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The Senator representing Kwara Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Dr. Ibrahim Yahya Oloriegbe has urged journalists to be objective and balanced in their reports and abide by ethics while disseminating information to the public.

Senator Ibrahim Oloriegbe stated this while hosting the Association of Kwara Online Media Practitioners (ASKOMP) at his Ilorin GRA Residence on Friday.

Highlighted the impact of his achievements within two years in office, Oloriegbe disclosed that he has rehabilitated hospitals, constructed classrooms, dug boreholes, empower entrepreneurs and provided modern toilets in all the four local government areas in his constituency, noting all the projects are already serving benefiting communities.

Speaking on modern toilets constructed in some communities, Oloriegbe revealed that the project is past P- WASH toilet facilities to promote public health, improve hygiene living and provide clean/safe water for the people.

He said, “Each toilet has dedicated borehole for it maintenance and provision of clean water. It’s laughable that some people are trivializing it because of politics. Some States in Nigeria are still battling with cholera but we are proactive by providing such project.

“In addition, I equipped Ogidi Health Centre due to its inhabitable condition during my on the spot assessment. The University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) is having infrastructural deficit and it’s painful for me as a medical doctor. I facilitated the extension of electricity to the hospital and constructing hall for training of medical students. I have written to the Presidency, Ministry of Health and others to get special intervention after interacting with the CMD.”

Senator Oloriegbe, the Chairman, Senate Committee on health said he has sponsored seven bills, including bill for establishment of Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital Budo-Egba in Asa local government area of Kwara state.

The Senator has also provided sustainable empowerment for over 500 beneficiaries drawn from 52 wards in Kwara Central.

Earlier, the Association of Kwara Online Media Practitioners (ASKOMP) Chairman, Salihu Shola Taofeek said the association will organize Workshop to improve the performance of over 25 Media Outfits and 100 trained journalists working with different platforms.

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