The lawmaker representing Egbeda/Ona Ara Federal Constituency in Oyo State Oloye Akin Alabi has donated new sewing machines to 500 tailors living and working in the constituency.
Akin Alabi had announced the empowerment programme via his Twitter handle, noting that it would commence from Wednesday 5th August.
Commencing the distribution at Kayoya Bus Stop, New Ife Road, Ibadan, the businessman and author noted that he is giving out the items simply because the beneficiaries need it. He added further that he had met with some of the tailors during his campaign and had promised not to forget them when he eventually gets into office. Read also: I Am My Mum’s Retirement Plan – Akin Alabi Replies OAP Oyetunde
He then urged the beneficiaries to make good use of the donated items for the purpose they are meant for. “500 tailors living and working in Egbeda/Ona-Ara Federal Constituency are happy. New sewing machines to help boost their business. I’m excited“, he tweeted, announcing the conclusion of the programme on Twitter yesterday.