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Ahead of the March 11th election, the Governorship Candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State, Hon Francis Nwifuru, has assured the people of the state of his commitment to revive the moribund NIGERCEM Cement Nkalagu Ishielu Local Government Area if elected.
Hon Nwifuru made this assertion on Tuesday, while speaking in Ezillo the Council Headquarters on Tuesday, during the flag-off of the party campaign rally in the area.
He pointed out that the functionality of Nigercem has been a political issue, pledging to make it work.
‘Nigercem is our own source of income and we will make industry work as our source of income in our administration’ he submitted.
‘Sometime ago, I accompanied Governor Umahi to China on a feasibility tour aimed at getting Nigercem done’
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‘The Company handling the project is owned by our brother, we will sit down with him to know exactly the date Nigercem will start working’
‘I know how much the present government has done to revive Nigercem, there are many issues there, we will loose it and make the company work’
He said that the party was a big party that accomodates every body,
According to him, ‘The electorate must identify with the All Progressive Congress /APC’
‘My government will embark on the construction of far-reaching projects that has impact on the people
On insecurity, Hon Nwifuru asserted that it was a menace to the society that will be given serious attention.
The APC governorship candidate restated his commitment to engage the youths in practical agriculture.
Earlier in his remarks, Governor David Umahi said that his administration had constructed many projects in the Council including 35km of concrete road, Nigercem road 15km, built three bridges, flyovers among others.