The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to dredge the River Niger, make sure that the Onitsha Port turns into operational in addition to resuscitate industries within the South East to spice up the country’s economic system.

Atiku mentioned this whilst addressing celebration supporters all through his marketing campaign rally in Awka, the Anambra State Capital, the day before today.

He defined that those had been a part of requests made by way of the Anambra State Governor Chukwuma Soludo, when he met him hours earlier than the graduation of the marketing campaign.

Atiku mentioned: “On our arrival these days we visited their governor Prof. Soludo, and he mentioned to me. I do know you’ll paintings however be sure that all of the federal roads that move thru Anambra State are reconstructed.

“And I promised him, I’m going to try this, he mentioned ‘just be sure you regulate our erosion, as a result of Anambra is the erosion headquarters of the arena. Erosion is destroying our farmlands, is destroying our homes and the whole thing have.

“This is an overly gigantic challenge. And I promised him I’m going to try this, and you realize I’ve labored with Soludo earlier than, he’s a first class patriotic Nigerian.

“You have a very good governor. He additionally appealed to me that Onisha port this time round we’re going to dredge River Niger and Onisha port will serve as.

“We also are going to assist Anambra industrialize the state in order that the state will create as many roles for our younger women and men.

“And you realize I promised to put aside $10 billion to advertise small-scale and medium endeavor for our younger women and men in order that they are able to be unbiased.

“I’m going to be a stepping stone to an Igbo president on this nation. I’ve proven it in my motion as a result of that is the 3rd time I’m working with an Igbo guy, if you wish to produce a president then vote Atiku-Okowa price tag.

” I want to thank you the people of Anambra State for this warm reception. I never thought I will see such a crowd in Anambra State and believe me, we are not going to forget you, we are going to reward you handsomely.”

Speaking in a identical vein, the National Chairman of the PDP, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, recalled the position performed by way of the overdue Alex Ekwueme, within the formation of the PDP.

He mentioned, ” Dr. Alex Ekwueme led 34 folks, together with Atiku Abubakar right here to shape this celebration. Anambra is PDP and I’m pleased with what I’ve noticed right here, even APGA is the son of the PDP, so we will carry many APGA participants again to their properties in PDP.