Senator Oyelola Ashiru’s Impact in Oke-Ero LG

By Oyewale Oyelola

Undoubtedly, Senator Oyelola Ashiru has delivered dividends to Kwara South Senatorial District in terms of education, power, tourism, human capital development to construction of roads and construction/equipping of health care centers. Kwara South has witnessed a developmental turnaround under Senator Ashiru’s proactive, responsive and quality representation.

Like other local government areas in Kwara South Senatorial district, communities in Oke-Ero LG are benefiting dividends of democracy courtesy Senator Oyelola Ashiru. The Senator as a grassroots Politician after feeling the pulse of of his Constituents goes to work by using legislation and network to facilitate impactful projects.

On Health, Senator Ashiru constructed Maternity Health centres in Kajola and ilale to solve age-long challenge in the community.

His intervention health sector attracted commendation from women folk, Chief Mrs. Bello ‘Esinkin Obinrin’ of Ilale land who commended the senator for the construction of Primary Health Care Center, recounting the bad state of health of the community due to the dilapidated health facility forcing pregnant women to seek help in neighboring communities during labour which comes with high risk.

In addition, the Senator supplied medical equipment and drugs in Ekan Primary health center. He also provides free medical services during Medical Outreach in Odo-Owa. Traditional rulers, aged, women and others with different medical issues were treated and given free drugs by trained health practitioners.

Similarly, Ashiru facilitated installation of solar powered borehole in Odo-Owa to provide portable water for needy community.

As a responsive representative, Kwara South Senator after receiving complaint from Ayedun, facilitated 500KVA transformer to improve electricity supply in the community.

In the last five years, Ero’Mola Water fall has witnessed significant increase of tourists visiting the tourism sites as a result of its beautification/upgrade. Recall that he also sponsored 200 tourists to visit tourism sites in Kwara South. No doubt, this is kind of attention would boost economy in communities around the sites.

Senator Ashiru’s Constituents in Oke-ero have benefited from empowerment for widows and aged (Cash support), training and start up support for artisans and Fishery training for Youths.

Apart from that, the Senator recently distributed fertilizers and other farm inputs to support genuine farmers in order to boost food security.

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