Leaders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Egor Local Government Area (LGA) of Edo State have reaffirmed their support for the re-election of Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Rt. Hon. Comr. Philip Shaibu, in the September 19, 2020 gubernatorial election on account of the governor’s sterling performance across all sectors of the state.
At an enlarged meeting of the party members in Egor Ward 1, they vowed to come out en masse with their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) to reelect the governor and his deputy to consolidate on the administration’s achievements.
The Chairman, Egor Ward 1 PDP, Mr. Abiodun Akpata, said: “Governor Godwin Obaseki has done so much to deserve a second term; he has been able to transform the face of Edo, ensuring prompt payment of salaries and pension, the revamp of the State Secretariat Complex, upgrade and renovation of the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, among other achievements across the state.
“Governor Obaseki is working tirelessly to better the lives and living standards of Edo people and we urge him to continue with his people-oriented and transformational projects and reforms. He has the support of the majority of the people and no one can stop him. Come September 19, 2020, we will show our appreciation to him by voting for him en masse.”
Akpata however urged all Edo electorate to support the governor in the fight against the godfather, reassuring that victory for Obaseki will translate to continuous development of the state.
Another PDP leader, Mr. Fred Ikhuebor, popularly known as Ceiling Fan, said the Governor has promised to reconstruct the Igbinedion Evbotubu Road in his second term, adding: “Any governor that has done well in his first term deserves a second term; let us vote Obaseki for continuity.”