2023; Otti, joins Abia guber race; says I'm in for all Abians

Ogbonnaya Ikokwu, Umuahia

A renowned banker and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress  Chief Alex Otti, has declared his intentions to contest 2023 governorship election in the State.

Otti, who made his intentions known on Sunday in the Umuahia the state capital said his declaration which coincided with the christain celebration of Easter will mark the end the crucification of Abia State.

He alleged that the economic woes of the state stems from the choice of bad leaders fosited on the people of the state by the political class.

He revealed that his quest to change the political trajectory of the state informed his decision to leave his flourishing banking career as a Managing Director to join politics 2013.

Otti, added his efforts to take over the leadership of the state had experience strong opposition by political kingmakers who foiled his election in 2015 and 2019 by invading the Independent National Electoral Commission head office in Umuahia and the burning of two of her Local Government offices to destroy evidences that he won the election.

He said he is not deterred by the challenges of his past efforts to transform the state because Abia is still lagging behind among many states in country in terms development. 

He said,"We have resolved to bring change to Abia State by pursuing a clear economic polices that will bring prosperity to Abians.

"We plan to reduce the unemployment rate of the state which is currently 53% above the 31% national average by restoring moribund industries in the state and building new ones.

"We intend to respect the principle of separation of power among the three tires of government to allow check and balances and good governance. 

"We will provide quality education with emphasis on youth empowerment for a productive economy. 

"We will pursue infrastructural development and take Abia from one of dirtiest states in the country to one of the cleaninest in the Nigeria".

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