Ogun Lawmaker presents scorecard, seeks nod for 2nd term bid
The lawmaker representing Obafemi Owode constituency in Ogun House of Assembly, Hon. Damilola Soneye, has appealed to his constituents to grant him another term.
Soneye, who is the Chairman, House Committee on Lands and Housing and a member of All Progressives Congress (APC), made the appeal during the presentation of his scorecard at his Constituency Office in Mowe, Ogun State.
He was elected as a member of the OGHA in 2019.
The lawmaker gave kudos to his constituents for the opportunity they granted him in 2019 to represent them in the assembly.
He opined that the opportunity had accorded him more experience in the legislative business.
Soneye added that the knowledge acquired had enabled him brought dividends of democracy to the nooks and crannies of Obafemi Owode local government area of the state in the last three years.
The legislator noted that with the current term now winding up, there was still the need to improve on the glowing face of Obafemi Owode constituency.
He said that Obafemi Owode deserved a pride of place in the scheme of things in the state.
He explained that his decision to return was born out of his knowledge, capacity and desire to work with other intelligent souls to lead the constituency in the direction of growth and development.
Soneye stated that in the last three years he had facilitated numerous developmental projects to Obafemi Owode.
He noted that he had never been a redundant lawmaker, saying he had moved motions, sponsored and also supported bills that had improved the society.
"As the chairman of house committee on lands and housing, have been able along side my committee members mediated on landed issues that would have resulted into breach of peace in the state," he said.
" I have purchased free WAEC and JAMB forms for hundreds of youths. I have also provided empowerment programmes to both the youths and women which has been so beneficial to their wellbeing.
" I have constructed block of classrooms in primary and secondary schools , provided several bore holes and also facilitated grading of some important roads," he said.