Minority Leader Distributes Garri To Constituents As Part Of Constituency Projects

4 years ago by: Giwa bayo
(m) at 16-02-2016 11:19AM (4 years ago)

(11806 | Hero)


Mixed reactions has continued to trail the recent distributions of garri to constituents by the member representing Isoko Federal constituency in the Federal House of Representatives and the Minority Leader of the House, Leo Okuweh Ogor.
Last Thursday, the federal lawmaker was said to have given two baskets of garri to his loyal boys. The boys went into the streets of Oleh, Isoko South Local Government Area (LGA) of Delta State and distributed the garri to Mr. Ogor’s constituents, who are primarily made up of the aged. The boys said the garri was part of Mr. Ogor’s constituency projects for the people. The distribution of garri went viral on the social media accounts of Isoko advocacy groups. Several people lobbed criticism and condemnation at the lawmaker, describing his actions as unfortunate and disgraceful. A former Isoko south Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairman, accused Mr. Ogor of amassing wealth for himself to the detriment of his constituents and that he only gave back two baskets of garri to his impoverished constituents.

"Mr. Ogor is a disappointment, in fact when we saw the distribution of the garri we condemned the act which is dehumanising and painting our people in a bad light.
“For over 16 years in the National Assembly what has he achieved apart from the purchase and distribution of motorcycles, lady machines, solar street lights, and the renovation of primary schools? “
The few contracts he managed to attracted to some areas such as street lights and few others are either completed by himself or companies owned by his brothers and other cronies.
We condemned the distribution of garri to our people by Mr. Ogor," the PDP chairman stated. A woman, who gave her name as Mrs. Idogho, also criticized Mr. Ogor stating the lawmaker has only amassed wealth for himself and his family.

"Mr.. Ogor should be ashamed of himself. He should tell people that he has nothing to offer and has lost focus and we will understand rather than this humiliation of his constituents especially the aged. My mother is not a hungry woman and I have since thrown away the two baskets of garri given to her. She doesn't need it," Mrs. Idogho stated.
A cross-section of the people who spoke to SaharaReporters, criticised and condemned in its entirety the distribution of the two baskets of garri to the constituents especially the aged in Oleh and called on Mr. Ogor to stop any further distribution of the garri to the people. The people advised the Federal lawmaker to focus on constituency projects rather than the distribution of garri. It was observed that photos of the distribution of the garri were posted on Facebook by the loyal boys of Mr. Ogor who carried out the distributions. These photos received condemnation and criticism and were subsequently deleted a few hours later.


Ennyolalekan (m) at 16-02-2016 11:25AM
(2276 | Gistmaniac)

@poster.... where is d garri..... baseless post by baseless poster....

Alfa Habeeb gemmie dat cane to flog this poster....
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imajiu2354 (f) at 16-02-2016 11:32AM
(83 | Newbie)

Is that him presenting the garri with so much pride
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emma4love3 (m) at 16-02-2016 11:41AM
(15079 | Hero)

hehehe..well if nah true the man no try oooh...
aaaaah garri nah the most common here in nigeria nah....
 if nah lie....poster e clear say all ur post here nah lie
but i believe small......lolz
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kp45 (m) at 16-02-2016 12:00PM
(10393 | Hero)

Share D garri
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Trueyarn (m) at 16-02-2016 12:13PM
(10116 | Hero)

Nah thunder go fire him and the garri,what a wicked man,I no blame am sha,when next election don dey approach now he go soon go dia with 500h make them vote am and the fools go still vote am.
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lilchuks28 (m) at 16-02-2016 12:14PM
(697 | Upcoming)

Nigeria politicians and their cunning life style....what will 2 basket of garri solve? or is Garri the major problem of the constituency?
Que Sera Sera
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gogoman (m) at 16-02-2016 01:28PM
(31814 | Addicted Hero)

share the loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
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charisVEC (m) at 16-02-2016 01:35PM
(2587 | Gistmaniac)

I see,issokay
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christianity (m) at 16-02-2016 01:49PM
(7321 | Gistmaniac)

all of them are fakeboth the givers and the recievers
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diezo (m) at 16-02-2016 03:26PM
(2135 | Gistmaniac)

POSTER GIVE ME THAT GUY ADRESS THAT NA IF D GIST NA TRUE HOW SOMEBODY GO CARRY TWO BASKET OF GARRI GO SHARE FOR COMMUNITY COME TALK SAY NA PART OF HIM PROJECT BE DAT? DAT MEANS THE PROJECT TITLE NA HUNGER CONTINUES ANYWAYS I NO KNOW WHO I WAN BLAME BUT MAKE UNA REMEMBER SAY PERSON NO WELL ANOTHER PERSON WEY WELL COME DEY TAKE TABLET FOR PERSON WEY NO WELL NA WHO NO COME WELL NA يراقب الله !!!
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princedafe (m) at 17-02-2016 08:27AM
(3944 | Gistmaniac)

Another SENSIBLE act
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zezprincess (f) at 17-02-2016 08:39AM
(7927 | Hero)

Haba,oga lawmaker but why? Even if you wan share foodstuffs,you for package 5kg of rice&beans with tin tomatoes join,at least go better than sharing lassa fever disease to the old women,Rubbish,Next time change for the better.
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ujmaria (f) at 17-02-2016 11:53PM
(2213 | Gistmaniac)

Hmmmm only in naija
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Eazyatumeyi (m) at 24-02-2016 02:15PM
(14115 | Hero)

which garri? I beg jor, window dressing formation.
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