Former Information Minister Frank Nweke Joins Enugu 2023 Gubernatorial Race
Former Information Minister Frank Nweke Jnr on Saturday declared his intention to run for Governor of Enugu State under the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in 2023.
Nweke, who dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for APGA about two weeks ago, picked the party’s nomination for governorship and expression of interest forms at his national secretariat in Abuja on 5 april.
The former minister, who addressed party supporters in Enugu on Saturday, promised to serve with diligence, transparency and accountability.
He said, “I have seen with my own eyes the primitive and distressing living conditions of our people and their deep desire to meet the most basic needs of human existence.
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“This state of affairs remains true even today, and the time has come to change it.
“We face urban fragility in our towns and cities as systems are overwhelmed by demand for jobs, social goods and services such as housing, transport, an intractable water crisis, poor supply in electricity and low broadband internet access.
“A concomitant increase in crimes such as kidnapping, armed robbery, murder, rape and domestic violence, drug addiction, cults and gang-related violence are direct consequences of high levels of unemployment, desperation and the general breakdown of public order”.
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