A gubernatorial aspirant of Sokoto State for the 2015 general election, Professor Mohammed Lawal Bashar contesting under the platform of All Progressive Congress (APC) has promised to make a Sokoto State Investment friendly to investors if elected governor in the state.
Speaking in an interview with journalists in Abuja after submitting his expression of interest form at APC Headquarters, Abuja, gave assurance that he will develop mineral resources in the state in order to move Sokoto State forward economically.
Professor Bashar also promised to give more priority to Women and Youth Empowerment programmes through the establishment of skills acquisition centers across the state in order to reduce unemployment. He added that he will links the state with financial resources to make a meaning projects in the state.
The Professor who is an experience civil servant that has served in various positions in government, also expressed concern over the decay of education which he promised to promote the standard of education in the state.
Professor Bashar said that there is confidence in Sokoto State people to vote the right candidate that will govern the state very well come 2015 general election, who can deliver to the campaign promises and brings the dividend of democracy to the grass root people.
He also gave hope and confidence that the All Progressive Congress (APC) is the party to beat with a good manifesto of the party, added that is only APC can fight corruption and eradicate poverty in Nigeria.
Professor Bashar challenges the ruling party PDP on girl child education in the country and express the need for government to wake-up and do more to improve that area for the nation to move forward.
Also, he said if elected governor in the state he promised to enhance the efforts of individual donors to contribute to the development of education in Nigeria. He added that the Almajiri Schools introduced by present administration has to be work very well in the nation for nation to move forward.