HON STEVE SUNDAY KARIMI ENDURING LEGACIES

HON STEVE SUNDAY KARIMI ENDURING LEGACIES

Sunday Karimi: A Man of Vision, with A Mission that was Accomplished.

“The value of a man is not measured by what he does for himself to make his life easier, But measured by what he does for others to make their lives easier.”– Eric .E. Thomas.

Hon Steve Sunday Karimi, a two term house of representatives and immediate past member representing Yagba federal constituency has boldly written his name with an indelible golden ink in view of his enduring legacies in term of credible, responsible and purposeful representation.

Hon Karimi has distinct himself as an icon of excellence and worthy ambassador of good people of Yagba federal constituency as a two term legislator.

He has been passionate about the well-being of his constituents.

Each day we live is an addition to the history of the world that next generation will read and form their opinion whether we added value to the earth or we are liability to the world.

All amiable and enduring legacies come with a price tag.

Moving beyond mediocrity will require daily investment in the accounts of the constituents that one is representing.

Hon Sunday Karimi unique approach to responsible and purposeful representation especially from the standpoint of ideology, clearly underscores his sense of direction, vision, charisma and passion for the well-being of the good people of Yagba federal constituency.

ENDURING LEGACIES OF HON STEVE SUNDAY KARIMI

Excellence, a rare quality possessed by a few in the society, it’s an ideal that stands out the few, making them exemplary and quintessential in all facts.

Sunday Karimi is a blessing to this generation, his love and passion for human capital and community development is unequalled.

Below are some of the indelible foot prints of Hon Steve Sunday Karimi as credible representative of Yagba federal constituency for two terms.

The Constitution states that the National Assembly is elected to represent the people and to ensure government by the people under the Constitution, It does this by: ensuring that all executive organs of state at the national level of government are answerable to it.

The functions of the National Assembly include the making of laws, the controlling of the finances of the State and also a critical role to check the actions of government and the Ministries.

It is therefore the duty of a responsible Legislator to Sponsor Bills and Motions on the Floor of the National Assembly in a bid to protect and promote the interest of the citizenry, develop the Nation and ensure peace and good governance.

Hon. Karimi Sunday Steve was elected first in May 2011and because of his dedication to duty, patriotism and hard work, he was re-elected to serve for the second term between May 2015 to June 2019.

Since 2011, he has been sponsoring bills and motions. Facilitating projects to his constituency.

Distributing empowerment materials and financial assistance to his constituents.

He has displayed high sense of patriotism in promoting peace and unity in Yagba land.

It is imperative to note that in November 2013, Hon Karimi launched the Yagba People empowerment Initiative, a non-governmental organization with r

Sunday Karimi: A Man of Vision, with A Mission that was Accomplished.

“The value of a man is not measured by what he does for himself to make his life easier, But measured by what he does for others to make their lives easier.”– Eric .E. Thomas.

Hon Steve Sunday Karimi, a two term house of representatives and immediate past member representing Yagba federal constituency has boldly written his name with an indelible golden ink in view of his enduring legacies in term of credible, responsible and purposeful representation.

Hon Karimi has distinct himself as an icon of excellence and worthy ambassador of good people of Yagba federal constituency as a two term legislator.

He has been passionate about the well-being of his constituents.

Each day we live is an addition to the history of the world that next generation will read and form their opinion whether we added value to the earth or we are liability to the world.

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All amiable and enduring legacies come with a price tag.

Moving beyond mediocrity will require daily investment in the accounts of the constituents that one is representing.

Hon Sunday Karimi unique approach to responsible and purposeful representation especially from the standpoint of ideology, clearly underscores his sense of direction, vision, charisma and passion for the well-being of the good people of Yagba federal constituency.

ENDURING LEGACIES OF HON STEVE SUNDAY KARIMI

Excellence, a rare quality possessed by a few in the society, it’s an ideal that stands out the few, making them exemplary and quintessential in all facts.

