Ahead of the 2022 elections in United States of America, A Nigerian man from Benue Austin Chenge has joined the race for the seat of Governor of Michigan in US.Austin is challenging U.S Rep, Lamar Smith who is also aspiring for the same seat.
Ever-smiling and always the big dreamer, Austin Chenge, 34, from Grand Rapids, is the embodiment of the American Dream. Austin has always stunned critics by achieving what others consider impossible. A graduate of the School of Law at the University of Birmingham England, Austin raised over $200,000 in funding for his first startup, Holla@Me/Holla.com (now sold) in England and soon expanded to San Jose in California.
He created Waving in a social networking environment in 2011, a concept later seen on Facebook’ Wave.
In 2016 his tricycle design (termed Wazobia tricycle) aimed at improving the lives of peasant farmers, made history in the West African nation of Nigeria as the first designed, engineered and manufactured by a person of Nigerian descent. Since August 2018 he has served as a Specialist in the US Army, where he has been decorated with an Army Achievement Medal as Distinguished Honor Graduate with a CGPA of 99.8% and for exceptional performance while on Active duty.
As of March, 2020 Austin became the first Republican to announce his Candidacy for Governor of Michigan, 2022.
His campaign promises include the following.
Defend our American Constitution and introduce full constitutional carry, fight for the rights of our unborn children, and put Americans First
Immediately cut funding to all Sanctuary cities and declare a state of emergency in cities that continue, remove the Mayor or leadership
Introduce a 2year freeze on residential property taxes and extend it until the House brings me a bill that drastically lowers the rate.
Create Mental and Psychological Emergency Care Units all across Michigan for better healthcare access including Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Opioid Use Disorder and more.
I’ll ensure our God given American values, including Bible classes are taught in our schools, and our children have access to skilled trade training
Lift the ban on baiting and allow local authorities the latitude to regulate on this
INSURANCE & PENSIONS
Ensure our Auto insurance costs are affordable and among the cheapest in the country and repeal the Pension Tax
VETERANS & LAW ENFORCEMENT
Fund programs that help our Veterans get housing, education and matching Jobs, and fund local law enforcement to keep us safe
JOBS & INFRASTRUCTURE
Deregulate to ensure business growth, Job creation and cut government spending and waste, and redirect it to repair our failing roads and infrastructure.
Source IdomaVoice and Austin’s Campaign website.