Onoja Okwuta Jos
Edward Pwajok, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and former federal lawmaker and Commissioner for Justice in Plateau state has been named as the running mate to Labor Party governorship Candidate in Plateau state Dr Patrick Dakum.
Speaking at the unveiling of Edward Pwajok ( SAN)as Plateau LP Guber running mate ceremony in Jos . Governorship Candidate of the Party Dr Patrick Dakum Promised to revive Plateau state Economy to meet global Standard if he wins the 2023 governorship race in the state.
Dakum, a former Commissioner of Health in Plateau also promised to run an all-inclusive government if elected as Governor of his state.
”If elected in 2023 we will do things differently. We will lead with the fear of God, we will be accountable to the people and they will be happy with us'”
According to him, “We will lead a peoples -oriented government where nobody will be left behind in the scheme of things; our plans are basically centred around the people.
”With the current ranking, Plateau is very far behind in terms of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), so we will revamp our economy to global standard.'”
Dakum added that”LP Government will tackle insecurity using modern approach and improve agriculture particularly farming,” he said.
Dakum also promised to prioritise the needs of the workers of the state through timely and regular payment of salaries and allowances, adding that he would ensure social justice for all.
The Plateau LP governorship candidate, added that he would improve the Human Development Index of his State and also hinted that he would do everything humanly possible to create conducive atmosphere for young people to thrive through skills development.
Earlier, Mrs Grace Zamfara, the chairperson of the party in the state, said that the party had become one of fastest growing political party in Africa, hence the need for the retreat to chart a way forward.
Represented by her Deputy, Pastor Mike Audu, Zamfara maintained that the party remains the only alternative that would salvage Nigeria from its current woes.
”With the growing hunger, insecurity, collapsing economy, falling standard of education and host of other challenges, Labour Party remains the only party that will salvage the situation.
”A new Nigeria is possible with Labour Party and it our hope that our labour will never be in vain,” she said.
Zamfara called on Nigerians to massively vote the party at all levels, insisting that it had the solution to the current challenges facing the nation.
The Party used the event to also organise leadership Retreat with a theme ”Plateau at a Crossroad; Labour Party the Only Option.