Ex-Minister Labaran Maku Declares For Nasarawa Guber Race By Rabiu Omaku,Lafia
- Unveiled Blueprint
At last the long awaited formal declaration of the former minister of Information, Labaran Maku to vie for Nasarawa state governorship commenced yesterday amidst unprecedented crowd cut across the length and breadth of the state.
Maku during his declaration assured the people of the state the unflinching victory of the party come 2015,”We must take over the Shendam road Government House in 2015.
The ex-minister unveiled his blueprint to include …The innovation and restoration of primary education that’s been the cradle of education, saying if elected as governor he would give premise to the training and retraining of teachers ….Would restore peace.
Other Agendas are
….Would give impetus to rural and urbanization of the state
….Accord special focus on Agriculture been the mainstay of Nasarawa economy
….To eradicate poverty from the state
Stating that all these will better the lives of the people, Maku proclaimed that the state is in dire need of development, Labaran Maku guarantee to tackle the unabated violence that blanketed the state since the inception of the All Progressives Congress in the state.
He acknowledged that if elected as the governor of the home of solid mineral he will address the gory situation within the shortest time in office, Maku accused the APC for importing mercenaries into the state.
“Everybody knows Nasarawa state as a peaceful state during the reign of the People’s Democratic Party before the advent of this party APC that stole our mandate, And I’m assuring you we will reclaim our stolen mandate and restore peace”. Said Maku.
He accused the APC under the Al-Makura regime as a government that accord contract to family and friends only while the teeming masses wallow in abject poverty as insecurity looms.
“Only few that were privileged to be awarded contracts at the end they ended up with paltry fund as the same government will purchase the contract back”That was the enchantment people are passing through in Nasarawa state.
He lampooned the state governor for playing politics with people’s lives, According to him” Walid Jibrin, The Sarkin Fulanin Nasarawa and myself visited the governor to chip in our own part of advice to nip the insecurity in the state to nip in the bud but the governor is not pushed-full.
“As the ambassador of peace I will make sure all the demons of violence are chained forever, PDP administration without any doubt will end the violence “
Labaran Maku applauded the workaholic effort of the federal government under the leadership of president Goodluck Jonathan for a federal presence in the state.
“In the last three years the president has rehabilitated Lafia-Doma highway,Awe-Obi highway, Other projects include the establishment of Federal University Keffi,The construction of Permanent site of the CBN.
Another commitment of the PDP led-federal Goverment include the ongoing construction of Owe to-Abagana-Loko bridge across river Benue,He also said the dualization of Keffi-Akwanga-Lafia highways would commence shortly, said Maku
The governorship contender also thank the people of Nasarawa state and the PDP for giving him the opportunity to serve the state as commissioner of Information, Deputy governor, minister and supervising minister of Defence
“I have all the skills to lead this state to the next level by bringing to fore all my wealth of experience,I believe in liberal democracy.