All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Kosofe Federal constituency in Lagos State, Alhaja Kafilat Ogbara, has expressed appreciation to the party leaders and members, assuring the people of the area of effective representation if elected in the general election.
Ogbara, until recently a commissioner in the Lagos State Audit Service Commission expressed the appreciation in a statement, noting that she will initiate bills and motions that will enhance the socio-economic and secured well-being of Lagosians and Nigerians at large.
“We still have many challenges facing our people in Kosofe Federal constituency, Lagos State and in Nigeria as a whole.
“For instance, we need more of Federal presence in form of industrial establishments through puplic-private partnership to give jobs to the unemployed youths.
“We need more social welfare schemes for widows, the aged, and the physically challenged persons, as well as enhanced and affordable medical plans, among others.
“I’m confident that our great party, the APC, will have excellent outing in the coming general elections and as we are all on the same page in terms of development and progressive agenda mapped out to boost infrastructure nationwide; therefore, our people should expect more public facilities and increased human empowerment programmes,” she assured.
Ogbara particularly listed her priorities to include fixing up jobless youths in public establishments where there are vacancies, assisting the widows and other less-privileged members of her constituency to secure loans and in some cases, Federal and international grants, to set up businesses.
“Our people must become job creators and not job seekers. We just need to encourage them and create the enabling environment.”
She also promised to legislate for health and education insurance schemes undertaken by parents for their children and themselves, in the event of fatalities.
The prospective lawmaker also promised to work closely with relevant government agencies to promote sport and other recreational activities with a view to usefully engaging the youths in their past time.
Ogbara, while urging for massive votes from the Kosofe constituents to realise her aspiration, also called for Massive support for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu who is a Master planner and a Master strategist for the New Nigeria we have long waited.
She also urged for the re-election of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the election of all APC candidates at all levels, “for our people to witness not just more developmental programmes” but rapid national transformation.