Edo 2024: Sergius Ogun Visit Labour Party Leaders In Egor, Oredo,Ikpoba-Okha


The aspiration of Hon. Sergius Ogun, in clinching the ticket of Labour Party, en route to Osadebe avenue in Edo state, yesterday received a major boost as the Guber aspirant visited the leaders of the party in three Local Government Area in Edo South, namely Egor, Oredo and Ikpoba-Okha.

The visit is to draw more support for the aspirant ahead of the Labour Party Primary scheduled to hold on the 24 February 2024.

In the meeting held at the three LGA secretariat in Benin City, the state capital, Hon. Ogun told his host about his capacity to effectively do the job and also his impactful proven track record which he told the leaders to go and verify in the two Local Government Areas where he represented between (2015-2023), as member representing Esan South East and Esan North East in the Federal House of Representatives.

Emphasizing on the fact that he had won two primaries and two elections in the past, he appealed to the leaders to count on him to rescue the state from misrule. Pledging his readiness and allegiance to abide by the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, which primarily provides for the security and welfare of Nigerian inrespective of where you are born or where you resides.

The meeting was also an opportunity to clear the air over some misconception and false rumours held and spread by his political opponents targeted at dimarketing the honest aspiration and personality.

The Leaders comprising of the LGA Executive Members, Ward Chairmen and Secretaries, turned up in numbers to receive Hon. Sergius Ogun who some described as “the one always there for the downtrodden”. Majority of them expressed readiness to support him owing to his proven track record. Prayers were said for his victory ahead of the primary and the election.

Addressing the leaders on his obvious intention, the former lawmaker and now Governorship Hopeful, informed the three LGAs that he has the capacity to enshrining good governance for Edo people. Just as he pleaded for their nomination and vote ahead of the February 24, 2024, primary.

He further promised to focus on the security and welfare of all citizens of Edo, likewise residents of the state. He explained that the provision of security and welfare for the citizens is the primary responsibility of the government as enshrined in the constitution of the Nation, just as he lamented over failure by the past and present government in ensuring the people benefit from this basic dividends of Democracy.

He pledged to invoke this aspect of the constitution when he eventually wins both elections. He further lamented over the suffering of the people even as majority of investors are afraid to tap into the rich natural resources of the land. And this he would stop by providing good governance.

He also promised to build and equip more primary health centers in each wards, providing at least a qualified doctor, nurses and other health workers who will be paid robust hardship allowance. He added that staff quarters equipped with water and solar power will be built in each of the health centers. While official cars would be provided for the doctors and health workers that will be employed to provide health services in the health facilities.

Hon. Sergius Ogun, also promised to include all citizens especially essential service providers in the state health insurance scheme, adding that this step will further inculcate in them the spirit of patriotism to providing efficient service delivery as they contribute their quota to the wellbeing and development of the people and the state at large.

The governorship hopeful further promised to improve the educational sector by building and equipping more schools, adding that he would introduce free primary and secondary education even as intelligent students will be given Bursary to complete their tertiary education successfully. Hon. Ogun further promised to employ more teachers for primary and secondary schools at the rural level and they will be paid hardship allowance regularly while staff quarters equipped with pipe borne water and solar power will also be provided for the teachers.

Speaking more on his governorship ambition, Ogun vow to give clear attention to the SDGs, which specially cover the area of basic education, quality health, clean and portable water and gender equality, as women will be given full attention. He explained that with his poor background while growing up as a young boy, he understands the plight of the poor masses in the streets and he will ensure the state government under his administration gives full autonomy to the Local Government to enable them discharge their constitutional duties effectively, which include asphalting three to four kilometer roads,

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