I Have an Undying Passion for Assisting Those in Need – Honourable Oke.
Saturday, 28th. January, 2017 will remain indelible in the hearts of the people of Esa Oke and Ibokun in Oriade and Obokun Local Government Areas of Osun State respectively, as they turned out in their large numbers to witness the presentation of trade kits and tools to youth, who had undergone various entrepreneurial skills and trades at the Entrepreneurship and Skills Acquisition Centre of the Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU), Ikeji Arakeji solely sponsored by Honourable Busayo Oluwole Oke, a philanthropist of note and a Lawmaker, representing, Oriade/Obokun Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representative, Abuja.
The beneficiaries who were drawn from across the local government areas without political affiliation and gender considerations and have been when trained in skills such as; print making, tailoring, screen printing, bead making, hairdressing, tie and dye, commercial farming, barbing, paint making, etc.
Speaking at his Palace, Oba Akanbi Adeniran Adeyemi, the Owamiran of Esa Oke, eulogized the good deeds of Hon. Oluwole Oke. He described him as a rare breed of politician, who is passionate about assisting people in need. He advised politicians to borrow a leaf from his laudable gestures.
In his speech, Hon. Oluwole Oke, who was overwhelmed by the show of love and gratitude to him by the beneficiaries and dignitaries at the occasion and acknowledged the goodwill received from Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Entrepreneurship and Skills Acquisition Centre, promising his unflinching support for serious minded and indigent youth of the federal constituency when called upon. As a mark of his love for sports development, Hon. Oke promised to build a brand new stadium and complete the abandoned Town Hall project at Esa Oke before the end of the year.
Similarly, at Ibokun, the headquarters of Obokun Local Government Area, it was another wonderful moment, as people came out in their large numbers showering encomiums on the Lawmaker. He advised the beneficiaries to make the best use of the tools and be diligent in their undertakings. In addition, he promised his patronage of their products when available.
Presentation of the tools were later performed by the Lawmaker, supported by the other important dignitaries.
The occasion was witnessed by political stalwart, traditional rulers and community leaders from across the two council areas.