Tue. Jun 18th, 2024

Nigeria Election: House of Rep aspirant promises to boost constituency’s agriculture

Nigeria Election: House of Rep aspirant promises to boost constituency's agriculture
Barr. John Onuigbo

NIGERIA

A House of Representatives aspirant from Nigeria’s Bende Federal Constituency in Abia State southeast part of the country, under the platform of Restoration Party of Nigeria (RPN), John Onuigbo, Esq. has pledged his readiness to give priority to agriculture in order to fight poverty in the area as well as improve the living standard of the people from the constituency.

Onuigbo who disclosed this in a statement and a copy made available to our correspondent, stressed the need to formulate laws and policies that would be geared towards the development of agriculture in the state and country as a whole.

He noted that the nation’s agricultural sectors is in comatose, stressing that the sector needs urgent attention for the benefit of the people and in developing the economy of the people of his constituency.

The aspirant who is a retired Police officer and rose to the position of Divisional Police Officer (DPO), also disclosed that as a grassroots politician, he has taken some steps to meet with the people at the grassroots to know the areas of needs and what should be done in their constituency

He also promised to give adequate attention to security unemployment and also to help boost the socio economic development of the people of the area.

He noted that the people of the area are predominantly farmers, saying the use of modern equipment would be introduced to make farming more attractive while people will be willing to invest in agriculture.

“We will make agriculture to be more attractive, especially to our youths. They have to be involved in agriculture to ensure food security and be self reliant and this will also helped to boost the revenue of the state and turn our communities around.

“Agriculture remains the only source of livelihood of the people in this area and if we can go back to the farm, it will reduce our over dependence on oil and reduce the present hardship and economic challenges facing the nation”.

The Barrister who was called to Bar at the Nigerian Law School Abuja, the nation’s capital, also promised to bring quality health care delivery, education, youth development and empowerment for the people of his constituency if given the opportunity to serve them in the forthcoming elections

He noted the poor condition of these sectors and promised to find a lasting solution to ensure that the people of the area enjoy the dividend of democracy

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