PORT HARCOURT— Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Nyesom Wike and his counterparts in the All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr Dakuku Peterside and Labour Party, Prince Tonye Princewill, have agreed to tackle the issue of multiple taxation if any of them is elected governor of the state.
Speaking at the 2015 governorship debate in Port Harcourt, Monday night, the candidates conceded that there was challenge of multiple taxation in the state which should be resolved for the business climate to thrive.
They also assured that they would diversify the economy to create alternative sources of income for the state.
While Peterside said that if elected he would, among other things, focus on growing agriculture, rejigging the economy to achieve better result, Wike said he would, among other things, reduce cost of governance and create the enabling environment for private investors to thrive.
On security, the Labour Party governorship candidate, Princewill, said he would apply the carrot and stick approach to resolve the insecurity challenge in the state.
On their parts, Wike and Dakuku spoke extensively on partnering the police to deal with the situation in the state. (Vanguard)