Danladi Envulu-Anza, a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State, has pledged to open up rural through massive construction of roads, if given the mandate in 2019.
Envulu-Anza, the former Executive Secretary, National Judicial Commission (NJC), said this in Lafia when he visited members of the state House of Assembly.
“We all know that development comes through the road, and so I will embark on massive construction of roads so as to connect our rural communities,’’ he said.
The aspirant explained that his campaign train was in the assembly to seek for the member’s support in actualising his governorship ambition.
He promised to also prioritise issues of peace and security, education, economy and agriculture, among others.
He also said he would tackle unemployment and youth restiveness through massive job creation.
“Peace and security will be my topmost priority as no nation will achieve meaningful development without peace.
“I will also initiate good policies and programmes that will address youth unemployment thereby creating jobs for the youths and other citizens,’’ he said.
The gubernatorial aspirant lauded the cordial relationship between the legislature and the executive arm in the state, noting that it has impacted positively on the lives of the people of the state.
Responding, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, the Speaker of the House, commended the aspirant for considering the state lawmakers as critical stakeholders in the state project.
“We appreciate you and your campaign team for your coming to consult and seek our support in actualising your governorship ambition.
“Your records are clean and we are proud to have somebody like you.
“You have the zeal and the determination to serve the people of the state and we believe if given the mandate you will serve well,’’ he said. (NAN)
– Sept. 18, 2018 @ 15:29 GMT |