Socio-Economic Impact at the Constituency

Through our Quarterly Town Hall Meetings (27 in the series), a feedback mechanism to ensure accountability and transparency, I have been able to interact more effectively with our Constituents. In addition, we have been able to empower Constituents through the:

  • Widows Economic Empowerment Scheme (WEES) – which has recorded one thousand four hundred and thirty (1430) beneficiaries
    • 1300 Widows from the 13 LGs/LCDAs in the District were empowered with N25, 000.00 each to boost their existing trade or start one.
    • An additional 130 widows received grinding machines and sum of N50, 000 each in March 2018
  • Petty Traders Empowerment Capital Scheme (PETECS) with a total of seven hundred and sixteen (716) beneficiaries
    • 650 persons received N20,000 each to re- capitalize an existing trade or start one (March 2012)
    • Distribution of grinding machines and N20,000 each  to  32  constituents  (14th   July, 2016)
    • 32 constituents received N50, 000 to boost their trade or start a petty trade (March 2017)
    • 2 Constituents empowered with Lagos State Central Business District kiosks and the sum of N50, 000 each on 5thAugust,
  • Youth Empowerment & Skill Acquisition Scheme (YESAS) which has been merged with the Good Boys and Girls Empowerment Scheme (GBGES) and has produced one thousand one hundred and seventy-two (1172) beneficiaries
    • 164 youth were trained in various skills and received business start-up kits and N40,000 each
    • 10 youth shortlisted for participation in the 3 weeks Niger dock Short Course Training (SCT).
  • Distribution of  Tricycles  and  the  sum  of N 2 0 , 0 0 0 e a c h t o t w e n t y- n i n e ( 2 9 ) beneficiaries.(March 2016)
  • Distribution of five (5) tricycles and N20,000 each (GBGES) in July 2016
  • 10 block making machines  and  startup  capital of N500,000 distributed to Constituents.
  • Distribution of sewing machines and 5KVA generators to 50 youth who are into fashion designing. (1stSeptember, 2016)
  • Sponsorship of Five (5) youth to the African Youth Initiative on Crime Prevention Conference which held in Abuja and Lagos in 2017 and 2018 respectively
  • Presentation of sewing machines and twenty thousand (N20,000) Naira each to 79 Youth who had been trained in fashion designing(18thJanuary, 2017)
  • 31 Tricycles and grant of N50, 000 each presented  to  Constituents  on  24th     April, 2018.
  • Nomination and sponsorship of one (1) beneficiary to three weeks Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity Artisan Training Programme held in Abuja from 5th – 23rd April,
  • 8 Sewing Machines were presented to the International Women’s Society (1st May, 2018)
  • Fully equipped barbershop at Lagos Island handed over  to  a  Constituent  on  9t h September 2018
  • Annual Elderly Citizens Assistance Scheme (ECAS) which, celebrates 1300 Elderly Citizens age 65 and above with cash and material gifts. We have had seven thousand eight hundred (7800) beneficiaries so far.

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