A Frontline governorship aspirant under the platform of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Etigwe Uwa, SAN, has officially declared his interest to run for the office of the governor of Abia State, Wednesday.
Speaking to the Central Working Committee (CWC) of the party, he expresses his happiness towards the work done in the party by the officials of the party, stressing that they have done nobly in uniting the party and also bringing resourceful men of vision to the party to pursue a common course.
“I am delighted with the extent of work done so far, especially regarding the unification of the rank and file of our great party. This is an eloquent testimony that the time has come to change Abia State for the better”, he added.
He highlighted his readiness to change the narrative in Abia, stating that Abia is the industrial hub of the South East, hence needs serious attention.
He acknowledged the efforts of the former governors of the state while stating that they did their best though their best are not enough.
The learned Silk noted that there are so many talented youths in the state, who need serious coaching and empowerment to enable them to display their God giving talents.
On infrastructure, the SAN highlighted that it’s one of the biggest problems of the State especially the poor road network in the State.
According to him, the “economy won’t receive quantum lift if the roads are not accessible.
There must be inter road connectivity if Aba must lead the way to the envisaged industrial revolution. This I will guarantee if elected come 2023″
He emphasized more on non-payment of salaries and pensions, stressing that it’s the first thing to tackle once emerges the governor of the state.
Hear him, money can’t circulate if salaries are not paid because the more you pay salaries, the more they spend and the more the government generates revenue.
On agriculture, he pledged to make the people of Abia understand the importance of Agric-business and promised to set up good agricultural outlets at least 5 in each of the 17 local governments.