The Students and Teachers of Sekona Grammar School, Sekona in Ede South Local government area of Osun Stat e were full of praise and joy as
The lawmaker representing Ede North/Ede South/Egbedore/Ejigbo federal constituency Representative Bamidele Salam unveiled a block of three classrooms amidst fun fare and excitement for Sekona Grammar School, Sekona in Ede South Local government area of Osun State.
During his remarks, the Principal of the school, Mr Surajudeen Sodiq, explained that the project which was unveiled is the first infrastructural project to be witnessed by the school in the last fifteen years.
He pressed further by congratulating his students over the new dispensation.
According to him, the students have been yearning for a new classrooms and building to learn.
The principal described the project as a facility that will improve and encourage more students to enroll to their institution
“In the last fifteen years, no single infrastructural project has been done in this school. No building erected. I think this is as a result of the political leaning of Sekona but we thank God that Hon. Bamidele Salam has remembered us. This will go a long way in aiding teaching and learning of the students. The building was built to taste as it’s equipped with necessary facilities. We appreciate the lawmaker for this project.”
The Chief of Staff to the Governor of Osun State, Alhaji Kazeem Akinleye who was represented by his wife, Mrs Balikis Akinleye described the revelation by the principal as saddened, stating that the government of the PDP has come to correct the anomalies.
Akinleye said, “it’s saddened to hear such revelation from the principal. But the government of PDP is set to correct that. That has started by Representative Bamidele Salam and more will surely come their ways.”
On the second term ambition of Hon. Salam, Mrs Akinleye said she doesn’t believe the PDP has any serious opponent as his (Bamidele’s) achievements in his first term are enough to propel him far above any other candidate in the race.
After the commisioning, Salam’s train moved to inspect an ongoing road reconstruction project in Ede town. The road which has been in state of disrepair for several years, was facilitated by him.
According to a motorcyclist who spoke to our reporter, the road is an important one as it leads to both Adeleke University and the Federal Polytechnic Ede. He said it has become a source of concern to everyone passing through it.
“We thank Rep Bamidele Salam for fixing this road for us. It is an important road but it has become a source of concern to many us plying it. Severally, we have called on past government to help but they didn’t. Today we thank God.” Said the Okada rider simply identified as Muftau.
It was gathered that the lawmaker has attracted road projects that worth close to N1bn to the four local government areas and many of them are ongoing.
Sahel Standard gathered that, the Director General of Bamidele Salam Campaign Council, Dr Bashiru Tokunbo Salami narrated how the commisioning of projects has made the job of campaign council easy. He said the achievements and tracked record of Salam has made the job canvassing for votes and supports for Salam less cumbersome.
BT Salami, who believes that his candidate has “no viable opponent”, said the second term of Bamidele Salam will help consolidate on the jobs he has done so far.
The campaign train landed in Akoda Ede before moving to Sekona when it was received by the Olu of Sekona, Oba Abdulwaheed Adebowale at his Palace. The campaign team was later welcome by party faithful and market women at the Sekona market.
Salam and his team also visited three wards in Ede to meet with party stakeholders and supporters.
He promised to consolidate on his achievements, while calling on electorates to vote all candidates of the PDP in the coming elections.