A gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming November 16, governorship election in Kogi State, Admiral Usman Jibrin (rtd), has promised rapid economic development of the state.
Jibrin disclosed this while addressing various political groups, associations, unions and individuals from the nine local government areas in Kogi East senatorial district who visited him in his country home at Anyigba, yesterday.
He said that if given the mandate to govern the state, he would attract the federal government, private sector and international investments to facilitate rapid development of the state.
Jibrin added that if given the ticket he would initiate moves for massive infrastructural development to boost employment and income of the people.
“To achieve this urgently, I will initiate partnership with federal government, other state governments, the private sector, philanthropists and international communities to foster rapid development in the state.
“My primary policy thrust therefore is to favour massive infrastructural development, peace and positive co-existence among one another; improve the health sector, agriculture, education and security would be guaranteed throughout the state. “To be candid, focus on the state economy, political, and socio-cultural development would be paramount in my administration, if I achieve my ambition “, he said.
Admiral Jibrin promised to run an all-inclusive government that would aggregate and incorporate the interests and aspirations of the grassroots to make them feel the impact of governance.