With Poverty, Education, Health in Focus, Presidential Hopefuls Mull Solutions at Arise Town Hall


•Atiku: I’ll remove bottlenecks, wastages in govt  

•Obi: I’m ready to channel subsidy funds to the key sectors 

•Kwankwaso: Ensuring financial autonomy for LGAs critical

Deji Elumoye, Chuks Okocha, Adedayo Akinwale, Udora Orizu, Emameh Gabriel and Juliet Akoje in Abuja

It was a battle of ideas, yesterday, at the third in a series town hall meeting, organised by the Arise News Channel and its partners, where three of the leading presidential candidates – the Peoples Democratic Party’s Atiku Abubakar,  Labour Party’s Peter Obi and the New Nigeria Peoples Party’s Rabiu Kwankwaso – took on four critical issues of poverty, education, health and human capital development as central to the growth and development of the country, preparatory to the 2023 general election.

Transmitted simultaneously from panelists, both in the Lagos and the Abuja studios of Arise Television, the programme jointly anchored by seasoned broadcasters, Charles Aniagolu and…

Source: Thisday Newspaper