The Chairman of Blueprint Newspapers Limited and one of the top contenders for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship ticket in Niger State, Alhaji Mohammed Idris Malagi, has said he would hit the ground running to unlock the potential of the state if voted in 2023.
In an interview with newsmen after submitting his expression of interest and nomination forms at the International Conference Centre in Abuja, Malagi said his roadmap for the development of Niger would build on the solid foundation that already existed in the state.
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He said Niger was by far one of the frontline states in Nigeria given its abundant human and natural resources and promised to harness the potential to propel Niger to an enviable position in the comity of states in Nigeria.
He said, “My vision is to work with the solid foundation and God-given human and material resources we already possess as a state to unlock our capacity in education, agriculture, science, technology and innovation to make Niger a truly frontline state in all its ramifications. So, I appeal to our delegates and to all our members of the APC family to support my vision to work for a greater Niger state.
“We have analysed all and we are bringing all