The Deputy Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Hon. Mathew Okedare
at the weekend commissioned 5 motorised boreholes worth N7 million he
provided for the people of his Constituency, Lanwa/Ejidongari in Moro
Local Government Area of Kwara State.
The gesture, which is a
continuation of the deputy speaker’s efforts to provide drinkable water
supply for the people of his constituency, saw Sabo-Ngida, Onipako, Sogunro and New Jebba area communities benefited from the motorized boreholes.
Addressing the benefitting communities, Okedare said the gesture was
borne out of his great desire to provide succour for the people,
particularly to end their difficulty in having access to drinkable water
The legislator added that he realised that state and
local government could not provide everything for the citizenry but
required the support of some individuals, stressing that he was inspired
to provide the motorised boreholes due to his belief in giving back to
The lawmaker noted that Moro Local Government lacked
some basic amenities and infrastructural facilities that would further
improve the people’s wellbeing, pledging to use his position to further
bring government closer to the people with a view to address their
While appreciating his Constituents for their cooperation,
support and loyalty to the ruling party, Okedare enjoined them to
continue supporting the present administration.
the APC Kwara North Senatorial Chairman, Alhaji Isiaka Oniwa commended
the lawmaker’s gesture and described him as a credible and worthy
Ambassador of Moro Local Government, not only his Constituency,
Oniwa, who said that the deputy speaker has not
disappointed his Constituency, however challenged other public office
holders to emulate his gesture.
Responding, the Seriki
Sabo-Ngida, Alhaji Umar Magudu while appreciating the lawmaker’s gesture
promised to continue their unalloyed support for the present