By: Mayen Etim
KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria – Flag bearer of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC) for Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Hon Afan Tandat has said he will turn his council into the business hub of the state if voted in as chairman.
He stated this while fielding questions from the media shortly after the official flagg-off of the party’s campaign at the Ranchers Bees Stadium in Kaduna on Friday.
Hon Tandat said he is ready to harness the economic potentials of the area to address the issue of staff salaries, as well as improve the lives of the people.
According to him, already modalities are on ground to make Kaura a business hub of the state, adding that concerted efforts are on ground geared towards repositioning the economic lives of his people, as a blueprint has been developed to grow the economy of the council.
Hon Tandat commended Governor Nasir El-Rufai for the various projects executed in Kaura LG, noting that the leadership style of the governor has led to rapid development in rural areas in the state.
“My administration will not only give women in the area adequate sense of belonging in the scheme of things, but will project youth development programmes to reduce poverty and social vices associated with idleness.
“I will make payment of workers’ salaries a priority to promote industrial harmony in the council. This is because proper motivation of workers would enable them discharge their duties effectively,” he said.