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I will reposition Abia for economic prosperity, says PDP governorship hopeful

I will reposition Abia for economic prosperity, says PDP governorship hopeful
May 19
16:54 2022

Lucky Igbokwe, the Nigerian music executive, is vying to become the governor of Abia state.

Igbokwe, who is the chairman of 2Flame Entertainment, spoke about his ambition in an interview with Nseobong Okon-Ekong.

The politician said he plans to boost the creative industry and reposition the state for economic prosperity if voted in as the next governor.

“I will reposition Abia for economic prosperity by creating an enabling environment for industry to thrive, with a better approach to internally generated revenue that would reduce dependence on federation allocations,” he said.

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“Paying all the outstanding gratuity and pension of the retired is of utmost priority. Education will be one of the major objectives of my aspiration, the sector will be reformed to include not only the building of schools.

“We’ll revisit the farm settlements, improve and empower the youth in particular and our people in general, through agriculture, the creative industries will receive a massive boost under our watch.

“Tourism will be made more attractive and visitors will come to experience our beautiful cultural heritage and sites.

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“We’ll escalate the commercial viability of our markets to unprecedented new levels with improved infrastructure and security.

“Abia will become the ICT hub in West Africa during our tenure. We shall enhance the road networks and improve transportation.”

Igbokwe plans to run for Abia governorship under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

The music executive is the CEO of Lucion Towers Construction Company and the founder of Green Peace Nigeria.

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