By Ephraim Oseji
A member of the House of Representatives representing Ajeromi-Ifelodun Federal Constituency and the chairperson, Diaspora Committee, Hon. Rita Orji, has said that women are vital to the development and growth of the nation’s economy.
She made this statement during her empowerment of 200 women with soft loans to enable them invest into their various businesses,explaining that she’s making sure no one is left behind in her resolve to bring government down to the grassroots and for the people to enjoy the dividends of democracy.
According to her, she promised to better the life of the people when she was given the mandate to represent her constituency in 2015 and she thanked God for her achievement so far. The lawmaker said most women in her constituency are petty traders who do not have collateral security to collect loan from the bank and other financial houses, as such she decided to remove that burden to ease their suffering.
She urged the people of Ajeromi-Ifelodun local government to continue to support her so as to do more for them in the future.