The People’s Redemption Party (PRP) Gubernatorial candidate in Kano, Salihu Tanko Yakasai has revealed plans to make Kano great under vision 2033.
According to him, his, blue print include how to make Kano become the Centre of commercial excellence not just in Nigeria, but Africa in 10 years surpassing Lagos.
Tanko stated that their major aim is to live a legacy which he intends to achieve through seven sectors, namely; economy, infrastructure, education, health and environment, others include, public sector reforms that is how to reform governance generally in the state and the last but definitely not the least, peace and security.
“We are not just going blindly into the election, our vision and our target is to live a legacy and we can only do that if we focus on developmental projects, focus on the masses and how we can add value to their lives and change their lives for the better.
These are ways we believe we can change the situation in Kano for the better and transform the state to economic boom and prosperity that would push forward the different economic sectors of the state and like I have mentioned seven key areas that we are looking into in terms of our blue print”.
“Our plan is a holistic one and our target is, how do we make Kano become the Centre of commercial excellence not just in Nigeria, but Africa in 10 years time, surpassing Lagos. That is why that is why we call our plan “Vision 2033”.
Tanko, who is optimistic at winning the election noted that “Fortunately, we represent a very important demography in the state which is the young population and we are sure that these population which makes up 70% of the general population will vote someone that represent them, that knows their demands and relates with them.
“We are quite optimistic we will win the election simply because we are different, we are unique in the sense that we are coming in as, probably some will say the ‘under dogs’ but we know the values that we are going to add.
We took a poll of the people of the state and we are certain that people want ‘change’ in the state, they are tired of the status quo, tired of the same set of people that have been ruling the state for the past two decades and definitely need a change”.
Salihu also pledged that It will be a government for the young people, by the young people and definitely driven by them as well.
“It will interest you to know that the unit head of each of the sectors mentioned above will be someone under 40 years of age but a professional and highly successful that can stand on any platform around the globe and be respected as an authority in that field.
Further more, the PRP Gubernatorial candidate call on youth, to come out and get their Permanent Voters’ Cards and avoid double registration which will Barr them from voting in the forthcoming elections.
“I call upon them all to come out and get their PVCs but must avoid double registration, doing that will make them lose their cards and I will lose their votes because I know their votes belong to me”, Salihu added.