Gombe 2019: APC Gov Aspirant Promises To Redefine State Economy
Immediate past National Youth Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Ibrahim Jalo Dasuki, has assured that his administration will redefine economy of Gombe state if given opportunity to serve Governor of the state.
Dasuki, who is one of the governorship aspirants seeking the ticket of APC, told newsmen that he will bring his experiences to bear as former Local Government Chairman of Gombe in lifting the state to a greater heights.
Speaking with newsmen at the weekend in Abuja after he was screened by the APC governorship Screening panel, Jalo said he will ensure that businesses are booming in Gombe because the state is an economic center of the North-east.
“Like you have seen, I have come here to do my screening and I’m done and I am happy to announce to you and what is left for me is the election. And by God’s grace if I win this election, I will ensure that I bring all my experience to bear on Gombe, I will ensure that I lift Gombe to a greater heights.
“Gombe is the commercial centre of North-east and if given the opportunity, these are some of the priorities I am going to ensure that businesses are booming so that our people can have something to do and also to generate revenue for my state so also to develop critical infrastructure, particularly roads, electricity, schools, hospitals and the rest of them are my priorities.
“It is important to tell you that I am a former Chairman of Gombe local government and I served for seven years. So I know some of the challenges particularly those in the grassroots; issue of education, health care, rural roads and host of them.
“Gombe has been developed for a certain period of time particularly during the tenure of former Governor Danjuma Goje, he was able to do so many things and what I intend to do now considering what we have today, the governor has not done much and I want to continue from where my leader, the former governor had stopped. He ensured that Gombe people are better and he became a Senator in Nigeria.”
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