Recalled that the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Mr. Philip Shaibu two days ago crossed carpeted from All Progressive Congress (APC) to PDP sequel to his disqualification from contesting the Edo State gubernatorial primary billed for Monday, June, 22, 2020.
The Edo State Governor and his deputy were recieved by the party leaders, ably led by PDP State Chairman, Mr. Tony Aziegbemi.
Received at the party Secretariat for official declaration, Mr. Obaseki was accompanied with an entourage of supporters, believers and aides.
He promised leading the party to victory come Edo State’s gubernatorial election slated for September 19, 2020.
The Edo State Governor in his speech asserted that his decision to join the umbrella party stems from wider consultation with all stakeholders within the state and across the nation.
Mr. Obaseki assured of not only leading PDP to resonating victory in September 2020, but also assured of PDP taking over Edo as the ruling party.
He remained optimistic that with his new found party which is harnessed in delivering on the core values of democracy, he is committed to preferring a paradigm shift in the leadership history of Edo State.
He commended the party leaders at the State, chapters, Wards level and entire party faithfuls for the warm reception he received and assured that he has been energised to take Edo State to the next level of people oriented governance.
His deputy however iterated his unfringhing loyalty to the people of Edo State, adding that their decision to move to PDP is an answered call from Edo people, which according to him shall be guided jealousy for the betterment of Edo people.
Shaibu re-assured the people the commitment and determination of Obaseki to remain focus on his visionary leadership in touching every sector of the State, especially the social, economic and human capacity development.
Responding, Edo State PDP Chairman, Aziegbemi expressed the excitement of the party to recieve Obaseki into the umbrella fold with his entire cabinet and legislators.
He remained confident that come September 19, 2020 Edo shall fully become a PDP State.