Edo Election: PDP members vow to vote for Governor Obaseki

Igbogi-Green Imelda, Benin

The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki

Some of the Edo State People’s Democratic Party, (PDP) members in Benin City, the state capital, have vowed to vote for Governor Godwin Obaseki during the forthcoming governorship election that is scheduled to take place on the 19th of September this year because of the various developments he has done in Edo State.

According to the Edo State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, one of the PDP members, Dr. Erimona Edorodion Oye, mentioned the various development Governor Godwin Obaseki has done in the state and why Edo people should vote for him “the governor has done alot in all sectors, the people can actually see for themselves the transformation he has done in the state in the last few years.  Infrastructures development, education, health care, transportation and even the stadium that we are in presently for the party primaries, is one of the achievements of the governor’’.

Another member, Honorable Gabriella Omosede Igbinedion, was very happy that PDP has gained ground in Edo State ’’I am very happy that PDP has gotten a representative in Edo State by electing Governor Godwin Obaseki’’.

While speaking with Honorable Larry Ogieva, who was excited about the way the party conducted the primaries, “we are all very happy, because PDP umbrella, is big enough to accommodate everybody. The primaries is like a carnival and we all are in a very friendly and happy mood’’.

He also assured that, PDP will win during the forthcoming governorship election in Edo State, Edo is a PDP state, presently; we have five members in the national house of Representative and two Senators. Now that we have Governor Obaseki and his team joining us, we are sweeping away the opposition parties in Edo State’’.

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki with PDP membership card

Another PDP member, a former director of media for Abubakar Atiku campaign in Edo State, Mr. Pharez Okpere, expressed his view, ‘’we all love and accept Governor Obaseki because he has done very well in the state. We are all here to show him that love that Edo people have for him’’. 

He also advised Edo State electorates to come out in their numbers to cast their votes for Governor Godwin Obaseki during the forthcoming governorship election that is scheduled for September 19th 2020.

A leader of Iyoba ward, Honorable Ogiera Okunbor, was very happy that Governor Godwin Obaseki has joined PDP ‘’we will work tirelessly to produce Governor Obaseki as the next Governor of Edo State’’.

He went further to explain that PDP is one of the best parties in Africa because the party is strong to face opposition party for the past 12 years in the state.

According to the Edo State Commissioner for Science and Technology, Honorable Emmanuel Agbale “all the governorship aspirants have agreed to step down for governor Obaseki because they want him to continue doing the good works he has been doing in the state. The good thing is that, his policies and programmes will continue in the next four years’’.

He also stated that Governor Godwin Obaseki should continue his good work in Edo State.


Emmanuel Ukoh



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