How I facilitated 696 federal employments to Ondo Central —Senator Allover
By: Ade Adeleke
…….Ondo needs ranking Senators, Reps to make impact.
The Senator representing Ondo Central Senatorial district, Dr Ayo Akinyelure on Saturday explained how he has been given priority to the empowerment of his constituents especially by securing permanent employment opportunities for teeming unemployed graduates in the district.
Akinyelure popularly known as “Allover”, disclosed that in the last 18 months at the Upper chamber, he had facilitated and distributed over 200 employment letters to graduates from the six local government areas withing the Senatorial district.
The ranking Senator who announced this today at a Media chat in Akure, said he also influenced the record employment of 496 graduates in the Senatorial district between 2011 and 2015.
The lawmaker was first elected between 2011 and 2015, before he was re-elected in 2019 when he defeated two bigwigs Senator Tayo Alasoadura of the APC and former Governor Olusegun Mimiko of the ZLP.
Akinyelure, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public petitions, said he had worked on over 50 petitions and laid reports to that the effect to the Senate.
He noted that since June 2019 when he returned to the Senate, he had empowered over 400 unemployed constituents through enterprise development, while palliative and empowerment materials worth millions of naira had been distributed to artisans and less privileged in Akure South, Ifedore, Ondo East, Akure North, Idanre and Ondo West local government areas.
Akinyelure said he had purchased a grader to grade rural roads in the district free of charge, noting that over 100km of roads linking farms and rural communities had been graded by under his constituency’s project.
The Federal Legislator said he had sponsored seven bills and several motions in the last 18months to give quality representation.
He advised the people of Ondo state to shun voting out their National Assembly members unnecessarily to enable them properly play the national politics as ranking members of the National Assembly.