An aspirant of the All progressive Congress, APC, Mr Ajo Oluwafemi has said he will advocate the use of technology as this will endeared the youths to the agric sector to boost the economy of the Akoko as well as the Ondo State in general.
Ajo who is an aspirant contesting in the forthcoming election into Akoko South West constituency in the Ondo State House of Assembly stated this in his home town, while addressing the youths as well as voters in the constituency to intimate them with his manifestos and programmes outlined for the people if he is voted into the state House of Assembly to represent them.
He said he is poised to introduce bills that will contribute to the growth and development of the people and create an enabling environment for both young and old to thrive in their endeavours and to assist in making their life better.
Ajo said there is need for the introduction of technology to drive the economy of the area with the introduction of processing machine for farmers whose major occupation is farming to process their produce which is expected to uplift the economy and better the lives of the people rather than the conventional way of selling their agric produce.
“When agric produce is processed to finished products to the market it commands higher price that selling it as raw produce.”
Ajo a graduate of Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State and former welfare Officer and Student Union President of the institution said he highly respected the leadership of the party, our amiable chairman of our great party in ondo state, the entire executive of our great party in Ondo State and particularly His Excellency Arakunrin Akeredolu (Ondo State Governor), My leaders, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Alhaji Abdulahi Enilolobo, Mr Akinlorin Akinola, for their roles in unifying the party.
“These are his mentors because of their leadership style, legacies and steadfastness in political arena”
He said it is imperative for him to pick the party ticket after consultation with his constituency who all urges him to represent them at the state house of Assembly.
He said he will provide entrepreneurial governance for wealth and job creation for the teeming youths of his constituency.
“We have the population in the constituency and the natural resources especially farm produce to build a viable and generate more wealth and employment for the youths as well as generating more internal revenue”.