The Deputy Director of Media and Publicity for Tinubu/Shettima Campaign Councils for the 2023 Presidential election, Issa Lanre Onilu, has lauded the efforts of the Senior Special Assistant to the Kwara State Governor on Community Intervention Kayode Oyin Zubair for his initiative in supporting the people.
Onilu, expressed this at the venue of the handing over of Mini-Buses and Motorcycles to the five lucky beneficiaries in Igbaja, Ifelodun Local Government area of Kwara State on Wednesday.
Oyin Zubair gave out three Minibuses and two Motorcycles to five beneficiaries as part of his intervention Programme for the people of Kwara State.
Onilu said, “Kayode is worthy of emulation and proves to be a leader by example”
Speaking on the empowerment initiative, the donor said, the programme has been in existence for the past ten years.
“KOZ intervention programme has given almost 6 computer systems to schools around the locality in Ifelodun, through community intervention, KOZ has also repaired more than 200 boreholes across various locations in Kwara and empowered some young men in the process of repairing the boreholes by providing tools for them.
Zubair explained that through his office, he has distributed 100 tricycles, and also attracted 150 million micro-grants from the Aliko Dangote foundation to 16 thousand of vulnerable women across the state.
He added that through the community intervention, his office has also given out 50 minibuses at the cost of 125 million, 100 million from SEAP while the remaining 25 million was added by the KOZ intervention.
According to him, “We did not just wake up one morning and decided to give out buses, we discovered that the member of NURTW that were earlier given 50 buses, the branch of them in Kwara-south also indicated interest that for them to continue in business, they need more vehicles.
“And we discover that the people who are commuters would have more opportunity, so we decided to start another batch from Kwara South, and Offa LG precisely, and now at Igbaja in Ifelodun LG, because we have more rural communities around here”
He also disclosed that before ending of the year, the KOZ intervention will launch another initiative program for the people.
He however urged the beneficiaries and electorate in the state to come out en masse and vote for Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Bola Ahmed Tinubu and all APC candidates in 2023 general elections for the good work to continue.
Also, the chairman of the National Union of Road Transport (NURTW) in the state, represented by Alhaji Ahmed Babatunde, appreciated the donor and Kwara state government.