Rep. Muktar Shagaya Provides Palliatives to 2,000 Constituents


In an uplifting demonstration of solidarity and compassion, Honourable Muktar Tolani Shagaya, member of the Federal House of Representatives for Ilorin West/Asa Federal Constituency, successfully distributed essential food palliatives to 2,000 households in his constituency. The event, held at the Honourable Muktar Shagaya Constituency Office, was brimming with an atmosphere of jubilation and camaraderie among its beneficiaries.

Alhaji Sheriff Shagaya, Chairman of the Salman Shagaya Foundation, took the opportunity to address the crowd and express his heartfelt appreciation to the people of Ilorin West/Asa Federal Constituency for their enduring support. Reflecting on his experience running for the House of Representatives seat in the 2015 elections and the subsequent loss of mandate, Alhaji Shagaya shared that the resulting success in his business ventures had ultimately yielded gains surpassing those he might have achieved as a representative. He emphasized the mutual benefits that exist between him and the community, highlighting that his investments in empowerment programs are repaid tenfold. Alhaji Shagaya also revealed that the 1 billion Naira promised during the 2023 campaign would contribute to ongoing initiatives such as the Solar Street Light project, borehole installations, and cash relief empowerment programs.

Speaking at the event, Honourable Muktar Shagaya was filled with gratitude to Almighty Allah and the community for their ongoing support. He shared an optimistic message, assuring attendees that the current dividends of democracy they enjoy are but the initial strides on a journey that will encompass human capacity building, infrastructure development, and social development. Honourable Shagaya extended his heartfelt thanks to Alhaji Sheriff Shagaya and the entire family for their invaluable support. Additionally, he commended the efforts of Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq in Kwara State, recognizing the governor’s dedication to the region’s growth and progress.

The event drew a diverse and distinguished crowd, with attendees including APC Chieftains from Ilorin West and Asa Local Government, traditional and religious leaders, businesspeople, and various stakeholders from all walks of life. Their presence was a testament to the strong sense of unity and collaboration within the constituency and a collective resolve to stand together in the face of adversity.