Atiku successful campaign in Edo is a reflection of Obaseki leadership _ Aziegbemi.


The Edo state PDP chairman, Hon Tony Aziegbemi who is basking in the euphoria of a successful presidential campaign of the party’s flag bearer, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar said the “success of the rally is a reflection of the leadership quality of Edo state governor ,Mr Godwin Obaseki, who is the leader of the party.”

Hon Aziegbemi who made the statement while speaking with journalists at the venue of the rally in Benin City said Edo state is solidly for PDP and committed to Atiku presidency.”

Earlier, Edo state governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki along with his deputy governor, Philip Shaibu, state party chairman, Hon Tony Aziegbemi along with other leaders of the party were at the Airport to receive the PDP presidential candidate and his entourage.

In the presidential entourage were Chairman of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council and Governor of Akwa-Ibom State, Dr. Udom Emmanuel, Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal; PDP National Chairman Iyorchia Ayu; former PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus; former Governor of Osun State, Olagunsoye Oyinlola; former Governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau, and former Senator representing Edo South, Ehigie Ozamere, among others.

The host governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki led the visiting PDP flag bearer Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his team to the palace of the Oba of Benin to receive royal blessing.

Thereafter the entourage were also at the commissioning of the Presidential campaign office before heading to the ogbe stadium to address a teaming crowd who have converged at the stadium.

While addressing the mammoth crowd of party members and supporters, the PDP presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar said “Nigeria is presently faced with multifarious challenges ranging from Security, Economy, infrastructural decadence, among others to which the current APC government has no solution to.”

“We will tackle all these challenges headlong as soon as we get the mandate of Nigerians as elected president and Vice President respectively. Security will take a pride of place as we refix Nigeria and make things work again”.

While thanking Edo people for sticking with PDP also roll out five programmes of action to the people

Amongst the programme of action is the unification of the country
.” What do we mean by that? We mean we are going to give each and every part of this country a sense of belonging. You will not be excluded in anything. That is why we have been in the battle of unifier of our great nation.”

” We promise to restore security . whatever it is going to take us to ensure the security of the country so that you can go to your farms and do your other legitimate businesses anywhere will be done. By that what we means is that we will put more policemen on the streets, we will equipped and fortified them. Since we have promised to devolve more power to state and local governments, you can also have your local police.”

The colourful Edo PDP Mega rally did not end without the commissioning of the reconstructed Sam Ogbemudia stadium.

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