By Abdulwaheed Olayinka Adubi, Kaduna
Gubernatorial candidate of the People’s Redemption party (PRP), Hon. Hayatudeen Lawal Makarfi, has unveiled his socio-economic development plan for the residents of Kaduna state.
Makarfi however, said, hence the need for Kaduna state to move from being a consumption state to a productive state.
The Guber candidate asserted this during a media parley on Wednesday at the Secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists Kaduna State council.
While speaking, he promised to revamp tourism, small scale industries and information communication technology, for sustainable economic development.
According to him, Dubai is one of the greatest economies of the world, adding that it was occasioned by its robust tourism sector, which he said that Kaduna must cue into to attract foreign investment and in turn upscale revenue generation.
He stressed that the famous Kaduna panteka market is an economic hub that needs to be harnessed for greater economic sustainability, especially in the areas of transportation, investment and skills acquisitions.
“If I emerged, my government will work closely with Religious institutions to forestall the broken peace in Kaduna and also champion the process of uniting residents irrespective of their religious or cultural differences,” the PRP guber candidate disclosed.
He therefore called on the youth to embrace his movement as they represent the younger majority who are innovative, creative and have the best interest of the country at heart.
The highlight of the event is the unveiling of his three-point agenda which is social Justice, economic and Human Capital Development.