LG Poll: Peter Obi will be in Edo to galvanize support for LP candidates– Imasuen


The Labour Party standard bearer in the February 25, 2023, presidential election, Mr. Peter Gregory Obi is expected in Benin, the Edo State capital, to canvas support for the Labour Party candidates ahead of the local government election slated for September 2.

The Senator representing Edo South Senatorial district at the National Assembly, Senator Neda Imasuen made the revelation in Benin during an interactive session with journalists .

Sen. Imaseun is the face of the Labour Party in Edo South and south south zone.

He was a former Senior legislative aide who defied the odds to challenge and defeat the PDP and APC candidates in the February 25 national assembly election .

Sen. Imaseun was recently named the Senate committee chairman on Ethics, Privileges, and Public Petition, .

The Labour Party enjoys massive support in Edo State and was on the verge of pulling the rug off the feet of the two dominant political parties until things went awry.

According to Sen. Imaseun, the proposed Peter Obi visit to Benin is meant to serve as a morale booster, about up the Labour Party campaign, and also help to galvanize support for the party candidates ahead of the September 2 local government poll

The soft -talking Senator also appealed to the state government and the state election umpire, the EDOSIEC, to strive to create a level playing field for all the parties

Assuring supporters and constituent members of his decision to stick with the LP ideology, on the wings of which he was unanimously elected, Sen. Imaseun vowed never to abandon the Labour Party and the good people of Edo South district midstream irrespective of the outcome of the ruling of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal

He also weighed in on the controversy surrounding who is the authentic national chairman of the Labour Party, Sen. Imasuen stated that as far as he is concerned, Mr. Julius Abure remains the recognized national chairman of the party and warned those challenging his authority to desist because they do not have what it takes to lead a dynamic political party like the LP

In addition, he disclosed that members of the LP national assembly will
throw their weight behind any bill if it will adds value to the efforts aimed at making the country better, not minding its sponsor.

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