Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has promised to offer top priority to job creation if elected in the forthcoming election. Atiku, who made the pledge, yesterday, in Lokoja during the PDP presidential campaign flag off in Kogi State, lamented the existing higher level of unemployment and poverty in the country.
He assured that his administration would ensure the revival of the moribund Ajaokuta Steel Complex which, he explained, had the potential of generating countless jobs for individuals and as well increase the economy of the country.
Based on him, his administration would restructure Nigeria in this way that the people of Kogi State would enjoy maximum great things about the abundant resources their state was endowed with. Atiku, who decried the higher level of hunger, poverty, insecurity and hardships under the APC-led government, urged the individuals of Kogi State vote for PDP candidates from “top to bottom” in the forthcoming elections to alter the negative narrative and get “Nigeria working again&rdquo ;.A former Governor of Kogi State and Chairman of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council in the state, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris aka Ibro, in his remarks urged individuals of their state to vote massively for Atiku and all candidates to end hunger and suffering the ruling party had inflicted to them within the last three and half years.
The Director General of PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation and president of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, urged people of the state to vote for PDP candidates and resist the temptation of exchanging their votes for the ruling party’s “Tradermoni.”