..Bridge Widened Gap Between Rich And Poor
By Abubakar S. H
THE governorship candidate of the Labour Party, LP, Kogi State, Col. Dr. Vincent E. Abu Rtd. has promised that he would take innovative steps to address challenges faced by the people , if elected governor in the November, 2023 election
In an interview with Nigerian Trend, Col. Vincent E. Abu rtd at the weekend in Lokoja, pledged that if elected governor, he would grant full autonomy to Local Government administration in order to accelerate development in the rural areas.
His words: “It is a well-known fact that while our economy has grown significantly, over the past decades, the benefits of this growth have not been shared equally. Far too many are being left behind, and the gap between the rich and the poor is growing wider.
“To bring about shared prosperity, we will take bold and innovative steps to address the challenges that our people are facing. We need to invest in education, infrastructure and job creation, so that everyone has the opportunity to succeed.
” We need to ensure that everyone has access to quality healthcare, and that we provide support to those who are struggling to make ends meet”.
“Even the rich are being decimated by poor governance in kogi. This is unacceptable, and it is our responsibility to do something about it”
The LP governorship candidate who reminded members of the party, saying it would not be easy, however, said he was confident that with their hardwork and dedication, the party would succeed.
He charged members of Labour Party not to be intimidated by anybody as the party would do everything to protect its votes.
“I thank all party loyalists for their commitment and resilience. And I assure you all that we will do all within our power to install a Labour Party administration in kogi state”, he added.