Continuing the tradition of accountability, transparency and effective representation, the Lagos State House of Assembly held its Town Hall Meeting & Stakeholders Engagement simultaneously in all the 40 constituencies.
One of this was Lagos Island Constituency 1 represented by my humble self, Rt. Hon Wasiu Eshilokun Sanni, Deputy Speaker, Lagos State.
I was voted to represent the interest of my people, a responsibility which I have performed creditably through the underlined:
N960,000 was given out as a scholarship to Mr. Maxwell Opara a visually impaired student of Bethesda School for the Blind who got admitted into the University if Nigeria to study Social Science/Education.
Financial Support of N100,000 given to Miss Elemoro Bilikisu Motunrayo in 2017 for her academics.
A quite number of student were assisted by Lagos State University for the 2016/2017 academic session.
Distribution of GCE and UTME forms of 224 to indigent students in 2016 and 2017.
13 people were assisted into LASTMA, Teaching, LASIEF, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, and Advantage Management Services Pent.
4 employed in the constituency office.
20 into Lagos State Neighbourhood Security Corps (LNSC).
90 Petty Traders with 9 beneficiaries from each ward of 10units.
17 APC Leaders.
10 APC LGA.
10 Market Associations.
13 Random beneficiaries from the streets making 150 in all.
4 people are benefits of Widows Economic Empowerment Scheme (WES)
2 people in Trading and Empowerment Programme for Women in Lagos State by Ministry of Women Affairs.
9 people got Empowerment materials and financial support for Senior Citizens.
2 people got LAHA Training and Empowerment of Women in Lagos.
1 person got DSTV Business Empowerment.
5 people in Digital Job Training Programme for Unemployed Youth.
5 people benefited for the Immunisation Program.
23 people got Dangote/Lagos State Govt Empowerment Program.
20 people got money from Lagos State Empowerment Trust Fund ranging from N250,000 – N5m.
42 benefited from Federal Government N- Power in 2016.
I supported One pilgrim for each year in 2015, 2016, 2017.
In 2016, I gave succor to 8 indigent aged of my constituency.
We are committed to the service of our people though the task ahead is enormous we are ready to serve.
What I have done through my representation to the people of my constituency is just the beginning. We at the 8th Lagos State House of Assembly intend to do much more to make our people feel the impact of the government and change mantra.
Moyo fun e. Moyo fun ra mi.