A presidential aspirant within the People’s Democratic Party, PDP and Former President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki has said he would develop targeted incentives to chop down on brain drain and to maintain professionals more fulfilled within the country.
Saraki stated this while unveiling his plans for Nigeria during a programme tagged: “Presidential Media Parley in Abuja on Thursday.
He said, “The moment our professionals still relocate to other countries to seek out fulfilment, then our job shouldn’t be done and this is the reason I would like to be the President.
“I shall be the bridge between the private and public sector. I shall be the bridge between the the young and the old. I can do it.
“My portfolio experience at the manager level and the best legislative institution have prepared me for this this job.
“I’ll implement my plans with courage and conviction. We never lacked ideas on this country.
“All of us appear to know what must be done, but what’s missing is the leadership and talent to rally around a terrific priorities with measurable targets.
“The leadership of purpose is what I bring to the table. No excuse or justification for failure. This gap is the what I intend to fill,” he added.
The previous lawmaker also assured that each Nigerian child, whatever the circumstance of their parents can be guaranteed quality basic education.
He said, “We will be the generation that commits to constructing the country on the principle of equal opportunity to everyone and deliberate about policies that promote inclusion of ladies and the youths in addition to people living with disabilities.”
Saraki also promised that in two years, he would take the insurance coverage of the country from the present seven per cent to 50 per cent Health Insurance Coverage.
He said he would collaborate with industries to coach 1 million Nigerian youths in technical and vocational skills.
“I’ll invest massively in skills similar to programming, cloud computing, data analytics and all such in-demand skills to drive innovation,” he said.
Saraki stressed that he desires to be the President to assist the country construct a formidable economy that can help Nigeria overcome vulnerability and volatility of the international oil market.