ENUGU PDP GUBER CANDIDATE, PETER MBAH’S, UNVEILS MANIFESTO
The Enugu State PDP Gubernatorial Flag bearer, Barr Peter Mbah, Thursday unveiled his Manifesto at the Law Faculty Auditorium of Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu.
The Vice Chancellor of Godfrey Okoye University, Rev. Fr. Prof. Christian Anieke while welcoming the Gubernatorial Candidate, described the event as historic, saying he had asked himself countless times, why choose a university for unveiling of a manifesto?
He explained that the reason was that Peter Mbah has been a member of the Governing Council of the institution for three years.
Also, because Peter Mbah built the beautiful Law Faculty Auditorium which was now being used to unveil his manifesto.
Similarly, Peter Mbah holds an Honorary Degree of Godfrey Okoye University which makes him the student of the university.
The Vice Chancellor equally said that Peter Mbah had supported the University on various occasions and in many projects and is also a close friend.
Unveiling the manifesto, the PDP Gubernatorial Candidate, Peter Mbah, said his mission is for a prosperous Enugu State, pointing that he would deliver quality, and people-focused governance by making the preferred destination for investment, business and tourism.
He pledged to make Enugu State one of the best in the country in terms of Gross Domestic Product, and to achieve a zero percent rate in poverty headcount index.
He stated that his mission and vision would entail moving the Gross Domestic Product from its current $4.4 billion to at least $30 billion in the next eight years.
The strategic objective of the manifesto, he explained, would be anchored on peace and security, inclusive economic development and sustainable prosperity for all citizens of Enugu by 2031 which are integrated and mutually re-enforcing.
According to him, the governing philosophy of PDP is knitted in creating an environment for peaceful and secure, highly developed, and prosperous Enugu State by 2031.
“We will provide the necessary and sufficient conditions required to grow the economy of Enugu State by making it a leading destination for investments (domestic and foreign), business innovation for Small and Medium and Large Scale Enterprises; Tourism and Leisure, as well as a preferred home for all citizens which shall be achieved by applying a governance philosophy based on the principles of transparency, traceability, and accountability”, he said.
The PDP Gubernatorial Candidate further said that his governance will build confidence and foster a sense of belonging and unity among Ndi Enugu through proactive and transparent engagement with all stakeholders, seamless and periodic sharing of information on policies, programmes, projects implemented and their impacts on the quality of lives of citizens.
He said that his government embrace modern technologies to entrench e-digital state accounts annually, and implement quarterly delivery, accountability, reporting, at all tiers of government from the local government, the civil service, commissions and state cabinet.