Jonathan Asake, governorship candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in Kaduna state says he will provide effective and all inclusive governance if elected governor in 2023. Speaking at an interactive session with the political committee of the state council of the Nigerian Labour Congress(NLC) on Friday in Kaduna, he lamented the challenges facing the state, noting that Kaduna has become an epic centre for violent crimes.
He said if elected governor, he will tackle the security challenges facing the state and create employment opportunities for women and the teeming youths.
Asake also promised to run an all inclusive government and ensure fair infrastructural development across the state.
He said, “We are out to give effective leadership to resolve the challenges facing Kaduna state.
“Kaduna is the epicentre of insecurity which radiates to other states surrounding it like Katsina, Zamfara, Niger, Nasarawa and Plateau states which all suffer insecurity.
“The first thing to do if we assume office is to tackle insecurity and we believe it would achieve many things. “Schools, have closed down, businesses have closed down, investors have taken their capital out of Kaduna, we will address that.
“We will create job opportunities for our teeming unemployed youths and ensure nclusive economic and infrastructural development.”
In his remarks, Ayuba Suleiman, state chairman of the NLC, said the LP governorship candidate is the candidate of the NLC.
“He is the candidate of our party, the Labour Party. This is homecoming for him because it is a family affair, but his being here does not stop us from interacting with the candidate of other parties”, Suleiman said.
According to him, “NLC formed the political committee to engage and interact with the five governorship candidates in Kaduna state.
“We want to know what their programmes are, what their plans are and what they have for the people of Kaduna state and especially the workers.”