Poverty Alleviation: Ogunola To Empower 224 Youth, Artisans, Aged People in Ado-Odo Ota - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS

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Poverty Alleviation: Ogunola To Empower 224 Youth, Artisans, Aged People in Ado-Odo Ota

Hon. Ogunola

ABEOKUTA - Hon. Babatunde Ogunola, popularly known as Tomo is set to empower 224 people from Ado-Odo Ota local government area of Ogun state.

The beneficiaries which comprises of youths and the aged are drawn from the 116 wards.


Ogunola disclosed this to journalists today in Ota, the Ogun state.


Ogunola explained that, the empowerment programme is aimed at alleviating poverty in the society.


Ogunola said, he would be distributing working tools to artisans while equipment like grinding machines, freezers among others would be distributed to women.


He further explained that, he would give grants to youths as well as women to support their small scale businesses.


Ogunola said, "I' m ready to empower 224 people, from Ado-Odo Ota local government area of Ogun state.


"Sixteen people will be selected from each ward in Ado-Odo Ota. The idea behind the empowerment is to free my people from hunger and to also support their small businesses."

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