I will bring jobs back to Rivers - Tonye Cole

Tonye Cole

APC Governorship candidate in Rivers, Tonye Cole

By Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress APC, in Rivers, Tonye Cole, has promised that he will bring back jobs to the teeming youth population of the state if elected at the March 11 election.

He spoke on Wednesday while addressing his supporters at the Ahoada West Local Government Area campaign rally of the party.

According to the co-founder of Sahara Energy Limited, there are so many young people without jobs in the state.
He said this is one of the major reasons for poverty and insecurity in the state.

He promised to change this trend by bringing jobs to the people.

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“We will create viable industries that will thrive; We will ensure that young people with ideas have an opportunity to grow.”

The APC candidate addressed the issue of housing in the state, highlighting that Rivers State is the only state in Nigeria without a housing project, even with the numerous housing interventions provided across the country.
He promised to give adequate attention to the housing deficit in the state, and ensure agriculture is given its necessary quota.

Cole also emphasized on the importance of speaking to the people. “I’m not like those who only talk to their party members and are waiting to be Governor to talk to the rest of you. I will talk to Rivers people now, I will talk to you when I am Governor and I will still talk to you all when I leave office.”
The APC candidate urged Rivers’ people across party lines to vote for him, stating that his government will be a government for all.

Cole who has been tagged as an ” outsider politician”, by his political opponents has been on an aggressive Campaigns across the State.

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