Sunday Karimi is a blessing to this generation, his love and passion for human capital and community development is unequalled.

Below are some of the indelible foot prints of Hon Steve Sunday Karimi as credible representative of Yagba federal constituency for two terms.

The Constitution states that the National Assembly is elected to represent the people and to ensure government by the people under the Constitution, It does this by: ensuring that all executive organs of state at the national level of government are answerable to it.

The functions of the National Assembly include the making of laws, the controlling of the finances of the State and also a critical role to check the actions of government and the Ministries.

It is therefore the duty of a responsible Legislator to Sponsor Bills and Motions on the Floor of the National Assembly in a bid to protect and promote the interest of the citizenry, develop the Nation and ensure peace and good governance.

Hon. Karimi Sunday Steve was elected first in May 2011and because of his dedication to duty, patriotism and hard work, he was re-elected to serve for the second term between May 2015 to June 2019.

Since 2011, he has been sponsoring bills and motions. Facilitating projects to his constituency.

Distributing empowerment materials and financial assistance to his constituents.

He has displayed high sense of patriotism in promoting peace and unity in Yagba land.

It is imperative to note that in November 2013, Hon Karimi launched the Yagba People empowerment Initiative, a non-governmental organization with reputable sons and daughters of Yagba as trustees.

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He personally donated the sum of thirty four million naira (#34,000,000.00 )to the initiative for the purpose of disbursement as soft revolving loans for small scale businesses.

Karimi, been a silent achiever and has affected so many lives of his constituents.

Below are some of his legacies at the national assembly.

Motions Sponsored Between 2011-2015

  1. Motion On Urgent Need To Stem The Rising Prices Of Commodities In Nigeria (2011).
  2. Motion On Urgent Need To Reconstruct and Rehabilitate OBAJANA-KABBA-ISANLU-EGBE-OMU-ARAN -ILORIN Federal Road (2011).
  3. Urgent Need To Implement The 2011 Budget and To Pay Local contractors for 2012 Liabilities.
  4. Motion of Lopsidedness in Location of Federal Government Projects.
  5. Motion of Urgent National Interest: BH Bomb Blast in Kaduna.
  6. Motion on the Need for Federal Executive Council to Declare A State of Emergency on Nigerian Roads and Establishment of an Intervention Fund to Fix the Roads.
  7. Motion on the Need to Warehouse the Constituency Project Funds for National Assembly Member.

8.Motion on Non Implementation of 2012 Budget.

  1. Motion on the Need to Address Urgently the Near Collapse OF Federal Road Across the Country.
  2. Motion on Prevention and Prohibition of Indiscipline Acts in Nigeria and Need to Re-orientates Nigerians at all Levels to Embrace the Values of Discipline, Hard work and Integrity in All Aspects of Our National Life.
  3. Motion on The Need To Urge The Executive and the Legislative Arm Of Government In the Spirit of Patriotism Cooperate Together To Reduce the Recurrent Expenditure of Government.
  4. Motion On Haphazard Posting of NYSC: Motion on none Posting/Non Mobilization of Candidates of Tertiary Institutions for National Youth Service Corps Scheme.
  5. Motion of Urgent National Importance and Clarion Call on INEC and All Election Stakeholders to Take Advantage of The Postponement of the 2015 General Elections to Regularize all Possible Irregularities Ahead of the 2015 General Election.
  6. Urgent Need To Restore the Hemorrhaging Morale of the Nigerian Military in The Battle Against Insurgency in the North East.
  7. Motion of Urgent National Importance:Motion on Urgent Need to Investigate The Hundred Billion Baira (USD625 Dollars) Released By THE Central Bank Of Nigeria for The Construction and Establishment of mini- modern Ranches Across the Nation.
  8. Motion of Urgent National Importance: Urgent NEED to End the Protracted Industrial Action of The Academic Union Of Nigerian Polytechnic.
  9. Motion of Urgent National Importance: Tragedy At 2014 Immigration Recruitment Exercise in Nigeria as One Million Nigerian Youths Scramble for 4,500 Job Placements.
  10. Motion of Urgent National Importance: Motion on Urgent Need To Stem the Rising Debt.
  11. Activities of MASSOB: A Call For The Cessation of Violence and Need for embrace of Dialogue.
  12. Motion of Urgent National Importance : Clarion Call For National Unity in the Midst of Tyranny and Insurgency.
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Bill Sponsored Between 2015-2019

