Reps Candidate Vows To Industrialise Constituency


The House of Representatives candidate for Okrika/Ogu-Bolo Federal Constituency under the Green party of Nigeria (GPN), Deaconess Gracetiti Fredson has promised to sponsor a bill that will make the constituency an industrial hub.
Fredson, who said this in an interview with newsmen in Port Harcourt blamed the current level of insecurity in the area on idleness among the youths.
She said that her ambition is to replicate what is happening at Aba and Onitsha in the area, stressing that the people of the constituency will be made to engage in productive activities with a view to improvising their economic wellbeing.
According to her, the only way to check cultism and other forms of deviant behavior among the youths is to engage them in production, stressing that youths of the constituency will be made to produce goods and sell to others.
The House of Representatives hopeful also pledged to tackle the issue of illegal oil bunkering through the establishment of artisanal refineries, while environmental pollution of the area will be checked.
She assured that her office will institute programmes for the aged, orphans and other vulnerable people in the constituency, while students from the area will be supported to improve their educational conditions.