July 17, 2018

I dance, but I’m also a deep thinker –Senator Adeleke (Punch)

I dance, but I’m also a deep thinker –Senator Adeleke (Punch)

How have you been coping in the Senate since you joined the upper chamber?

God has been helping me to cope well with the demands of the office. It is noteworthy that there are a number of my late brother’s colleagues who saw that they had an obligation to help me succeed. They have been wonderful and of course, a number of other people have helped in one way or the other. I have only been in the Senate for about 10 months but it looks like two years already. I sponsored a bill on Youth Empowerment which is going in for second reading now. My belief is that if we empower our youths and provide them with excellent education and decent jobs, they will excel and we will have less social problems to contend with. I have also embarked on various intervention projects on education, skills acquisition, electricity and provision of scholarships to my constituents. The scholarship scheme is worth over N250m and it is for the whole duration of beneficiaries’ course of study. My tenure has been an eventful one so far. Read more

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