APC Administration Projects: Mere grandstanding and wasteful – Ogun house of assembly hopeful, Olumide
Saheed Adeola, Abeokuta
A young politician who is aspiring to represent the Ijebu North East Constituency at the State House of Assembly, Olumide Okueyungbo yesterday said, Ijebu North East deserve the best especially in policy making for sustainable socioeconomic growth in Ogun State.
Olumide, who is contesting under Accord Party, stated this after meeting with the Local Government Executives in one Accord in Atan.
According to him “Since the passing of not – too -young to run by the National Assembly, many Nigerian youths have emerged from different political platforms to contest leadership positions with the view of moving the country forward.
Olumide expressed concern over the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration in the State and reffered the projects put in place by the administration as wasteful and inconsiderate.
He stressed that the youths need to be included in making policies for the future they have more stakes in. Citing the new Pedestrian bridge at the Panseke axis of the State Capital as a case study.
Stressing the importance of social inclusion especially when one seeks to execute Civil Projects taking into cognisance that there exists the old, feeble and even disabled persons within the polity.
He believes that a simple subway would have satisfied the prerequisites of Costs and functionality as it it being executed using taxpayers monies.
The engineering magnate also unveiled his agenda, saying “No serious government should erect schools that are inaccessible and unserviceable, further deepening the decay in the sector.
“I will propose a bill that will benefit my constituency when I emerged the bill is called, One Ward, One Library Bill”.
He assured that the bill, when finally passed will engender the drive for knowledge which by extension promotes civilization and development.
He added that the good people of Ijebu Northeast State Constituency will enjoy the dividend of democracy as he will be committing the relevant authorities and institutions to the regeneration of the constituency as it has suffered total neglect from 2011 to date.