- Oby Ezekwesili has disclosed what she hopes to achieve if elected as president in 2019
- The presidential candidate said she comes with character, competence and capacity to serve; and that her government will make education the new oil, if elected into office
- According to Ezekwesili, everything about critical investment in infrastructure and human capital to make Nigeria the centre of development, will also be her goal
The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Oby Ezekwesili, has spoken on what she hopes to achieve if elected as president in the 2019 presidential election.
Ezekwesili made the disclosure while canvassing for votes in Onitsha on Thursday, December 27, NAN reports.
Legit.ng gathers that the former minister, whose presence on the streets of Onitsha delighted residents and commuters, said “I come with character, competence and capacity to serve’’.
According to her, the ACPN will lead a government that will make education the new oil and make human capital the new economy for the country.
She said the goal of her administration, if elected, “is to make Nigeria a prosperous country where over 80 million Nigerians would be lifted out of poverty.
“A vote for Oby Ezekwesili is a vote for good governance. I am the candidate to beat in the 2019 elections.
“We shall build a prosperous society on the back of the private sector and make the private sector the engine of growth in reality," she added.
The presidential candidate said everything about policies and institution building as well as critical investment in infrastructure and human capital to make Nigeria the centre of development, would also be her goal, if elected.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Oby Ezekwesili identified and proffered solutions to what she called the seven ‘monstrous challenges’ facing Nigeria. Ezekwesili said this as part of her policy speech which she delivered in Lagos.
The former minister also reiterated her call on Nigerians to reject the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019.
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