Christmas: Senator Abiru Hosts CAN Leaders In Lagos East Senatorial District ~Ajasa-Info

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Industries and the Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District, Distinguished Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA,  Tuesday evening hosted the leaders of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, in Lagos East Senatorial District at his Ikorodu residence.

The respected clerics, led by the their leader,Evangelist (Dr) Emmanuel Adegoke, commended the #DoingGood Senator for his religious tolerance and fairness at all times. They extolled the virtues of Senator Abiru as a God fearing Public officer who is truly dedicated to the service of the people.

Abiru, in his remarks, thanked the clergymen for their prayers and support since he took up the sacred assignment as the Senator of the Federal republic. The Lawmaker also gave an account of his stewardship in the last 2 years.

Reflecting on the journey, Abiru said, “ December 15, 2022 was exactly two years that I was sworn in as the Distinguished Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria representing Lagos East in the Senate. So, I come today with a heart full of honour to God Almighty. I come with profound gratitude to our great party, the All Progressives Congress, which offered me this platform to represent my people in the National Assembly. 

“I also come with a strong message of appreciation to the people of Lagos East, who generously supported my aspiration; who overwhelmingly voted for me on December 6, 2020 and who still passionately believe in my mission of ‘doing good ”with greater good for a greater number”.

The Senator also explained the three pillars  that guide his interventions,  namely: legislative role, empowerment/facilitations, and endowment. Senator Abiru informed that he had sponsored thirteen (13) private member bills and co-sponsored three (3) others. 

According to him, “All the bills have scaled first reading. Two (2) of the bills are of particular interest to our entrepreneurs (MSME) and the youth. They are: Copyright bill 2021 (Repeal and Re-enactment) which has gone through first and second readings, public hearing and third reading and has been passed in the Senate. The second bill is the Franchise Regulation Bill 2022 which has gone through first and second readings and is now awaiting public hearing”.

Senator Abiru also spoke on Ikorodu/Sagamu Road which is almost completed, largely as a result of his legislative intervention and Ikorodu/Itoikin Road rehabilitation that is scheduled to commence by January, 2023.

Other unprecedented achievements he reeled out to the admiration of the clerics include: Three 40 bed hospitals, he facilitated at Isiu, LASUSTECH, Agboyi-Ketu respectively, 960 capacity mini Stadium and the remodelling of ancient Oluwo Fish Market in Epe, provision of monthly financial assistance to over 2500 vulnerable constituents, N300 Million Constituency Intervention Revolving Loan, Bursary to 600 indigent higher institution students, facilitation of blocks of classrooms among others.  

The Christian leaders applauded the Senator and pledged their continued support for him. Prayers were offered for Nigeria, Senator Abiru, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and his vice, Senator Kashim Shettima, Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, House of Representatives and Lagos State House of Assembly candidates.


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