My Plan for Bayelsa, Says Guber Aspirant


Chuks Okocha in Abuja

Ahead of the Bayelsa State governorship election slated for November 16, former Attorney General of the state and Commissioner for Justice, Anthony George-Ikoli, has pledged his readiness to leverage on the state comparative advantage in deep sea resources to revamp its economy if given the opportunity.

George-Ikoli, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), who is seeking the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), stated this yesterday in Abuja in a chat with journalists shortly after obtaining his Expression of Interest and nomination forms at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja.

Highlighting the role of education as driver of any nation’s economy, the Obafemi Awolowo University-trained legal luminary promised to prioritise science and technology even as he stressed the importance of recruiting well-trained teachers for the transmission of knowledge across different schools of learning in the state.

According to him, “My administration will…

Source: Thisday Newspaper