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US Based Philanthropist Empowers Irele/Okitipupa Federal Constituent With Over 50M Cash, Items, Capital Projects

A USA based Medical Practitioner, Dr Olumiyiwa Daramola has empowered hundreds of people from Okitipupa and Irele Local Government Areas of Ondo State with different empowerment ítems worth millions of naira.

Dr Daramola philanthropic gesture has been on for several years without any political undertone through his Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), Dr Olumiyiwa Daramola Foundation.  

His empowerment both cash and capital projects worth over N50 million as part of his contributions towards making the people more economic viable and self reliant.

Aside the construction and commissioning of several Bore holes in Ode Aye, Irele, Ikoya and Erinje communities, over 200 widows were presented with different categories of items like Grinding Machines, Generators, Clothes and over 5 million Naira cash to set up small scale businesses.

Speaking on behalf of the Obas at the event, the Abodi of Ikale Land, Oba George Babatunde Faduyile eulogized and commended the young man for the   empowerment programmes, saying the items and cash donations will definitely add values to the living condition of the people.

In the same vein, the NGO registered over 40 students for NECO Exams, donate deworming drugs and writing materials to six primary schools in Irele and Okitipupa Federal Constituency.

He also donated Artificial Leg and offered full scholarship to an indigent person in Irele Local Government.

Earlier, he donated school uniforms to  four secondary schools namely Comprehensive High School, Ode  Irele,  Akotogbo Community High School  Akotogbo, Stella Marris and Methodist Secondary Schools in Okitipupa LG.  

He later proceeded and had a foundation laying  of the Alfred Daramola Orphanage Home at Okitipupa to serve the people of that communities.  

The  Chairman of Irele local government, Barr. Olusegun Ajimotokin, who also spoke at the ceremony said Irele is a strong hold of APC and urged the people to keep faith with the party and commended him for the empowerment program.

Dr Muyiwa Daramola who spoke at the ceremony said, the event was another milestone in his efforts to raise  standard, confidence and quality of lives of his constituents and expressed appreciation to the people for their unflinching support and commitment to good governance headed by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu in Ondo State.

He said; “We are gathered again in honor of my people. I have been doing this even when I never plan to venture into politics. In my past empowerment programs, several families were established and uplifted economically. 

He therefore advised the people to make the best use of the empowerment materials and others. 

“Today’s program marked another step in the direction of enhancing the living standards in Ikale communities. I charge all the new set of beneficiaries of the programme to make judicious use of the items to grow their economic fortunes and values,” he said.

The Director General of the Foundation, Hon Afolabi Iwalewa, said the decision to empower his people was born out of  his Principal’s  desire to contribute more to the development of his people stressing that the people must be living well and enjoy dividends of democracy.

Hon.  Afolabi Iwalewa, who is also a former  Member of the Ondo State House of Assembly, called for the support of his people to the APC government especially the Akeredolu led government in Ondo State , saying “we can never disappoint you. I therefore urge you to shun rumour mongering, blackmails, pull him down syndrome and bitterness against one another. Opposition parties have no place to operate in Ikale land”.

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