Abia Guber 2023: Bishop Sunday Onuoha Joins Race, Reels Out His Eleven Point Agenda For Abia

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Bishop Dr. Sunday Ndukwo Onuoha held a media parley in Umuahia the capital of Abia state where he officially announced his gubernatorial aspiration under the platform of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) come 2023.

The media parley was held on Friday at the secretariat of ADC in Umuahia were the party Deputy Chairman, Mazi Kanu O. Kanu and other party members were present.

Bishop Dr. Sunday Ndukwo Onuoha is the Founder and President of Vision Africa Radio.

Bishop Onuoha, a clergy of the Methodist church in his declaration speech explained his zeal, motivation and aspiration to govern Abia as to improve all sectors of human endeavors in the state, also noting that ADC is the 3rd largest political party in Nigeria.

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In his words: “Today, I wish to officially announce that I am the gubernatorial aspirant of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), a political party which is currently the 3rd largest political party in Nigeria with regards to national spread and the 4th political party in Nigeria with regard to the number of elected positions occupied by ADC in Nigeria.”

During the parley, Dr. sunday ndukwo Onuoha x-rayed the political temperature of Abia State and the challenges of governance as well as the state of insecurity bedeviling the south east zone of Nigeria as he unveiled 11 point agenda to tackle the issue of governance in the state.

“Having crisscrossed all parts of Abia State, I can humbly tell you that I know the issues, problems and challenges amongst my people. I have sat and talked to, and sometimes felt the ache of a people who want nothing more than a change from the bleak status-quo. After a solemn mediation about our dear State, I have developed and summarized an 11 -point agenda which covers all critical sectors of our life as a people, and I believe that addressing these needs will transform this city as we hoist our light high on the hilltop and shine proudly like we are truly meant to.” Bishop Onuoha said.

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Bishop Onuoha gave his 11-point agenda as; Security and Social Welfare, Digital Economy and Information Technology Transformation, Transparency and Accountability, International Relations/Development Agencies, Job Creation/Youth and Women Empowerment,
Agriculture and Rural Development, Participatory Governance, Education for sustainable development, Accessible Basic Health for All,
Trade and Commerce, Faith Community for Development.

Bishop Sunday Onuoha said that his primary essence of governance is to improve security, boost the economy and information technology which will boost the market space and economy of Aba, the economic hub of Abia state..

“With a secure Abia state, I and my team shall work in creating a digital economy and information technological transformation. For example, we are going to create a technology hub that will make Abia State the Silicon Valley of Nigeria. We shall digitize the way we trade in Ariaria and the way government functions, thus opening up our State to the huge benefits acruable in an ever-growing digital world.” Bishop Onuoha added.

While responding to questions from newsmen about the security situation of the south east zone of Nigeria, Bishop Onuoha pleaded with the federal government to apply political solution to deal with the case between Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the federal government as he also narrated previous moves with top stakeholders to presidential villa to appeal to president Muhammadu Buhari.

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In his words, ” There is need to find political solution to the Nnamdi Kanu’s situation, because it has caused a whole lot of agitation. I was part of a delegation that met with President Buhari last November to demand political solution, if FG had done what we begged for, Kanu would have been released by now”.

Ugochukwu Ubani, the publicity secretary of Abia ADC in his speech said he was glad that Bishop Onuoha didn’t promised Abians good and electricity in his speech just as other politicians in other political parties do. Ugochukwu pointed out that it is the right of Abians to have access to quality basic amenities of life. He applauded the speech of Bishop Onuoha and hoped for successful implementation when Abians decides through their votes.in 2023.

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