By Abubakar Yunusa
A presidential aspirant on the platform of Action Alliance (AA), Samson Odupitan, yesterday assured Nigerians that he can fix the country from total collapse if elected president in 2023.
Chief Odupitan said this after submitting his nomination and expression of interest forms to the AA headquarters in Abuja.
He also bought the House of Assembly for all female aspirants across the 36 states, including the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
He also pledged to reduce the cost of governance and electioneering campaigns to make sure ordinary people can represent the interest of their people.
“I have the key to fixing this nation, I have the key to fixing this country in terms of insecurity, financial making, how to manage the resources available,” he said.
Speaking on what would make his government different from others, he explained that community and grassroots programmes, saying he wants to make the community take the decision, while they would work with them accordingly.
He also explained that the national budget is designed to favor the rich against the masses, even as he however vowed that each community in Nigeria would benefit from his government.
“In my administration, the budget would be done in such a way that it would benefit the masses because I will make them my topmost priority.
“It is not what I wish to do for the community, but it is what the community wants us to do for them. My input would be there, but the community’s input should be our topmost priority,” he said.
He also promised that his Administration would rejuvenate the Ministry of Science and Technology in such a way that Nigeria would not import toothpicks, and spanners, saying that if the Ministry was in the right place, it would create job opportunities for the youths.
One of the beneficiaries, Rose James Jacob, who is vying for the House Assembly seat in River State, appreciated the AA Presidential aspirant, saying that she can deliver her Constituency in the 2023 general election.