“THE ECONOMIC VISION I AM PROPOSING WILL TRANSFORM ABIA INTO GREATNESS, WHERE OUR PEOPLE WILL ENJOY ALL THE BASIC NEEDS, I WILL SECURE THE ENVIRONMENT BY STRENGTHENING OUR INDIGENOUS VIGILANTE AND MAKE FOOD AND HOUSING ABUNDANT, AND THE QUALITY OF EDUCATION AND HEALTHCARE WILL BE GREATLY IMPROVED AND MADE AFFORDABLE FOR ALL”
Credit: Prof. Uche Ikonne
These were the words of Prof Eleazar Uche Ikonne, the PDP Governorship candidate in the 2023 election.
Flipping through the pages of the book hosting the blueprint of Prof. Eleazar Uche Ikonne’s vision for Abia state, one’s heart will be gladdened and hopes reassured of a brighter and prosperous tomorrow with the visions and proposals of the erudite Professor of Optometry, a renowned administrator and academic of great repute on how to improve and re-engineer the economic potentials of our great state.
His economic reforms, if put to work will transform Abia into a great economy, Abia will be the pride of not just the southeast but the whole nation, Abia will champion regional economic rejuvenation and will become a role model for the entire nation, we will be greatly respected and admired in the comity of states.
We will experience a prosperous, vibrant, and thriving economy, and our production capacity will be greatly improved turning Abia into a prosperous state with a fast-growing industrial base, capable of producing the most basic needs of the people and exporting not just to other states but to some West African nations through a deliberate and realistic economic reform policy that is geared towards assisting industry players with soft loans, creating enabling environment and eliminating double taxation using technology.
Abia will experience a robust economy, where prosperity will be broadly shared by all irrespective of class, clan, or zone, and job creation and employment will be made tops in the order of priority.
There will be a significant and huge investment in infrastructure, SMEs, manufacturing, and agriculture, every LGA,s competitive advantage will be exploited and it’s potential optimized to enhance industrial growth and job creation.
Prof. Ikonne is ready, he is the most experienced, he is known for matching words with action, and under his watch, Abia and Abians will prosper.
Uche Ndi Abia Mee, Ala Juo Oyi