The House of Representatives member representing Ijebu Ode/Odogbolu/ Ijebu North-East Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Abuja, Honourable Odeneye Kehinde FCA, FCIT. has promised to put in place a conducive atmosphere where artisans will be able to appreciate their worth and importance to the economy by organising an ‘ARTISANS DAY’ in his constituency.
‘This event will be the first of its type in Ogun State, Honourable Odeneye Kehinde made this promise while responding to Journalists during his unanimous endorsement by APC party leaders and members at an event in Legan Hall, Yemoji LCDA where he had earlier given a report of his stewardship so far.
The party leaders present resolved that with his outstanding achievements and sterling qualities as the Ijebu Central Federal Constituency APC face and Star performer in the National Assembly, Odeneye deserves another term in order to continue his good works.
“You just have to continue as the people representative for the third time and continue your good works, which you are now known for.” said an Elder of the party. Honourable Odeneye Kehinde said the Artisans Day event is to bring all Artisans together in a Hub-like gathering. Honourable ‘OK is Okay’ as he is popularly called, is of the opinion that “promoting vocational trade especially against the tide of mass unemployment, will help the economy a lot and gets a lot of our erstwhile jobless people engaged in a meaningful vocation”.
The distinguished Honourable said further that “the event is organised to also promote Artisans and their skills to prospective clients who might be caught in a dire need of a genuine professional thereby protecting unsuspecting victims from pretenders and quacks of their trade”. Moreover the Artisans Day celebration will foster cordiality among the various professionals who might have probably been seeing themselves as rivals.
Honourable Odeneye intends to bring practitioners of various profession as Resource people for the event, with the aim of emphasising the relevance of these Artisans to the economy and the society. He reiterates that with the proper positioning of these set of people in the mainstream of the economy, they will be able to engage a lot of youth in various vocations thereby reducing idleness and act of wanton brigandage.
The date and venue of the event will be made known very soon, said Honourable Odeneye Kehinde. He assured all present that his desire to keep empowering people and engaging in socio-welfare development of his constituents, has now increased with his endorsement by the leaders and officials of the party as their preferred choice of candidate coupled with the expression of confidence reposed in his ability to deliver more as their candidate for the House of Representatives in the next general elections in 2019.