Senator Chris Ngige, the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the Anambra gubernatorial race 2013, said he would tackle head long the vexed issue of security in the state within the first 100 days in office, if voted
In his interview to Vanguard on November 10, 2013, Sunday, Sen. Ngige regretted that in the past eight years of the present administration there had been unprecedented cases of various crimes ranging from kidnapping, armed robbery among others in the state that were not witnessed during his tenure as governor of the state.
Citing section 2(14) of the 1999 Constitution the APC candidate said the government of Mr. Peter Obi had failed in the cardinal and fundamental duty of
He said the first step which he described as preventive would be to make the
curriculum have vocational training
secondary education, school leavers could create jobs for themselves.
Besides, he said he would boost graduate employment by creating agricultural settlement that would employ thousands of young graduates and further improve the power situation through procuring independent power plants, IPP to generate power for the State.
In the curative approach, Sen. Ngige pledged to synchronise the security system to enable the Vigilante Services and the Nigeria Police work together
Sen. Ngige, who is also a member of the Senate Committee on Police Affairs, threw his weight behind the age long demand for state police by some section of Nigerians.