2023: Amosun declares for President, vows to pursue national security, economic development – New Telegraph
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Lawrence Olaoy, Abuja
The former governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, formally announced his interest in the All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential ticket, vowing to focus on national security and economic development.
Speaking in front of a packed crowd of his fans, including Ekiti State Governor, Kayod Fayemi, himself a competitor, current and former members of the National Assembly and other party stakeholders at the Yar’Adua Center, Abuja, Amosun said that if he After becoming president, he will build on the legacy of President Muhammadu Buhari.
He said other areas of focus would include healthcare, education, agriculture and food security; infrastructure, rural and urban development; Technology, innovation and the digital economy, and nation building.
He said: “The integration of the eight areas of this carefully planned agenda for national reawakening, guided by unprecedented investments in human security, will, within four years, free up unique human resources that will make Nigerians proud of their homeland.
“It reiterates that Nigeria has the necessary manpower both at home and abroad to fulfill this agenda.
“Under my leadership, we will mobilize Nigeria’s vast human and natural resources to rebuild our education sector, healthcare, infrastructure – including electricity, roads and water supply – and to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Expand your technical capability.
“We will strengthen the foundations of our federal system in ways that not only preserve and strengthen the Union, but also provide avenues for fulfilling all of the nation’s egalitarian capabilities.
and without disassembling or injuring any of its constituent parts in the future.
“We will extend a hand of fellowships to the international community, starting with ECOWAS and the African Union, and strengthen our existing international alliances while forging new strategic partnerships that will provide the necessary scientific and technical support to rebuild and expand our infrastructure and transformation. Our economy will do.”
In his remarks, the Ekiti state governor said that contesting for the party ticket should not be a tussle, but should be applauded by all those who have thrown their hats in the ring, “even serving for wanting to introduce myself to” should be appreciated.