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Reps Ibrahim Babajide Obanikoro Seeks Re-election For Second Term


Federal House of Representatives Member representing Eti Osa federal constituency, Ibrahim Babajide Obanikoro has secured a nomination and Expression of interest forms to return to the lower chamber in 2023.



Vibrant, young Obanikoro has emerged as one of the success stories of the 9th assembly pushing for time tested legislations and has demonstrated his loyalty to his constituents and the Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila.



IBO as he is fondly called has empowered his people in so many ways. Recently, he, empowered no fewer than 100 members of his constituency with vocational training tools such as hair-dryers, sewing machines, make-up kits and catering equipment.

Recall that the beneficiaries had earlier been enrolled in vocational training on catering, cosmetology and fashion design courtesy of Rep. Obanikoro and Fatima Ibrahim Babajide Obanikoro (FIBO) Foundation, a foundation established by the lawmaker and his wife.


There is also a provision for a school bus to convey pupils within his constituency to and fro their schools.


While charging the beneficiaries to make judicious use of the equipment, Obanikoro assured other members of his constituency to see the gesture as the beginning of more good things to come in Eti-Osa Federal Constituency.


He also seized the medium to give account of his stewardship in the House thus far. He highlighted some of the pending projects in the constituency such as the ongoing road and drainage construction at Sola Omole Extension in Ado, and the construction of two primary healthcare centres in Lafiaji and Lafiaji Phase One.


He appreciated constituents and everyone present at the occasion for continuously supporting and charging him to do more for the people.


Announcing his reelection bid on Facebook, he said:”After due consultations with family, friends, party leaders and members of my constituents, I decided to pick up the expression of interest and nomination form of our great party to re-contest for the Eti Osa federal Constituency seat in the House of Representatives.


His announcement was greeted with excitement by followers and associates on social media and the optimism is high that he would be returned for a second term.

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