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APC governorship candidate in Edo State promises to create 200,000 jobs in 4 years




Mr Godwin Obaseki, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship

candidate in the Sept. 10 Governorship in Edo, has promised to create

more than 200,000 jobs, if elected as governor.

Obaseki made this pledge at the launching his campaign at the Samuel

Ogbemudia Stadium on Saturday in Benin.

He said the focus of his administration, if elected, would be job

creation, entrepreneurship and industrialisation.

Obaseki explained that most of the jobs would be created through

agriculture and skills acquisition, adding that agriculture would be

moved from subsistence to commercial agriculture.

He further pledged that his administration would make Edo the

agriculture hub of the country.

He said that if elected governor, his administration would make power

available and entrepreneurship a way of life as well as recognise the

role of technical and vocational training.

The APC candidate said his administration would give prominence to

women empowerment and ensure that some investments training were

specifically tailored for women.

He assured Edo people that his team would consolidate on the solid

foundation already laid by the out-going administration of Gov. Adams


Earlier, Oshiomhole, while introducing the candidate to the crowd said

that the APC in the state was gathered to present the party's agenda

to consolidate on what had been started.

He stressed the need for his administration to hand over to a

competent, resourceful and intelligent successor, hence the choice of


He noted that while the state was still basking in the euphoria of the

achievements recorded by the administration, there was the need for

all to rededicate themselves to the aspiration of the candidate.

The governor stressed that the candidate was not an apprentice but a

committed person concerned about the development of the state.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the National Chairman of

the APC, Chief John Oyegun, received defectors from other parties.

Oyegun also presented the governorship candidate with the party's flag

as its flag bearer.

Author: Orimisan Temidayo

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