  1. Explosives Substance Bill 2011 H.B. 83.
  2. Whistleblower Bill 2011 H.B. 84.
  3. National Road Fund Bill 2011 H.B.85.
  4. National Grazing Routes and Reserves Bill H.B.130.
  5. National Symbols Bill 2013.
  6. Nigerian Investment Promotion Council (Amendment) Bill 2012 H.B. 261.
  7. National Farm Reserves Bill H.B.130.
  8. Prohibition of Indiscipline Bill H.B. 82.
  9. National Security and Surveillance Bill 2013.
  10. Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Amendment) Bill 2013.
  11. Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Bill 2013.
  12. Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety (Amendment) Bill 2013.
  13. Federal Highways (Amendment) Bill.
  14. Capital Expenditure Roll-Over Bill.

CONSTITUENCY PROJECTS BETWEEN 2011-2015 AND 2015-2018

The following Projects were directly facilitated by Hon. Karimi in the 2015-2017 Appropriation Act;

  1. Construction of 3 Blocks of Classrooms at Okutadudu High School, Odo-Ere, Yagba West Local Government Area of Kogi State. (Federal Ministry of Housing).
  2. Construction of 3 Blocks of classrooms at Cruise Memorial College, Mopa, Mopamuro L.G.A., Kogi State (Federal Ministry of Housing).
  3. Construction of 3 Blocks of classrooms at Comprehensive High School, Ponyan, Yagba East L.G.A., Kogi State. (Federal Ministry of Housing).
  4. Supply of two(2) number of transformers in Yagba East L.G.A, Kogi State (Federal Ministry of Power).
  5. Nomination and Sponsorship of 12 candidates for Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Skills Acquisition Programme through the House Committee on Industries in March 2018.
  6. Nomination and Sponsorship of 61 Candidates/ Constituents for N- Power Programme under 2017 Appropriation Act that kick started in April 2018.
  7. Distribution of 15 solar panel boreholes complete with 10,000 litres UPVC Tanks on 6 metres tower in communities across Yagba East, Yagba West and Mopamuro Local Government respectively.

The Location of these Boreholes are;

i. Odo-Ere
ii. Jege
iii. Ijowa
iv. Iyamerin
v. Takete-Ide
vi. Agbajogun
vii. Oyi Apoto
viii. Ifeolukotun
ix. Oke-Ere
x. Ogga.

  1. Rehabilitation of 11 Number Boreholes in the three local governments of Yagba federal constituency.

  1. Distribution of 10 Hand pump boreholes in communities across the three local governments of federal constituency;

i. Akata
ii. IgboEro
iii. Ijagbe
iv. Oke-Egbe
v. Imela
vi. Otafun
vii. Odorom-Odo-Egbe
viii. Itedo-Ijowa Isanlu
ix. Mopa
x. Aringba -Odo-Egbe

  1. Facilitation of ICT Centres under the Universal Service Provision Fund School for Knowledge Centre Initiative of the Nigerian Communications Commission through the House of Representatives Committee on Communications.
  2. Facilitation of the Construction of 2 number of 3 classrooms with furniture in Titcombe College, Egbe in the 2017 Appropriation Act.
  3. Rehabilitation of 80 number solar street light inclusive of charge of batteries and other accessories in the Federal Constituency.
  4. Drilling of 6 number hand pumps boreholes in the constituency.

