people.
Onanuga, who is a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and chairman, House Committee on Women Affairs and Social Development, also donated multi-million Naira empowerment items to her constituents in addition to the constituency office
Items donated by the lawmaker include tricycles, deep freezers, sterilizers, generating sets, grinding machines, gas cookers, wall clocks, hair dryers, mattresses and standing fans.
Governor Dapo Abiodun, who was represented by his deputy, Engr. Noimot Salako-Oyedele; wife of the governor, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun, former House of Assembly Speaker, Chief Muyiwa Oladipo, and chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Lagos State Council, Musiliu Akinsanya, were among the dignitaries at the Akarigbo palace ground; venue of the event.
While handing over the empowerment items to some beneficiaries, Gbajabiamila congratulated the beneficiaries, assuring that the APC-led administration remains committed to improving the lot of Nigerians.
He asked the people of Remo Federal Constituency to keep cooperating with Onanuga, popularly known as Ijaya, and renew her at the appropriate time in order to bring more developmental projects to the area.
“Ijaya (Onanuga) has spent just six months at the federal House of Representatives and she is doing very well. I am sure she will do more if you (constituents) support her and vote for her so that she can stay for a much longer period at the House, just like myself,” Gbajabiamila said.
In his remarks, Governor Abiodun lauded the federal lawmaker for bringing smiles to the faces of her constituents.
He described Onanuga as a worthy representative and enjoined other lawmakers to take cue from her, promising to support the lawmaker and ensure good representation for people of the state at all levels of government.