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Tope Fasua

Tope Fasua, a banker, an economist who has more than 2 decades experience in the Nigerian banking and economy sphere and as no experience in active partisan politics before now.

Resume in Brief

AGE: 47 years (September 11, 1971)

POLITICAL AFFILIATION: Aminu Zakari Yakubu

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD Public policy and Administration (Public Policy and Leadership) Walden University USA (In View)
  • CFCA (Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria ) 2014
  • MSC Financial Markets and Derivatives London Metropolitan University) Moorgate London (Distinction ) 2006
  • ACA (Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria ) Qualified, 1996
  • Bachelor’s Degree IN Economics Ondo State University, Nigeria(now Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba – Akoko ) 1991.

LEADERSHIP POSITIONS:

  • President Institute for Service Excellence and Good Governance
  • Secretary Board of Economics Media Trust Group, Abuja 2014
  • Group CEO global Analytic Consulting Limited (UK, Gana, Dubai, and Nigeria) – September 2006 till date
  • Regional Director/Principal Manager Equitorial Trust bank Limited Ikeja Lagos Nigeria (March 2000- June 2001).
  • Manager, Standard Trust Bank Limited ( May 1998- March 2008).

FAMILY LIFE: Married to Dorothy Fasua with 3 children.

Promises (2019)

(Promises are grouped into thematic areas economy, infrastructure, health, education, security, and political inclusion.)

Economy:

  • Take 70 million people out of Crass poverty in 4 years.
  • Achieve 15% -20% GDP growth year on year towards doubling GDP in 4 years.
  • Commerce economic restructuring by calibrating federal Allocation (FAAC) sharing formula.
  • Establish new resource management to encourage all states their resources subject to environmental taxes and resources extraction payable to FG.
  • Strengthen Naira to 200 Naira to the Dollar in 3 years or less via market forces.
  • Create 21 million essential jobs for youth in the public sector, reduce top- heaviness and curb the free access to the commonwealth by top civil servant and politicians.
  • Onshore solid minerals, (including crude oil and gas) ownership rights in state governments for the full benefits of state residents.
  • Provide 3 million jobs for youth between 18-24 in the environmental, security, social work, health and educational sector.
  • Ensure food sufficiency and strengthening the purchasing power through innovations in organic agriculture.
  • Institute a yearly wage increase for all public servant that will allow them to cover up for inflation plus an extra. Begin to bridge the disparity between parastatals and core services.
  • Ensure forward integration by giving three years tax rebates to complainants companies adding value to Nigerians farm commodities and Natural resources.
  • Encourage Entrepreneurs by outlawing multiple taxes and harassment.

Education:

  • Ensure our educational sector becomes the fulcrum for solutions
  • Encourage young Nigerians to create apps for a solution to Nigerian problems
  • Recalibrate Nigerian scholarship system to focus on a solution and ensure beneficiaries add real values to the country.

Infrastructure:

  • More social housing for poorest Nigerians to trigger job creation, mass social housing should revive the clay/burnt brick industry
  • Build a culture of impeccable maintenance of public infrastructure
  • Cause a revolution of innovation and alternative energy to light up Nigeria from the bottom up
  • Create general service agency for the public sector, procurement eradicate silo mentality promote share and track all government assets for efficient use through  technology
  • Formulate mini-refineries in Niger Delta on a community basis and avail them of crude oil at cost of production plus 20%.

Political Inclusion:

  • Reduce the size of Federal government but strengthen Local government within the ambit of federalism
  • Project the next phase of growth in Nigeria through Local development
  • Establish the most communicative government in Nigeria ever to mobilise Nigeria being government policies
  • Total Transparency in government – all states and MDA to public comprehensive, annual financial report (CAFR) for public critique
  • Total war on corruption – Leadership by example, special tribunals swift justices and technology to eradicate avenue  for stealing
  • Build a new ethos and culture among Nigerians that encourages dignity in Labour and deletes the get – Rich or die trying  culture
  • Drive the do-it-yourself culture among Nigerians towards solving all our problems
  • Expand manning levels for public services to villages and small towns
  • Decongest concentration in state capitals and FCT.

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