The traditional ruler (Iyase) of Udo Community in Ovia South West Local Government Area of Edo State, His Royal Highness, Ekhorutomwen Igbinidu has commended the State deputy Governor, Hon. Philip Shaibu for not betraying Governor Godwin Obaseki and the cause of Benin Kingdom.
The monarch who disclosed this when members of PDP Campaign Council paid him a courtesy visit at Iyase N’ Udo palace on Friday, endorsed the re-election of Candidate of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) for the September 19, 2020 Governorship election in Edo State.
According to the Iyase who spoke in Edo Language, “These deputy that is following you about is my friend. We have been friends for years.
“He (Shaibu) is not a Benin man, but, he chose to join the Benin to liberate Edo State. He has adapted. It shall be well with him. Nothing will be difficult for you. No evil will befall you.
“Let them say whatever they want to say, it will not affect on you.
“The ancestors who sent you on errand, will make things easy for you.
“What will be good for the Oba and Edo people and the State is what we stand for.
“God has done it. The people have approved it.
The Iyase, prayed for the Governor and his deputy for victory at the poll and completion of his second tenure.
Addressing PDP faithful in Iguobazuwa, the PDP Candidate, Governor Godwin Obaseki, assured the people of Iguobazuwa, in Ovia South West Local Government Area, that his administration will complete the College of Agriculture in Iguoriakhi before the middle of next year.
“I will make the College of Agriculture here different from every other College of Agriculture in Nigeria. By the grace of God, before the middle of 2021, the school would have been completed. It will be one of the best Colleges of Agriculture in Nigeria.
“The school will train students in the area of farming, extension services and how to utilise technology in farming. To ensure all these campaign promises, I appeal to you to come out en masse on September 19, 2020 to cast your votes for the PDP and defend it”, he said.
He also promised to construct the Iguobazuwa-Udo-Nikorowa road project if re-elected.
Some leaders of the All Progressives Congress in the locality, declared for PDP at the Ward-to-Ward Campaign rally.
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