Former governor of Edo state and former national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, Wednsday, joined the growing number of people who are interested President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
Oshiomhole promised to reposition Nigeria on the path of sustainable growth and development.
He listed job creation, improvement of healthcare facilities, security and qualitative education will be his primary focuses if he is elected
The former labour activist promised to review the tax system which would compel the rich to pay higher monies required to address the basic needs of the country.
The Edo born politician promised to enforce use of textiles and fabrics, tyres and automobiles assembled and manufactured in Nigeria as part of measures aimed at creating employment opportunities for Nigerians.
Oshiomhole, who spoke for over an hour, expressed concern over the strike action embarked upon by the Academic staff union of universities (ASUU).
Applauding the measures put in place by President Muhammadu Buhari to address the multifaceted challenges besetting the country, he promised to address the issues relating to poor emoluments of the teachers as well as workers in the public sector.
“Let us forget our religious and tribal difference,” Oshiomhole said.
“My presidency would focus on policy issues that would deliver jobs, prosperity for Nigerians. We will with the issues of insecurity.
“I will assemble a cream of left of the centre economist to fix the economy. Together we will create a prosperous and secure Nigeria.”