The Governorship Aspirant for Kogi State poll in November, 2019 General Election ,Prof Michael Abdullahi has vowed to focus more on people oriented programs that can rebuild the state as commercial hubs of North-Central Nigeria, if given the mandate to deliver on his campaign promises to the good people of Kogian in the forthcoming race .
Prof Abdullahi who spoke to media in Plateau State on Tuesday lamented the devastated stage of Kogi state since the returned of democracy in 1999 .
He hailed from Etekpe Ogbabede of biraidu distric of Dikinna local Government Of kogi state who vie for governorship under the platform of APC express satisfaction with the leadership of APC at the National but promised to use his experience transform the state .
According to him ,i had the political knowledge of Kogi politics were i have committed myself in bringing my wider experienced to bare ,we first settle in Igala mela for the 45 years till date ,as an indigene of Ihaime in Igala mela Ajala.
He said Kogi State people’s expected someone who have something to offer when he is elected the next governor ,saying that although political parties intending to field in candidates in the November governorship election in Kogi State and are going for party primaries elections.
He promised to clear to badlock of workers salaries and to ensure that peace and tranquillity return through his policy to fight poverty and youth empowerment in kogi state .
“My administration shall partner with the private sectors toward promoting the tourism in attracting Local and international tourist in ensuring that the goal of next level is achievable”, he said .
Abdullahi reiterated his determination to provide free education , Health , industrialization provision of social amenities eg electricity ,pipe born water and settlement of old Age Allowances to sportsmen and women in the state.
He explained further that the state is lacking in the area of recreational facilities considering the oil boom and the agrarian communities we have ,adding ,he would concentrate on reforms that can develop infrastructures across the rural and urban areas.
Prof Michael Abdullahi noted that if given the mandate he is going to use river Benue and river Niger confluence points and the ideas of amalgamation of 1914 in Lokoja by Lord Lugard to attract investors to come in and developed our historical site .
He lamented the devastated stage of the kogi Airport authority which was established for decades but the revamping of the industrial sectors can push more human development to the state.
Michael stressed the need to reformation the civil service commission to bring back the sack civil servants which is one of the policy of this present leadership so we all urge you to support us to develop infrastructures in the state.
The University don ,emphasized that the people of Kogi state are going to have someone who understood the political terrain very well ,and is willing to serve the state .
“I have been engage in national politics of the nation and have the experience to stand in as the next kogi state Governor and to create additional ministries and establishment of two more specialised state university at kabba and okene for equitable distribution of educational economy over the subregion “, he added.
The APC governorship was a man of integrity and committed Nigerian whose pedigree to who have contributed to humanity .