Over 5,000 APC member join PDP as they declared their unflinching support for the re-election bid of Governor Godwin Obaseki.
All Progressive Congress (APC) to make impact in the upcoming election in Edo State has suffered a major setback, due to the 5,000 member that left for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Leading the 5,000 APC members to declare their support for the PDP in Ward 6, Ubiaja, in Esan South-East Local Government Area (LGA), Hon. John Bobby Palmer, said the decision was to secure the reelection of Governor Obaseki and ensure the consolidation of his administration’s achievements
Obaseki has done well in his first term and he deserve the second time, also we love good things then we have no choice but to join the party which stands for development. says by Palmer.
Chairman, Edo PDP Campaign Council, Chief Dan Orbih, noted that: “Obaseki, in the last three years and eight months, has performed better and surpassed the achievements of Adams Oshiomhole in eight years. If Obaseki is returned to power, Esan people will occupy their place in Edo politics.
“Under the Edo Basic Education Sector Transformation (EDOBEST) programme, over 40,000 pupils now have access to the home-schooling platform for zero data e-learning for free, amid the coronavirus pandemic.”
Obaseki said his administration will keep pursuing reforms and programmes to better the lives of Edo people, he added, we don’t discriminate against anyone as Edo people are all equal.
All the abandoned project will commence this season and as work will commence soon.
“These last four years, we have succeeded in having two plants in Edo and generating about 1,000 megawatts of electricity but the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) has continued to frustrate all our efforts to ensure we enjoy electricity in the state,” he added.