Labour Party Presidential Candidate, Peter Obi has promised to unlock the potential of the North through Agriculture and quality education.
Obi made the pledge while addressing various stakeholders, youths, Women, traditional rulers at his campaign rally in Dutse, the Jigawa state capital.
He started that his commitment to develop Jigawa state by turning its various arable land for production of goods for export if elected into office.
The Labour party Presidential candidate also reiterated his position on securing the country and turning it away from consumption to production by engaging youths who are in their productive ages.
Obi who assured the youths of quality education urged them to be willing to take back their country and take their destiny in their own hands.
At the Palace of the Emir of Dutse, His Royal Highness, Dr Muhammad Nuhu Sanusi, Obi explained that he came with his Vice to honour him and seek his blessing in their quest to seek the peoples mandate to build a new Nigeria where justice and equity prevailed.
He told the Emir that thet are in the race believing that they have what it takes to build a new Nigeria away from the worsening situation where poverty is increasing every day.
Obi emphasized that the country has no business having over 133 million Nigerians living in multi dimensional poverty with the abundant human and natural resources in the country.
The LP flag bearer also talked about developing Jigawa state by opening the borders and developing the state for export.
He repeated his message since his campaign that this election should be driven by the people’s desire to enthrone the most competent person with capacity and antecedents.
By Georgina Humphrey,Edited by Grace Namiji