A member of the House of Representatives representing Akinyele/Lagelu Federal Constituency in Oyo State, Honourable Temitope Olatoye, has built a multimillion naira palace for the Baale of Ile-Igbon.
Speaking at the commissioning of the palace recently, the lawmaker explained that the gesture was aimed at raising the status of Olugbon stool and show his commitment to the welfare of the people that elected him to represent them at the lower chamber of the National Assembly.
He added that the gesture was also aimed at motivating the people and giving them a sense of belonging.
In his response, the Olugbon of Ile-Igbon in Lagelu local Government Area of Oyo State, Alhaji Kelani Oloyede, expressed the appreciation of the people of the community to the lawmaker.
The traditional ruler described Honourable Olatoye as a resilient person and silent achiever, who has demonstrated his commitment to the welfare of the downtrodden, stressing that they would continue to give his political career their support.
In a related development, the lawmaker, on Monday, laid the foundation of an ultra modern glass hall for the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) Ibadan station, while on Tuesday, about 150 people were given free healthcare and eye glasses in Ona-Ara Local Government Area.
According to him, the gesture will be followed by a massive empowerment programme for the people of the state among other laudable projects to be executed through his foundation.