- Anambra youths have a lot to gain from Charles Chukwuma Soludo if he eventually wins the coming election
- The former CBN governor has promised to empower not less than one million youths in the state upon clinching victory at the poll
- Soludo also stated that his key objective is to see that the state is economically prosperous
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Charles Chukwuma Soludo, a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), who has joined the Anambra governorship election, has unveiled his manifesto.
In his conversation with All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) members on Thursday, February 25, Soludo said if given the mandate in the election, his government will make the state liveable and prosperous for all indigenes, Punch reports.
The APGA gubernatorial aspirant said he has a 50-year plan that will bring about an unprecedented economic boom in the state.
Soludo specifically stated that his mission is to empower at least one million youths every year.
“My mission is to work with all members of the party to spread the party across Nigeria. I will turn APGA from a political party into a cooperative movement.
“Anambra Vision 2070 is a 50-year plan that will make the state liveable and prosperous for our children.
"Our target is to empower not less than a million youths every year; the poor will be given a series of opportunities to transform their lives."
He added that despite declining federal allocation receipts, the state must rally around him and consolidate the lofty economic policies of Governor Willie Obiano.
The aspirant went on to boast that APGA has taken Anambra to great heights in the last 15 years.
Earlier, Soludo had made known his intention to contest in the forthcoming Anambra gubernatorial election.
Soludo declared his interest in the race on Thursday, February 18, in Awka, the capital of the state. The apex bank's former boss said if given the mandate, he will consolidate on the economic reforms of Obiano through his international network.
Onyirioha Nnamdi is a graduate of Literature and English Language at the University of Lagos. He is a Politics/Current Affairs Editor who writes on news and political topics for Legit.ng. He brings into his reporting a wealth of experience in creative and analytical writing. Nnamdi has a major interest in local and global politics.