Ben Ezechime, Enugu
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate for Enugu North senatorial district, Barr. Okay Agbo, says, he will offer quality representation through sponsorship of bills that will facilitate human capital development in the zone.
He said this while featuring on FRCN Voice FM Nsukka, Voice Connect, monitored by Ikengaonline in Nsukka.
Agbo said that he has the capacity to present superior arguments with facts on the floor of the upper legislative chamber to convince his distinguished colleagues to facilitate rapid development of Enugu North.
“We are going to Abuja to present demands on behalf of our people with superior arguments based on facts and figures.
“We need good roads to link our agricultural communities; we need security, because our zone is bordered with Kogi and Benue states in the North.
“We need hospitals for the well-being of our people. We need education, UNN is not enough for the zone,” he said.
The candidate lamented the deplorable condition of the Oturkpo-9th mile Federal Road, adding that, if elected, he will do all it takes to ensure the rehabilitation of the road.
“I will push hard for the rehabilitation of that road and others in the zone and even go ahead to attract more Federal roads,” he said.
He also promised to ensure that, Enugu North zone gets it’s fair share of different government poverty alleviation programmes as part of creation of employment and economic empowerment.
“On the area of poverty reduction, I will take advantage of every poverty alleviation programmes of the Federal Government by ensuring that Enugu North get its share.
“I will adopt the principle of lobbying, which is part of legislative procedures to ensure that, my zone is adequately represented in any government policies and programmes,” Agbo said.
He advised the youths to take advantage of the forthcoming election to demonstrate their hunger for change by electing youths like him as their representative.
“The youths of Enugu North should rise up this time and speak with one voice; to vote for me as a fellow youth, so that tomorrow they can come and ask me to give account of my stewardship,” he said.