By Our Correspondents
The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila has been named the face of Alaka Children’s Day Celebration.
The event, a celebration of children in Nigeria, will take place on Monday, May 27, 2019 at Alaka Community Recreation Centre, Surulere.
A statement issued in Lagos by MediaGate Management and the Alaka LSDPC Residents Community Development Association named the in-coming Speaker of the House of Representatives as the ambassador and face of the 2019 Alaka Children’s Day Celebration because of his outstanding legislative performance in the Nigeria’s House of Representatives and the empowerment of the people of Surulere.
The choice was informed by his outstanding achievements in the holistic development of Nigeria, his consistency in the course that seeks to prime humanity to loftier heights and passion for issues concerning Nigeria.
The statement signed by Henry Ebireri, Soji Odusina, Peter Odukoya, Nasir Olayinka, Abimbola Coker, Kayode Odu and Taiwo Alao praised Gbajabiamila for his role in community development, capacity building, death of the third term debate and the invocation of the doctrine of necessity.
Stressing the impact of Gbajabiamila, particularly in the areas of quality representation, empowerment of the youths and women as well as sustainability of economic, social and infrastructural development in the country, the statement commended Gbajabiamila for sponsoring the highest number of Bills in the National Assembly and demonstrating his philanthropic gesture by distributing no fewer than 501 computer tablets to secondary school students, 30 new buses, 25 tricycles and160 motorcycles to his constituents.
The statement commended Gbajabiamila for attracting jobs, political appointments and federal projects to Surulere.
The statement also praised the member representing Surulere Constituency 1 for sanitizing and stabilizing democracy in Nigeria, bringing governance closer to the people, improving the quality of education in schools through ICT tools and establishing various programmes to improve the lives of his primary constituents.