The Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) has called for a compulsory debate for political aspirants ahead of the Anambra Governorship election.
National Chairman of ZLP Dan Nwanyanwu made the call while unveiling the party’s governorship aspirant and the deputy, Obiora Okonkwo and Jessie Balonwu on Wednesday.
Okonkwo who lamented about the state of affairs in Anambra state, also said it is time for the ZLP to change the narrative in leadership.
He said they came into the race with a 10-Point Agenda anchored on rapid rural development; economic growth with jobs; revitalization of education and human capital development; youth manpower development and employment; planned urbanization, urban renewal and ecological management; peace and security.
He further stated that education and youth empowerment shall be two of their core priorities. He said they will embrace both formal and informal education, make the schools the models for other states to follow, enhance enrolment especially for vulnerable children and champion vocational education where young people can acquire technical and vocational skills to earn a quality living.