THE All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, Wednesday, acquired a lift as a chieftain of the social gathering in Ward 9, Okokhuo, Ovia North East Native Authorities Space, Mr. Frank Osayande, led over 3, 000 APC members to the Peoples Democratic Celebration, PDP, declaring their help for the reelection of Governor Godwin Obaseki.
Osayande and different APC members have been obtained by the Chairman, Edo State PDP Marketing campaign Council, Chief Dan Orbih, throughout the reelection marketing campaign rally of the PDP candidate, Obaseki, within the ward.
Talking throughout his defection, the APC chieftain mentioned: I’ve determined to affix the PDP as a result of the governor is doing nicely for the folks, although there are enemies of the state in opposition to him.
I instructed my members proper from day one which anyplace Obaseki goes, we are going to all go. I cant stay in an empty social gathering, the APC.
So, it’s on this observe that I made a decision to affix the PDP with over 3,000 others in order that we will ship the governor in Okokhuo Ward 9.
Receiving the defectors, Chief Orbih mentioned: He has fought the battle of godfathers in order that Edo can transfer ahead. He’ll proceed to combat godfatherism.
APC is nervous in regards to the recognition of Obaseki; I’ve to commend the Benin Chamber of Commerce for denying the endorsement of the APC candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu.
On his half, Obaseki mentioned: There’s a lot wealth on this area however I nonetheless cant perceive why our persons are nonetheless poor. It’s as a result of the earlier administration failed. I’ll prioritise agriculture.
We’re going to companion with our conventional rulers to make the most of our fertile land. So long as we proceed to have godfathers, the state won’t transfer ahead.