A top politician in Ado Odo Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State, Hon. Babatunde Ogunola, popularly known as Tomo is set to empower 224 people from the LG.
The beneficiaries which comprises of youths and the aged are drawn from the wards in LG.
Okunola disclosed this to journalists yesterday in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital.
Okunola explained that, the empowerment programme is aimed at alleviating poverty in the society.
Okunola said, he would be distributing working tools to artisans while equipment like grinding machines, freezers among others would be distributed to women.
He further explained that, he be giving grants to youths abs women to support their small scale businesses.
Okunola said, “I’ m ready to empower 224 people, from Ado-Odo Ota local government area of Ogun state.
“Sixteen people will be selected from each ward in Ado-Odo Ota. The idea behind the empowerment is to free my people from hunger and to also support their small businesses.”