The lawmaker asked her constituents to continue to vote PDP.
Mulikat Akande-Adeola, the House Leader in the House of Representatives, on Thursday in Ogbomoso marked six years of her empowerment programme with distribution of materials and cash totaling over N50 million.
Ms. Akande-Adeola, who represents Ogbomoso North/South/Oriire Federal Constituency of Oyo State, said her gesture was to improve the condition of her constituents.
“If most of us that are endowed could in our personal or official capacities do as little as this, then our society will be rid of poverty, ’’ she said.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the programme involved the distribution of five Mitsubishi saloon cars as well as N12.2 million to 102 indigenous associations.
Another N1.5 million was released to 150 indigent students in the constituency.
Also distributed was N600, 000 to 60 widows, N400, 000 to aged men, 35 motorcycles, 50 generators, 18 hair dryers, 40 sewing machines, 30 deep freezers, 30 grinding machines and 30 barbing kits.
The week-long celebration also featured the inauguration of an ICT centre at Oriire Local Government Area, distribution of cell phones with MTN line to 150 people as well as free eye test and distribution of free eye glasses.
The lawmaker said that she had ensured that well-deserved intervention projects were inaugurated in her constituency in the overall interest of the people.
Ms. Akande-Adeola, who spoke to newsmen on the sidelines of the programme, said she had also secured jobs for more than 60 people from her constituency in federal agencies.
The lawmaker said that she had trained 150 people at the Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan, with each of them given N100, 000 as start-off grant.
She her newly inaugurated `Jokodolu Foundation’ was to cater for the welfare of widows and indigent students in her constituency.
Ms. Akande-Adeola also said that the emergence of the newly registered All Progressives Congress (APC) was not a threat to the PDP, saying her party would win the state’s governorship poll in 2015.
“I call on all my people and supporters to ensure that the PDP returns to power in Oyo State and indeed the whole South-West come 2015,’’ she said.
In attendance at the ceremony was the state’s former governor, Adebayo Alao-Akala.