Honourable Tony Nwulu has promised to restore rule of law in governance, Imo Pride as well as revive the ailing and redundant economy to put back smiles on the faces of Imo people.
The member of the House of Representatives Nwulu representing Oshodi/Isolo Federal Constituency of Lagos State, who is seeking to govern Imo on the platform of the United Progressive Party, made the promise yesterday when he secured the Expression of Interest and Nomination forms at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja.
Nwulu, one of the initiators of the Not Too Young To Run bill, which was signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari last July, lamented the deplorable economic situation in Imo State urging the people not to repeat the mistake they made in 2015.
The lawmaker, who hails from Ezinihitee Mbaise in Imo State, had shattered ethnic barriers prevalent in Nigerian politics to grab the House of Reps seat to represent Oshodi/ Isolo Federal Constituency of Lagos State on the platform of the PDP.
Nwulu, who was one of the 37 members that defected recently, promised to use his wealth of experience, political clout and youthful dynamism to change for good the infrastructural complexion of Imo State if given the mandate to take the reins of power.
“The UPP holds out greater promise for Imo people.
The symbol of the party, which is the tiger, symbolizes strength and power.
We have come to take our State back.
And only the strong together with the resolve of Imo people can achieve this.
“The UPP has been energized and fully prepared to take over power in Imo State in 2019.
We are committed to enthroning genuine leadership, accountability, responsiveness and transparency in government”, he said and vowed to ensure the operation of the rule of law and to strengthen institutions for socio-economic growth.
Speaking on the Not-TooYoung-To-Run bill, which is now law, he said the Act encourages active youth involvement in governance and leadership in Nigeria, noting that he would draw on the vast array of skilled youths that in the state to run its affairs.
UPP national chairman, Chief Chekwas Okorie, praised his courage and determination to challenge for a change in the socio-economic affairs of his state noting that the party would do everything to ensure the right candidate emerges as its governorship flag bearer in Imo State.