Edo PDP has held more sensitization and strategic meetings has it received and welcomed more decampees from the APC and other parties in many wards and local government areas across the state.
In Ekperi, wards 6, 7, and 8 of Etsako Central local government area over 1000 people attended the meeting. Addressing and mammoth crowd, Hon. Pascal Ugbome, the Edo North Senatorial Coordinator, for Edo 2020 Campaign Council, spoke of the sterling qualities of Governor Obaseki. He talked about the need to give him maximum support and received very favorable responses and commitments from the attendees. They resolved that Ekperi was satisfied with Governor Obaseki and promised to deliver over 80% of registered voters to PDP. They disclosed that only a few APC was left in Ekperi.
In Iyoba, ward 3 of Orhionmwon local government a carnival atmosphere was ignited as PDP led by the state vice-chairman Edo South, Barr. Nosa Ogieva, received and welcomed APC members who have decided to join PDP to support Governor Obaseki’s reelection.
They said they were joining the PDP so they can offer maximum support to Governor Obaseki in appreciation of the excellent work he is doing. They talked about the elimination of double taxation by thugs in the previous APC government and how the unwholesome practice was stopped by Godwin Obaseki’s administration. They mentioned the impressive developmental stride the state was witnessing as well as the growth in economic indicators and Governor Obaseki’s famed prudent management of resources. They condemned in strong words the way and manner he was treated in APC because he put Edo people First!
They rejected the return of the state to a hypothetical party immersed in corruption. They used the NDDC and EFCC allegations as cases in point!
Presents at both meetings were, party leaders, executives, Hon Paschal Ugbome, Hon Larry Ogieva amongst others.
This report is from the Office of the State Publicity Secretary of PDP, Edo State.