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Plateau State gubernatorial candidate of the Action Democratic Party, ADP, Retired Brigadier General Jon Temlong

ADP Plateau State Governorship Candidate Promises Youth Empowerment, Economic Development

7 February 2019 National News News


The Action Democratic Party (ADP) gubernatorial candidate for Plateau State, ,Retired Brigadier General Jon Temlong, has pledged to tackle drug abuse in the state, if elected into office in the coming general election.

The ADP gubernatorial candidate stated this in an interview with radio Nigeria in Abuja.

The Retired Brigadier General who explained that drug abuse was one of the challenges in the state which needs deliberate attention through youths empowerment and consistent sensitisation., maintained that the people were disenchanted due to the past political occurrences in the state.

According to him the effectiveness of government is determined by the extent to which citizens radiate happiness and contentment.

“As a General who has led men in battle, Plateau situation has been worrisome to him. “This is why his priority is to put Plateau first is anchored on a three-point agenda of security, sustainable peace, good governance and development.”

“I will not back down from ensuring that I work to give Plateau people a secured enabling environment to thrive.”

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The gubernatorial candidate who also pledged to run an all inclusive government if voted into office stressed that he would be a governor for all irrespective of religious, tribe, class and other differences.

My leadership will centered on equity and justice, where everyone will be treated the same way, i will work together with the people of Plateau to get a future for our children.”

He said he decided to adopt a door to door campaign policy to familiarize with the citizens towards providing inclusive government to change the concept of politics of jamboree commonly known in the country.

He also called on the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, to conduct a free, fair and credible election that will be acceptable to all.

GEORGINA HUMPHREY /Abuja


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