The gubernatorial candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State, Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Jormem Alia, has declared that his main mission in partisan politics was primarily motivated by the compelling and urgent need to liberate the State from incompetent leadership, unconscionable looting of public funds, poverty and economic backwardness.
In a statement made available to LEADERSHIP on Monday, by his media adviser, Ado Mohammed, the APC gubernatorial candidate lamented that despite State’s natural endowment as the food basket of the nation, it has remained largely “economically handicapped, humanly underdeveloped and socially sterile with the majority of the population ravaged by poverty.”
He noted that most of the successive ruling elites in the state have maintained blatant
disregard to the plight of the governed and failed to harness the enormous natural and human resources of the State for the benefit of the citizenry.
He said, “We have put together a bold and…
Source: Leadership Newspaper