ENUGU: Road To Lion Building, Enugu APGA Guber Candidate Vows To Fight Insecurity
Mr. Frank Nweke Jr, the All Progressives Grand Alliance’s (APGA) Gubernatorial Candidate in Enugu, has promised to attract bank to Awgu, within two months of his adminsitration if voted into power.
Nweke made the pledge during a tour of Oye Awgu.
The APGA governorship-hopeful also assured the people of Awgu that his government will address the problem of insecurity in the area and across the state with the promise that farmers will safely access their farms.
According to him, ensuring security of lives and property will be his priority if elected, as it is only in a secure atmosphere that the economy of the state could thrive.
He was responding to Chinenye, a trader, who revealed that attacks on farms at the neighbouring Ufoma had started extending to Awgu.
In a three-hour tour of the Oye Awgu Market led by the House of Assembly candidate for Awgu South Constituency, Hon. Mary Olachi Nwafor, Nweke and his team responded to questions and concerns raised by the people, while sharing the core message of the All Progressives Grand Alliance that no one would be left behind in the development of Enugu State under his administration.
In addition to ensuring that the herdsmen-farmers crisis gets decisively resolved, Nweke stated that his administration would work with smallholder farmers by providing extension services and ensuring a ready market for their produce.
He promised to also address the lack of basic infrastructure such as roads, water supply, maternity hospitals and schools.
Most repeated of their requests were the need for a Bank and an EEDC payment outlet in the area to ease their business operations.
Nweke assured them of the attraction of a Bank to the area within two months in office as Governor and of his commitment to ensure that all services needed for the ease of running their businesses were made available.
Also present on the tour were the Deputy Governorship candidate, Dr Edith Ugwuanyi, the Senatorial Candidate for Enugu West, Ndubuisi EnechiOnyia, the APGA women leader, Hon. Ngozi Ugwu.