Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila has given out a variety of gifts and cash to hundreds of residents of his Surulere 1 Federal Constituency in Lagos, in time for Christmas.
The Speaker gave out the items on Sunday as part of ”Gbaja 2019 End of the Year Grassroots Empowerment Programme”.
The News Agency of Nigeria reported that 23 saloon cars, 90 laptops, 30 power generators and 301 sewing machines were given to beneficiaries at the programme in his Surulere 1 Federal Constituency.
The Speaker also gave between N100,000 and N200,000 grant each to 500 business owners as well as 30 photocopiers and 309 home solar systems to other beneficiaries at the programme.
The Speaker said he organised the empowerment programme to impact positively on the lives constituents by supporting businesses and easing transportation problems.
He said other projects being undertaken in the constituency included repairs of Mercy Eneli Street, Chief Bereola Street and Esther Dada-Adeniji Link road to Ishaga to make living easier for the people.