The Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in
this Saturday’s Edo election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has promised to
diversify the economy of the state if elected as governor.
e disclosed this on Wednesday while featuring on “The Conversation”,
a programme organised for Ize-Iyamu and the candidate of the Peoples
Democraic Party (PDP), Governor Godwin Obaseki, the two leading
candidates in the Saturday’s election on ARISE News channel.
Ize-Iyamu said the unemployment statistics of Edo was a lot higher
than disclosed, adding that there is need to diversify Edo economy.
“Edo failed to plan for the rainy days, they concentrated on
traditional form of revenue, hence the reason for stagnation and why
they were not able to cushion effects of covid-19,” he said, while
faulting the economic policies of the current PDP administration of