A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tochukwu Ukadike, has referred to as on Nigerians to hitch him in constructing a powerful, united and affluent nation.
Ukadike made this name in an announcement to declare his curiosity to run within the 2019 presidential elections on the platform of PDP on Monday in Abuja.
He mentioned Nigeria had all it required to attain her potential of greatness not solely as regional energy but additionally as a powerful financial voice within the comity of nation.
“The chronicles of our management voyage as a nation present clear that Nigeria has been unlucky when it comes to governance.
“The bug of ill-governance has doubtlessly eaten voraciously on the threads of growth which ordinarily ought to have been utilised in constructing a terrific nation.
“The resultant problem and pains of this poor governance are self-evident and may be palpably felt throughout all sectors.
“Presently, we would not have a purposeful well being system. From the Aso Rock clinic to the healthcare facilities in rural communities, the case is one and the identical; no trendy well being tools, no respectable services, no prescribed drugs, insufficient manpower and all.’’
He mentioned the lots have been left to undergo the brunt of poor healthcare and have been on the mercy of brutal nature as few elite sought skilled medicare overseas.
According to him, no nation develops at a sooner tempo than her residents are educated as Nigeria nonetheless lags behind when it comes to prioritising schooling.
Ukadike mentioned that when college students have been correctly educated, there can be much less cases of unemployment as they’d be extra productive by tapping into their innate potentials with the assistance of modern data.
“Power technology and distribution has remained in a state of poor fluctuations.
“As the important thing driver of business, the absence of an environment friendly energy provide system has led to the collapse of many corporations whereas some have chosen to open store in neighbouring international locations and import from there into Nigeria.
“This certain has resulted in capital flight and lack of hundreds of jobs. Billions of naira is spent yearly in buying and servicing heavy obligation turbines which go away behind an enormous sludge of air pollution.
“Our infrastructure is in a decrepit state, dotted with dangerous roads from north to south.
“These dangerous roads have grow to be dying traps to commuters as numerous numbers of treasured human lives have been misplaced because of these dangerous roads. Economic actions have additionally been negatively impacted upon.’’
The presidential aspirant mentioned that Nigeria required a reawakening which cuts throughout ethno spiritual traces with a view to rejuvenate the financial system.
“ These are the core features I and my workforce shall be bringing to supply in driving Nigeria out of the woods of backwardness.
“I shall be contesting for the seat of President within the 2019 elections and this can be a rallying name to name true compatriot to come up and save Nigeria,’’ he mentioned.