The All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Benue State, Chief Dr Samuel Ortom, has assured that he would implement the blueprint designed by his Policy and Strategy Committee if elected.
He gave the assurance at a meeting today with members of the committee at Smile View Hotel in Makurdi.
Chief Dr Ortom stated that the times dictated that the people elect a governor who would think outside the box in tackling challenges and someone like him who has the support of a group with ideas such as the committee.
He told the committee that if the need to revise the document existed at any point he would summon members to carry out the exercise.
The former Minister of State, Industry, Trade, and Investment, stressed that God had adequately prepared him with experience at all tiers of government to confront the current challenges of the the state.
Committee chairman, Professor Dennis Ityavyar in his remarks stated that the composition has been reconstituted to reflect the change of platform while the draft had been reviewed in line with the APC manifesto.
Professor Ityavyar who highlighted key points of the document include good governance and revenue security, agriculture-driven industrialization, relevant science based education and health care, provision of critical infrastructure and make women, youths, gender as well as people with disabilities priority.
He described members as the best and brightest made up of captains of industry, academics, various professionals in the media and other fields, as well as the clergy maintaining that the composition was unprecedented in the history of the state in terms of quality and quantity.
Professor Ityavyar announced the constitution of a 15-member harmonization committee and charged it to conclude work within a few days.