Alli donates to widows’ charity, reaffirms commitment to poverty alleviation initiatives


Senator Sharafadeen Alli (APC- Oyo South) has stressed the need for politicians to address the prevailing economic challenges facing Nigeria through palliatives and other community initiatives.

He made the call during the inaugural Ramadan Lecture and Widows Empowerment Programme organised by Prince 89.7FM Management at the OTM Central Mosque on Sunday in Ibadan.

Alli, who was represented by his aide, Hon. Kazeem Alimi, stressed the need for politicians to be more responsive in addressing economic issues affecting the country by providing palliatives to citizens.

The lawmaker emphasised the collective responsibility of government officials, politicians and well-meaning individuals in mitigating the impact of economic challenges such as fuel subsidies and recessions.

He referenced his ongoing poverty alleviation initiatives for his constituents and advocated for politicians to be accessible and supportive to their communities.

Alli encouraged collaborative approach between politicians, citizens and government to combat poverty as well as unemployment effectively.

The lawmaker commended the efforts of Prince (Dr.) Babatunde Balogun Oruomeniowo, the founder of Prince FM, urging others to emulate such initiative.

He donated generously to the Widows’ Charity, reaffirming his commitment to supporting impactful community initiatives.

Alli highlighted that by supporting the less privileged and fostering community development, poverty and unemployment can be alleviated.

Senator Alli’s donation and advocacy for political engagement in economic matters underscore his commitment to serving his constituents and fostering positive change in Oyo State.

The event provided a platform for discussions on community development, economic stability and collaborative efforts to address societal challenges.

The event was attended by dignitaries including former Ibarapa Central Local Government Chairman, Alhaji Sharafadeen Olaoniye, Fresh FM Media Guru, Abolade Salami.

Also present are the Chief Imam of AbdulAzeez Arisekola Alao Mosque, Sheikh Abdulbasit Katibi, popularly called Aponle Anobi, Comrade Mashood Erubami among others.


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