The Gubernatorial Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party PDP in Ebonyi State, Dr. Ifeanyi Chukwuma Odii said if elected, his administration would reduce taxation on the people as well as return lands forcefully taken by the current administration without compensation.
Odii, who made the declaration while speaking to the Urban community at his campaign rally in Abakaliki, noted their contributions to building the economy of the State and maintained that his administration would carry everyone along without discrimination.
“Urban contributes majorly to the economy of the State, Urban people are hardworking people, but today, what we witness is the current government oppressing people in the Urban, but that time is coming to an end.
“what you suffered in the past eight years, will disappear forever, every land was taken away from any of you, by the special grace of God when we come into the office, we will return them to you.
“the time when Government will take something from people without compensating them duly has gone,” he said.
He called on the people to support PDP at the march guber polls while promising to reduce taxation and run a people-oriented government that would take care of the needy, provide quality education, and creates wealth for Ebonyians.
“Our government would not be putting much taxation on the people, rather we are going to reduce tax and pay according to what you earn, our government would be very creative, we will have many ways to increase the IGR of the State, we have many ways to recreate the economy of the State without putting much taxation on the people,” he added.