A member of the House of Representatives representing Lagelu/Akinyele federal constituency of Oyo State, Hon. Temitope Olatoye Sugar as set aside every Wednesday as a day for free medical services for old people and pregnant women across his constituency.
The free medical services include ultrasound scanning for pregnant women, eye treatment with glasses and drugs, malaria treatment for children and adults as well as blood sugar level, HIV, Urine and stool test aimed at reducing the astronomical medical fees for rural dwellers in the constituency.
In a statement signed by his Media Aide, Sola Omotayo and made available to newsmen on Sunday, the lawmaker appealed to wealthy Nigerians to also support less privileged members of the society.
The lawmaker urged citizens to remain patriotic and committed to the Nigerian project even in the face of economic hardship, assuring that better days lie ahead of all of them.
Sugar commended the spirit of togetherness, oneness and peaceful coexistence exhibited during the just concluded sallah festivity, saying that, it is only in an atmosphere of peace devoid of political, ethnic and religious acrimony that Nigeria could achieve the desired greatness.
In his words, he said: “People should exhibit a high level of care and concern to fellow human being during the Sallah celebration and beyond as only the living can partake in the joy of the season now and afterwards”.
While urging members of the public to celebrate in moderation and be security conscious to avoid any form of disaster as criminals take advantage of this kind of season to perpetrate evil, he charges all security agencies to be at their best in ensuring a hitch free Celebration.
Sugar however congratulated the President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker of House of Reps, Yakubu Dogara, Chief Imam of Ibadanland, Alaafin of Oyo, Olubadan of Ibadanland, Aseyin of Iseyin and all Muslim faithfuls across Nigeria on this year’s Eid – el-Kabir celebration