The Young Progressives Party Senatorial candidate for Abia central Chief Chuku Wachuku has promised to create an Abia central economic zone where one industry will be situated in each Local government Area of the state when he becomes a senator in 2023.
Chief Wachuku who made the known on Monday while interacting with a delegation of Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria OMPAN Abia,led by the chairman Chief Paddy Anyatonwu who were in his home town to deliver a letter of invitation,said as a senator he will encourage a community based organizations which will attract funds for the development of the communities.
He challenged Nigerians to elect leaders that can provide good and sustainable jobs for the youths and not those who will give high purchase okada and Keke to the youths as means of economic empowerment.
The former Director General National Directorate of Employment urged the electorates to vote for those who are capable of creating wealth as well as leaders who can transfer power to the next generation.
Continuing,he called on the youths to join him to change the Nigeria system where someone will be in power for 16 years without changing the lives of his constituents or impacting lives positively.
He further promised to focus more on economic empowerment that would be sustainable not giving out gifts while urging youths to stop hailing their oppressors some who have been in power for 16 years without fixing roads that lead to their constituencies.
He stressed on the need to separate politics of the presidency from politics that impact the lives of the Constituents and their local needs, and accused some candidates of hiding their incompetency under a presidential candidate.