The Plateau State gubernatorial candidate of the Action Democratic Party, ADP, Retired Brigadier General Jon Temlong, has pledged to tackle drug abuse in the state, if elected into office in the coming general election.
Retired Brigadier General Temlong, stated this in an interview with R
He explained that drug abuse is one of the challenges in the state which needs deliberate attention through youths empowerment and consistent sensitisation.
The governorship candidate who noted that the effectiveness of government is determined by the extent, to which citizens radiate happiness and contentment, maintained that the people were disenchanted.
He explained that “As a General who has led men in battle, Plateau situation has been worrisome to him. “This is why his priority is to put Plateau first is anchored on a three-point agenda of security, sustainable peace, good governance and development.
“I will not back down from ensuring that I work to give Plateau people a secured enabling environment to thrive.”
The gubernatorial candidate who also pledged to run an all inclusive government if voted into office stressed that he would be a governor for all irrespective of religious, tribe, class and other differences.
My leadership will centre on equity and justice, where everyone will be treated the same way, i will work together with the people of Plateau to get a future for our children.”
He said he decided to adopt a door to door campaign policy to familiarize with the citizens towards providing inclusive government to change the concept of politics of jamboree commonly known in the country.
He also called on the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, to conduct a free, fair and credible election that will be acceptable to all.