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Ex-speaker unveils Ekiti recovery blueprint

VICTOR OGUNJE, Ado Ekiti

FORMER speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly and All ProgressivesCongress (APC) governorship aspirants, Hon Femi Bamisile, has unveiled hismaster plan for the development of the state, Ekiti Economic Recovery ifvoted to power in 2018. Bamisile who hosted various youth and student groups in his campaignheadquarters on Wednesday in readiness for the 2018 governorship race saidthe youths occupy a special place in his development agenda. The governorship hopeful said the purpose of the meeting with the youthgroups was based on the need to seek for active involvement of their groupsin the actualization of his ambition and also integrating their ideas inhis Ekiti Recovery Blueprint. Bamisile spoke extensively on his passion to ensure that the youth of theState are not only developed but also economically empowered when heassumes the esteemed office of the Governor of the State. He also discredited the decimating strategy of the incumbent Governor, Mr.Ayo Fayose, who has reduced the youth of the State to political hallelujahboys and thugs with no hope of a better Future. The ex-Speaker pledged to provide enabling environments for the youth byimplementing his one-point agenda, Human Capital Development, in consonancewith the Manifestoes of the APC and sustainable policies of the previousgovernments. Sunday Asefon, the South West Coordinator of NANS, speaking on behalf ofthe students said the person of Bamisile is needed now to restore theintegrity and honour that the State has missed. “It is unfortunate that the Governor has portrayed the State as apoverty-betrothed one, with no plans for the youth in any of his cabinet orgovernment, unlike the previous one. Even the ministry of Youth Developmentand Sports have been proscribed because it has little or no importancebefore the Governor. We need somebody urgently like Rt. Hon. Bamisile, to restore the integrityand confidence of the Ekiti people in her governments, and to also developthe education sector. National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) Secretary, Eyitayo Fabunmi, saidno politician had sought the need to meet with the youth groups becausethey were always regarded as the irrelevant, and pledged support to theBamisile project to ensure it becomes a success. Sunday Asefon, the South West Coordinator of NANS, speaking on behalf ofthe students said the person of Bamisile is needed now to restore theintegrity and honour that the State has missed. It is unfortunate that the Governor has portrayed the State as apoverty-betrothed one, with no plans for the youth in any of his cabinet orgovernment, unlike the previous one. Even the ministry of Youth Development and Sports have been proscribedbecause it has little or no importance before the Governor, Asefon said.

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