13th October, 2010
Residents of Somolu have been urged to be steadfast on the choice of candidates that willÂ represent them at the National Assembly in the 2011 elections.
Speaking at a rally in Somolu, the lawmaker representing Somolu Federal Constituency inÂ the House of Representatives, Wole Diya, appealed to residents to support him for aÂ second term because of his achievements in the area.
Diya called on them not to be swayed by the propaganda of his opponents who are hell bentÂ on destroying everything he had done for them.
Highlighting his achievements in the past three years as a member of the lower chamber ofÂ the national assembly, Hon. Diya revealed that he constructed eight boreholes in SomoluÂ and Bariga (four in each local council). â€œI have built a block of classrooms at IgbobiÂ Senior Secondary School, Somolu. Modern day borehole and toilet are also being providedÂ there.
â€œI have roofed a secondary school in Bariga. Apart from these, I have also roofed theÂ block of classrooms which I built for students at Gbagada Junior Secondary School. IÂ donated textbooks to pupils of Basua military primary school and I am going to give themÂ desks and benches in the next two weeks.
â€œI have donated brand new transformers (500 KVA) at Akeju junction, Somolu and AbiodunÂ Bus Stop. Another one is at Onilewo Bus Stop, Bariga,â€ he explained.
The lawmaker charged leaders and elders of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in SomoluÂ to stand by the truth and ensure that he was re-elected for a second term.
â€œI have held nine poverty alleviation programmes for people of Somolu and I know theyÂ appreciated my effort.
â€œI conducted free eye surgery and donated free eye glasses. More than 5,000 benefitted inÂ Somolu and I am still going to continue with the poverty alleviation programmes,â€ heÂ added.
He called on the people to disregard his opponents who are trying to run him down,Â describing them as enemies of progress.
â€œSome people said I spent only N10 million in all these programmes. I will not descend toÂ their own level by resorting to abuses. I will not spoil them because I come from a goodÂ home.
â€œI want you to judge me by what I have done. The work of my hand will speak for me,â€ heÂ stated.