Ondo State House of Assembly member-elect representing Ondo West Constituency 2, Oladapo Biola, has assured his constituents of quality and effective representation.
Biola said as a lawmaker in the 10th Assembly his major focus is to give the people of his constituency dividends of democracy by making appropriate laws that will benefit and better their lives.
The APC lawmaker-elect spoke after receiving his Certificate of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
He specially appreciated the leader of APC in the state and Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, for giving youths in the state sense of belonging through necessary support.
Recall that the Independent National Electoral Commission (NEC), on Thursday issued Certificates of Return to all the 26 newly and re-elected members of the Ondo State House of Assembly.
The elected lawmakers include 22 APC and four PDP members.
Biola equally thanked the state Chairman of APC, Ade Adetimehin, all the leaders in his constituency including Deaconess Lola Fagbemi, Jibayo Adeyeye, Biola Makinde and others as well as the electorate for their support and cooperation which gave him overwhelming victory at the Assembly polls.
He promised not to take the mandate given to him for granted, but work very hard to justify the confidence reposed in him by bringing development to his constituency and meet the expectations of the electorate.
The Acting Resident Electoral Commissioner, (REC), Mr Oyekola Oyelami, while addressing the lawmakers-elect, urged them to carry out their legislative duties in line with the mandate given to them by the electorate.
Oyelami said the issuance of the Certificates of Return was in line with the Constitution.
Speaking on the occasion, Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu represented by the Special Adviser on Legislative Matters, Dr Jibayo Adeyeye said the people expect much from the members-elect to better their lots.
The ceremony was also witnessed by the State Chairman of APC, Ade Adetimehin, party leaders and members, family members, friends and associates.