Nov. 1, 2020  Rep Tunji Ajuloopin, member, representing Ekiti/Isin/Irepodun/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency of Kwara, has restated commitment toward building a vibrant and transformed constituency that would be beneficial to every constituent.

#Ajuloopin made the assertion at the closing of a 3-day retreat for his Legislative Aides held at MicCom Golf Resort, Ada in Osun State.

The participants at the retreat comprised members of the constituency's Media Team, Special Assistants as well as #National #Assembly staff.

The Federal lawmaker said the constituency, being most populous and at the most vantage position in the state could not afford to lag behind in the developmental drive being championed by various arm of governments.

According to him, there is the need to build a strong, sustainable political base for the constituency, both for the benefits of the present and the incoming generations.

Ajuloopin said its various #projects and initiative were part of a larger developmental drive tailored toward improving the capacity of the constituents across all spheres of human endeavours.

He disclosed that the retreat was targeted at improving the capacities of the appointed legislative aides with requisite knowledge and skills to carry out their #assignment.

He expressed the need for a paradigm shift from inducement based political campaign ideology to a popularity and performance based in electing leaders to achieve the desired growth, progress and development.

"If God permits that I will come back and be reelected, I don't want to run my campaign based on inducement of voters, I prefer to work with past achievements to convince the electorates.

"I have the strong believe and conviction that we are in this business together, some of you will aspire to be Chairman, Councillors and other elective positions in the nearest future.

"If I'm running a one-man business without improving your knowledge and capacities, then how do we achieve the collective desire of building a #constituency of our choice.

" We are very committed more than ever before to build a strong, vibrant political base both for ourselves and those generation coming behind us.

"The way politics is being run in the past we have to shy away from that especially by promoting real, sustainable empowerment that would add values to the welfare and wellbeing of the people of the constituency," he said.

The Federal lawmaker advised the participants to avail themselves the opportunities of the treat to improve upon their interactions and dealings with the public in relation with legislative matters.

Earlier in a lecture, Mr Leke Adebisi, a Lead Consultant with Times and Season Consultancy, advised the participants to imbibe loyalty, keeping to words, treating others with respect to attain professionalism in their dealings.

"You need to exhibit a positive attitude, loyalty to the team, honesty, transparency, civility and utmost usage of technology to achieve concrete and optimum results," he said.

Alhaji Raheem #Adedoyin, a former #Commissioner of Education in Kwara and a facilitator, in his remarks, urged the participants to imbibe absolute loyalty in oder to gain the confidence of their principal and the general public.

Adedoyin, a newly appointed member board of International Press Institute (IPI), identified collective responsibility and adequate delegation of duties as critical tools toward achieving the desired goals.

"You must learn when, where and how to respond to issues, especially when it terms of crisis so as to achieve the desired objectives," he said.

Mrs Florence Oyeyemi, the Kwara State Commissioner for finance, while declaring the retreat closed, praised Ajuloopin for his foresight, dedication and commitment to entrenching quality #representation in the constituency.

"We as government and individuals are proud of your laudable records of achievements not only in your constituency, but across the state.

"I want to assure you of our support always and to let you know that we are always abreast of the impact you have brought to the constituency within the resources available," she said.

Oyeyemi advised the participants to take optimum advantage of the retreat to broadened their knowledge and skills in carrying out their assignments and responsibilities..

Other dignitaries that graced the closing ceremony are Mrs Deborah Aremu, the Commissioner for Women Affairs Social Development and the Commissioner for Environment, Mrs Juliana Oyedun.

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