Dr. Ideh who is the first woman to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari for the nation’s number seat said at a news conference that the current challenges can also be attributed to what she described as a flawed constitutional framework that allows the powerful to get away with serious breaches and the demands of basic decency, while punishing the weak and victimizing the innocent.
According to her, the crisis of Leadership and a dysfunction in governance that cannot be allowed to continue any longer if the nation is to survive or succeed, saying “our young people can no longer wait, driven as they are by the fear that the tomorrow they were promised yesterday has already come and gone”
She said further that today, Nigeria need a different kind of leadership. A leader who combine integrity with intelligence and a deep and vast understanding of the implications of the 21st global political economy and Nigeria’s place in the global competitive index.
She said “Nigeria needs a leader who combined a no nonsense strength of character and the moral authority to get things done in an efficient and timely manner, with the compassion of a mother for her children as well as for the weak and the down trodden in our society.
“At this critical point in her journey, Nigeria needs a leader whose own personal life journey in the service of God and man is capable of inspiring a generation of Nigerians to imbibe habits and carry out actions of distinction”.
She said further that she has seen faces of Nigeria’s past, present and future, added that she has strived to reach for workable solutions to problems and challenges peculiar to the time and place of each her engagement.
“I am a firm believer of the values, vision and mission of this great party, and I’m committed to the actualization of its ideology and its innovative roadmap for the regeneration of Nigeria and the creation of the material and social wealth that will secure the present welfare and future security of Nigerians living today and generations yet unborn.”
Elishama promised to reform the country’s revenue generation and allocation structure, including federal tax regimes if given opportunity as president of Nigeria.
“My administration is determined, from the very first day of our assumption of office, to work towards reducing the cost and simplifying the processes and procedures of doing business anywhere in Nigeria, so that local and foreign investors to thrive.
“We will work together to ensure fair remuneration in terms of wages, welfare packages and retirement benefits within the limits of our means. Periodic wage increase will be carried out, not on sentiment, emotional or even humanitarian ground but always according to our production capacity and corresponding revenues,” she promised. SHARE THIS STORY USING ANY OF THE BUTTON BELOW ⬇ PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW ⬇⬇⬇