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I’ll use creative industry to develop Ebonyi, says PDP guber candidate

“A new dawn has come to Ebonyi, and the people will not remain the same again when I emerge as governor,” Mr Odii said.

• August 6, 2022
Ifeanyi-Chukwuma Odii
Ifeanyi-Chukwuma Odii [Photo Credit: Catch UP Media & Publicity]

Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship candidate in Ebonyi, Ifeanyi Chukwuma Odii, says he will utilise the creative industry to create wealth and develop the state’s economy.

Mr Odii said this on Saturday in Abakaliki during the launch of this year’s August Meeting, organised by Ebonyi Women’s League (EBWOL) to enlighten women on political participation.

He explained that he would pursue four major programmes of action, including human capital development and wealth creation, when elected. 

“When we come on board in 2023, we shall go beyond 35 Affirmative Action for women. We will increase the empowerment for our women. When you empower a woman, you have built a nation,” Mr Odii stated. “A new dawn has come to Ebonyi, and the people will not remain the same again when I emerge as governor.”

He further promised to promote girl-child education in the state.

“Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is now known all over the world because she had education,” he said.

The governorship hopeful also assured his supporters that PDP would have a landslide victory at the polls.

(NAN)

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