The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State, Engr Abdullahi Sule, has unveiled his campaign manifesto to the people of the state with a promise to industrialise the state if elected governor in 2019.
Sule unveiled his manifesto yesterday in Lafia and witnessed by crowd of party supporters and stakeholders. It officially marks the commencement of his governorship campaign across the state.
According to him “My vision is anchored on industrialisation of Nasarawa State, to make it the industrial and economic hub of the North central zone of Nigeria.
“We are convinced that this policy is capable of addressing the challenges of unemployment of youth and women, wealth creation and boosting economic activities in the state.
“Given my background in the private sector, I will leverage on my net worth of investors, local and foreign, to attract their capital for the industrialisation of Nasarawa State.”
The APC governorship candidate who is the immediate past Group Managing Director of Dangote Sugar Refinery, promised to sustain the already existing partnership of the state government with Agri-business company, Olam Nigeria Ltd and Dangote Group to establish the integrated sugar refinery in Tunga area of Awe local government.
Other areas of his focus include economic development, agriculture, education, tertiary education , health , security , water, electricity, infrastructural and rural development , youths and women , traditional institutions as well as civil service and labour relations.
Earlier, Hon Ahmed Aliyu Wadada, who is the chairman, Buhari/A.A Sule campaign organisation in the state, spoke on behalf of the nine other aspirants who contested with Sule and promised to work tirelessly to deliver the party’s candidate as the next governor of the state.
Others who spoke at the occasion include the first executive governor of the state, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, APC state chairman, Philip Tatari Shekwo and the director general of the governorship campaign organisation, Senator John Danboyi.