By Nathan Nwakamma
Dr Franklin Osaisai, an aspirant in the November 16 governorship polls in Bayelsa State on Friday said that his campaigns would be violence free as he is driven by passion for service.
The aspirant, who condemned violent politics challenged other governorship aspirants to shun violence and desperation as power comes from God.
Osaisai said that he would consolidate on the laudable and ambitious projects of linking the coastal communities to the state capital by road by completing the road projects started by Gov. Seriake Dickson.
Osaisai a Nuclear Scientist, who spoke in Yenagoa to supporters during the inauguration of his campaign office noted that having committed the race to God, there was no need to resort to other means to get power.
“I started the race with God when I declared my intention before God. Today, we are inaugurating this building by dedicating it to God, our campaigns shall be issued based and violence free.
“We are focused on the party primaries and I am optimistic we shall be victorious because ours is a mission to serve and we have the competence to bring development and relief to the people.
“I am a rural person and each time I travel through the waterways from Yenagoa to Koluama where I come from, I spend over two and half hours. The people deserve a safer and faster means of transport,” Osaisai said.
Osaisai, a former Director-General, Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission said that his priorities would also include addressing the power supply challenges to allow small businesses to thrive if voted into power.
He said that he would also invest a substantial part of the oil revenue to non oil sources to ensure that the state survives when the oil reserves dry up.
Clergymen, associates and friends of the aspirant witnessed the inauguration of the campaign office located along Isaac Borroh Expressway in Yenagoa.