#KogiDecides: Audu Unveils 3-Point Agenda, Promises Power Rotation, Infrastructure and Social Welfare
THE Candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the November 21 governorship election in Kogi State, Prince Abubakar Audu, has unveiled a three- point agenda he would pursue, if elected.
Audu unveiled the agenda at Alu, Yagba East Local Council Area of the state while receiving hundreds of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, decampees from Yagba Federal Constituency.
He promised to focus on power shift, declare a state of emergency in critical sectors of the state and concentrate on ‘stomach infrastructure.’
His words: “Let me make my three-point agenda known to the people of the state because I want to be held responsible for my word later when I gain power. First, I will make sure that power shift becomes sacrosanct. I will be the first governor to change power in the state. I must honour my agreement that after my full tenure I will ensure power rotation either to Kogi West or Kogi Central.
“I will declare state of emergency on the critical sectors of the state especially in the infrastructural sector. Shortly after I won my party primary, I took a trip outside the country where I met international business organisations, who by now are just waiting for me to be sworn-in so that they can come and invest in critical sectors of the state. “Lastly, the welfare of the people of the state remains a priority to me. Let no one deceive you, I have nothing but the best interest of the people at heart.”
Elder Leke Abejide, who led other decampees from the PDP in the federal constituency said he left the PDP because of its rigidity. “There are five reasons I left the PDP. Foremost of it all is that the PDP is conservative in nature and I am progressive in nature. Over the years I have tried to change things within their fold but I have realised that it will not be. After painstaking deliberation with some of my followers and supporters across the three local councils in the area, and some people outside the state, we decided it is best to move to the APC where the real idea behind my joining politics can be realised.’’
Governor of Jigawa state, Alhaji Abubakar Badaru who was at the occasion to receive the decampees, said it was disheartening that despite the level of enlightenment, the state could still be ruled by the PDP.