Members of the popular brekete family, a group of followers and ardent listeners of the celebrated 101.1 Human Rights Radio program, Hémbélémbé have vowed to obtain nominations form of the All Progressives Congress(APC) for the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district, Senator Smart Adeyemi over what they describe as outstanding and unassailable legislative services he has been rendering, especially in the ninth senate where he has sponsored and initiated masses driven and poor people related legislation.
Speaking on Tuesday in the course of the early morning “Hembelembe” program of the Radio station, President of the Brekete Family and Frontline human rights activists, Ordinary Ahmed Isah eulogized the Senator for being selfless, masses inclined and passionate about the poor, saying the members of the popular community radio family will contribute money to obtain nominations form of whatever office the senator seeks to aspire for. The visibly elated and overjoyed Ordinary Ahmed said Senator Adeyemi is outstanding and indeed distinguished in his representation, stating that he has made the poor people proud and feel well represented.
The commendation which came up on Tuesday in the course of the program was generally accepted, endorsed and supported by over hundreds of thousands of the listeners of the program at home and in diaspora. While the program was on, the anchor who put a call across to the Senator says if Nigerian politicians emulates the unusual trait of the Senator Adeyemi, the nation will transform for the better. The anchor further said the Senator must know that the outstanding and unique bills so far sponsored by Senator Smart Adeyemi would make life easier and better for the downtrodden.
It will be recalled that among several other bills, Senator Adeyemi have sponsored the Abuja Tenancy Regulation bill, a bill that seeks to abolish the practice of payment of one or two years house rent, a practice the Senator said has made life unbearable, uncomfortable and very difficult for Nigerians, especially the poor people. The bill which has been widely celebrated seeks to peg rent payment duration to just three(3) months so that tenants can afford to pay and save the public from excruciating demands of landlords in Abuja.
Apart from this bill, the Senator have also contributed meaningfully on legislations that are people oriented, he has fought openly for the welfare and course of the defenceless, one of such is his intervention for a Nigerian that was wrongly sacked at work for coming late for one hour after the stipulated resumption time. In an emotionally driven voice and mood, Senator Adeyemi lampooned the management of the agency and promise to stand by the victim to ensure justice prevail.
Earlier in 2021, it will be recalled that Senator Smart Adeyemi made another contribution to a debate on the state of security in the country. His contribution attracted millions of positive reactions across Nigeria and beyond, the people were full of praises for his boldness, audacity and courage to speak the mind of Nigerians, despite being a member of the ruling party. The Senator who suggested that Nigeria should seek foreign help in order to overcome insecurity, was so emotional that he shed tears in full glare of the public, he queried why poor people should continue to be killed everyday without apprehending culprit or nipping the nefarious tendency in the bud. He said he could no longer be silent as the situation has become critical requiring people of good conscience to speak out.
Senator Adeyemi, a two term President of the Nigeria Union of Journalist, three term Senator and undeniable advocate of the masses has also embarked on meaningful development of human and infrastructure of his constituency. Recently he initiated an health insurance scheme for pregnant women in his senatorial district, a program that have guaranteed safe delivery for hundreds of women since inception, the Senator said he embarked on the life saving project in order to reduce maternal mortality and all issues relating to child birth in his senatorial district.
Apart from the health insurance scheme, the performing Senator have also embarked on Scholarship scheme for students of higher institution in his senatorial district, the scheme which began in 2011 is primarily for the students without means of educational pursuit and as well reduce the economic hardship students are facing in the course of studying.