Methodist Bishop Onuoha declares for Abia gubernatorial race
By Okey Sampson, Umuahia
President of Bishop Africa Radio and Bishop of the Methodist Church in Nigeria and President of Vision Africa, Sunday Ndukwo Onuoha has declared himself for the governorship of Abia State in 2023 on the platform of Congress African Democratic Party (ADC).
Making the statement at ADC State Headquarters, Bishop Onuoha lined up what he described as an 11-point manifesto aimed at repositioning Abia State and placing the state above its current situation.
Onuoha said he decided to run on CDA’s platform because their program matched his aspirations.
Bishop revealed that his entry into the race was the result of sustained pressure and calls from student unions, market women, notable players and others calling on him to lead the state.
He added that the need to introduce a new style of participatory governance motivated his decision to heed the many calls for this post.
He listed quality education, a functioning healthcare system, youth employment, digital economy, trade and investment as part of his manifesto even as he unveiled security, modern agriculture , the religious community as its plans for Abia State.
Onuoha, who said he was confident of winning the guber competition in 2023, vowed to restore Aba to its vibrant economic potential when elected governor, adding that qualified contractors would be hired to build quality roads and drainages. in the town of Enyimba while Aba’s face would be cleaned. of dirt.
He said Abia’s masses formed his biggest supporter base, saying he was the best material for the job, judging by his experience in public administration and his closeness to the grassroots.
He assured that modern agricultural and community policies would contribute to job creation as well as unnecessary rural-urban migration.
“A son of God has come to reposition the State of God.”
On the question of the continued detention of Nnamdi Kanu, Bishop Onuoha reiterated his call for a political solution.