Saturday, September 12, 2020

2021: Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo Will Prioritize Agriculture To Transform Anambra State- Prince Dr. Obi


.....As SSM BOT Chairman, Prince Dr Obi Okechukwu Says Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo Will Be Committed to Food Security and SDGs 16.


A World Distinguished Hospitality practitioner, APGA Chieftain, and Board of Trustees Chairman, Soludo Solution Movement ( SSM), Prince Dr. Okechukwu Obi has defined Agriculture as the science and art of cultivating the soil, producing crops, livestock or rearing of Animals to provide food, raw materials, and other products for man's use or to the general public.

SSM BOT Chairman Prince Dr Obi Okechukwu in a media chat with newsmen today at Obosi town, Anambra State told some group of Journalists that APGA Governorship Aspirant for the 2021 Governorship election in Anambra State, Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo will revitalized the Agricultural sector in Anambra state to an enviable heights taken cognisance of World class Agricultural policies towards the fulfilment of UN Sustainable development Goals (SDGs 16) for Sustainable development of the state.

He noted that different types of Agriculture will be modernized, re-engineered, remodelled towards meeting up to the demands of food security in the state if by next year he emerges as the Governorship Candidate of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) to become the Governor of Anambra state comes 2021.

Prince Dr. Obi Okechukwu commended the Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano on the various policy reforms in the Agricultural sector of the state, which he said has made Anambrarians to be one of the best in the country in terms of food security, production and exports.

The World Distinguished tourism expert while appealing to Anambrarians; APGA party leaders, Executives, Members, CSOs, other critical stakeholders in the state, different interest groups to give Professor Soludo the needed Support to emerge victorious in the forthcoming APGA Governorship Primary elections and other subsequent general elections in the state.

The hospitality guru noted further that Soludo will replicate same by applying more sophisticated reforms capable of making Anambra as number one in Nigeria, Africa and the rest of the World, added that the importance of Agriculture in any state or country cannot be over-emphasized as it is synonymous with increased revenue generation, employment opportunities, increase in internal revenue, external reserves, availability raw materials, abundance of food Security, Exports production, improved standard of living, Economic Stability, growth and development

According to Prince Dr. Obi Okechukwu, Soludo's approaches to Agricultural development will be like a great policy influencers whose major objectives is to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals SDGs on Agriculture as we all know that implementing requires concerted actions and visions for a different future in which the goals are reached within the just and safe operating space of the planet- the planet boundaries.

Prince Dr Okechukwu Obi who is a well experienced Agriculturist, farmer, food technologists, Culture and tourism expert and public affairs Analyst described Processor Charles Chukwuma Soludo as a passionate, Youth and Women friendly Political leader hard-working, intelligent, humble and generous Politician, leader and best Aspirant that is capable of leading Anambrarians to the greatest heights of economic development.

The Ochiliozua of Obosi Kingdom noted that Professor Charles Soludo's vision for Anambrarians, that the Former Governor of Central Bank is poised to ensure that their is zero and complete eradication of hunger, transitioning to sustainable food systems and healthy diets taken better partnership with stakeholders as paramount by ensuring that there is proper implementation of 21st century Agricultural policies in Anambra state to develop her economies.

In his words: " Before the discovery of crude oil as one of the most viable and lucrative natural resources in Nigeria in 1956, Agriculture was the country's mainstay in terms of its contributions to the Nation's GDP, and Nation's total dependency to feed her citizens. Even at present, 2017 reports in Nigeria's Agricultural sectoral impacts to the Economy shows that the sector contributes about 22% to the nation's GDP, which he said Soludo will leverage on to boost food production in Anambra State for Sustainable Socio-economic development of the state".

"Professor Charles Soludo will ensure that the enormous impact made by this present administration of Governor of Anambra state, His Excellency, Chief Willie Obiano in Agric Sector is being upgraded to a World class standard to attract greater development to all citizens of Anambra state in the three Senatorial Districts, or 21 Local Government of the states".

"Professor Soludo is a vast Administrator, and Economist. He will explore the advantages of Agric extension services, increase in millions of metric tones of fish production, use of well standardized mechanized farming, application of artificial intelligence in Agriculture, revisiting of land use acts, tenure system, ensure best environmental reforms and more attention to climate change, practice of biodiversity, planting of varieties of crops, Agricultural policy reforms, imputs availability for Farmers, Cooperative financing and Development, encouragement of both Youths and Women in Agriculture.

"Also Soludo will work towards strengthening livestock production, crops production, Agricultural extension services, poultry management, fish farming, afforestation or forest management, better irrigation system and cultivation of plants to boost food security, that will be favorable to plants, crops, food, livestock production or animal husbandry towards sustainable Agric in Anambra State".

" Former CBN Governor has the contacts to support the Youths and Women towards self-employment, self- reliance; empowerment through Agriculture will be one of Soludo's major areas of concern so as to increase food security, increased Agricultural production, employment opportunities, development and empowerment of farmers in the state thereby creating avenues for economic growth and development".

"Professor Charles Soludo will promote sustainable Agriculture, farming by reducing pollution, encourage the use of chemicals to ensure that farm produce is healthier and better for Anambrarians. He will also ensure that there is no wastage of farm products or produce as part of efforts to promote sustainable farming or Agriculture ensure that they are channelled into ecosystem to avoid environmental pollution".

"Professor Charles Soludo will provide greater access to land , resources, services, financial, technologies and modern tools to generate energy and enhance productivity as well as provide small- scale farmers with access to affordable, quality seeds and planting materials of suitable crop varieties". All these, Prof Soludo will do in agricultural sector. So you can see that Prof Soludo is the only Solution for the Anambra State.

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