By; BAYO AKAMO. Ibadan
National Chairman of National Action Council (NAC) Dr. Olapade Agoro on Thursday declared his intention to contest the 2019 presidential election under the umbrella of the party.
Dr Agoro who made his ambition known during a meeting of NAC’s leaders from across the country in his Apata residence in Ibadan said as at present, it was glaring that the ruling All Progressives Party (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have failed Nigerians.
The NAC National Chairman disclosed that his decision to join the Presidential race with a 21 point agenda was aimed at finding a lasting solution to the chains of socio economic and political problems militating against the growth and development of Nigeria as a country.
Dr Agoro maintained that if voted to power, the era of treating issue corruption with kid gloves will be over, and that all moribund national institutions will be revisited, revamped and brought back to life, saying,with his party’s agenda tagged “Poverty and Crime Eliminating 21 Points Objectives”, the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari and his APC will surely be sent packing from the Nigeria political landscape.
Speaking further, the NAC leader said his running mate will come from the Southeast and that he will not be more than fifty five years of age, adding that the principle of true federalism with each state being allowed to develop at her own pace, while the ” oneness and unity of Nigeria shall never be allowed to be challenged.”
He stressed that his government if elected will rigorously pursue Rural Development Agenda (RUADA) under which each registered voter in Nigeria will be given the sum of N1million to invest in rural communities.
“Manufacturing industries shall be compulsorily and aggressively assisted to produce maximally to meet home demands and export; all federal research institutes shall henceforth be adequately funded to meet global research demands.
Power generation shall be aggressively pursued and improved upon from the ever 4000MW recurring to at least 10,000MW constantly guaranteed. Aggressive pursuit of security for lives and property of the citizens.”