DIRECT EMPOWERMENTS

  1. Distribution of 120 motorcycles, 20 tricycles, 40 sewing machines, 40 grinding machines, 10 generators, 2 block moulding engines(2016 October ).
  2. Sharing and distribution of drugs, insecticides, clothing materials and mosquito nets for women in the Constituency.
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  1. Set of vehicles was donated to traditional rulers and youths across towns and villages of yagba federal constituency during the launching Of #200m Yagba People Empowerment Initiative/ Mid Term Report at Isanlu.

MOTIONS FROM 2015 TILL DATE

  1. Motion On The Urgent Need To Investigate the Disbursement and Utilization of Bail-Out Funds to State Government.
  2. A Motion On the Need to Consolidate on the Gains Recorded in the conduct of 2015 General elections.
  3. A Motion on Urgent Urgent Need to Find A lasting solution to the incessant violence, lawlessness, impunity and criminality cattle herdsmen and locals nationwide.
  4. Motion on the Prevention and Prohibition of Indiscipline Act in Nigeria and A need to Reorientate Nigerians at All Levels To Embrace the Value OF Discipline, Hardworking and Integrity in All Aspects of Our National life.

  1. Motion OF Urgent National Importance, the Need to Address the Hunger, Hardship and the Depreciating Welfare of Masses all Over Nigeria.
  2. Motion on the Need To Rescue the Naira from continuous depreciation.
  3. Motion on on the Need to unmask the perpetrator Of Ghost worker syndicates in the federal civil service.
  4. Motion on the Momentary Policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria; Undue Exploitation OF citizens by commercial Banks.
  5. Motion on the need to enforce registration of Motor and Tricycles on all Public roads.
  6. Motion on on the monetary policy of federal government: undue exploitation.
  7. Motion OF Urgent national importance : motion on need to conduct free and Fair elections devoid of state harassment and intimidation in Anambra state on 18TH November 2017.
  8. Motion on need to be patriotic about the state of health of the president.
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  9. Motion of urgent national importance: urgent need for the acting president to swear and apportion office to minister designate from Kogi and Gombe state.
  10. Motion of urgent national importance: Nigerian clarion call for national unity: united we stand, divided we fall.
  11. Motion of urgent national importance : urgent need to foster national unity.
  12. Motion on urgent need to investigate THE disbursement and utilization of bail out funds to state governments.
  13. Motion OF Urgent Nation Importance: Urgent Need to check the importation OF firearms and military equipment into the Country by Politicians and private citizens.

Bills Sponsored by Hon Karimi Sunday From 2015-2018

  1. Cancer Prevention and Control Bill 2015.
  2. Legislative Houses (Powers and Privileges) (Amendment) Bill 2016, H.B. 413.
  3. Constitution Alteration Bill (No. 3) H.Ba1. 564 To expand the original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court Of Nigeria.
  4. Constitution Alteration Bill (No. 4) H.B. 56 , (To preclude National Courts from interfering in Legislative Summons).
  5. Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2015. H.B. 988.

(Death of President and Governors during ongoing elections).

  1. Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2015 (H.B. 165 ).
  2. Supreme Court (Additional original jurisdiction)Bill 2016.
  3. Regulation and Control of Delegated Legislation Bill 2017.
  4. The Public Procurement (Amendment) Bill 2018
    ~Bills from last Assembly ( bought VIA order XII rule 94 & 96 standing order Of the house.
  5. Capital expenditure rollover bill of 2016.
  6. National Grazing Route And reserved BILL 2016.
  7. Federal Highways ACT 2016.

13, Federal road Fund Bill 2018.

14.Explosive Substance Bill 2016.

A cursory assessment of bills, motions, and empowerment initiatives and activities of Hon Karimi as stated above, one will conclude that Sunday Karimi is a trail blazer and pathfinder as far as human capital and infrastructural development is concerned.

Karimi has proven to be a patriotic Yagba man of honour who’s love and passion for prosperity of Yagba land is unequalled.

Considering him to represent the good people of Kogi West Senatorial District at the red chamber of the National Assembly will go a long way to consolidate on his modest achievements.

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