Oyo Senator empowers 1000 constituents in vocational training

The Senator representing Oyo South senatorial district, Senator Sarafadeen Alli, on Thursday, empowered 1000 constituents in his senatorial district with e-commerce and other vocational training.

Alli while speaking at the e-commerce and vocational training held in Igboora and Ibadan respectively described it as a great economic tool to make constituents self-reliant. 

He stressed that the programme was aimed at alleviating poverty and creating job opportunities and that he had after the election took the decision to give back to the society who voted him into office. 

“We sincerely believe those who participated in the two trainings will be able to use it in their different trades. It will afford some to start a different trade on their own,” he said.

Senator Alli added, “We have about a thousand participants for the e-commerce and other two sets of vocational trainings. It is spread across the 99 wards in the nine local governments that made up Oyo South senatorial district”.

“In the next one or two weeks, we are also going to distribute fertilizers to people of Ibarapa and the agrarian parts of Ido local government which is up to five wards making 35 wards

Speaking, a petroleum chemist from Trato Nigeria Limited, Dr Chubby Egu, said the training was facilitated to empower constituents and make them self-reliant.

He added, “It will benefit so many of them because they would be able to start-up their business and generate income to take care of themselves”.

“They will acquire knowledge to do alot of things. It is a very good thing that our Distinguished Senator Sharafadeen Alli actually brought this to his constituency,” he said. 

The APC Senatorial Chairman for Oyo South, Alhaji Mojeed Olaoya, described the senator as a man of his words, a doer and wonderful representative of the people.

Alhaji Olaoya said it was exactly six months that the senator assumed office and he had already done a lot including this training programme. 

“I want to say that for the first time in the history of Oyo South, our senator in less than a year, has wonderfully empowerment as well as palliatives for the people of the constituency.