Edo PDP holds peaceful primaries, elects Candidates

Edo PDP holds peaceful primaries, elects Candidates

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The Peoples Democratic party (PDP) on Sunday held its primary election into House of Assembly and House of Representatives seats across Edo State, ahead of the 2023 general elections.

The largely peaceful exercise, was conducted under tight security, with high turnout of delegates to the election.

The exercise was supervised by a 5-man Committee of PDP.

A two term member of Edo State house of Assembly, Mr. Henry Okhuarobo polled 31 votes ahead of other contestants including Amenze Omoregie, Charley Egharevba and Eseosa Ogbeifun who could not secure any vote cast at the poll.

The Speaker of the State house of Assembly, Marcus Onobun was elected as the Candidate for Esan Central/Igueben Federal Constituency.

A former Speaker of the State house of Assembly, Hon. Kabiru Adjoto was elected as the Candidate for Akoko-Edo Federal Constituency, while Bisi Akpaida Akoko-Edo 1 won house of Assembly seat.

Also, Mr. Damian Lawani, defeated his rivals to emerge as the PDP Candidate for Etsako Central Constituency.

Mr. Adodo Honesty emerged as the party Candidate in Ovia North East Constituency II seat, while Charity Amayanevbo, won as the Candidate for Ovia North East Constituency 1.

Similarly, a former member of National Assembly, Lady Omosede Igbinedion was elected as the Candidate for Ovia Federal Constituency.

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A hotel Proprietor, Hon. Sunny Aghuebor emerged as the Candidate for Oredo Federal Constituency, while Natasia Osawaru emerged as the house of Assembly Candidate for Egor Constituency.

In addition, Dr. Esosa Amadasun, former women Leader was elected as Candidate of Oredo West Constituency while Mrs. Otse Omoregbe, Otaru daughter, a serving Commissioner in the State Executive Council, emerged the Etsako West 1 seat.

Blessing Agbebaku, a former member of the State house of Assembly, won the house of Assembly seat in Owan West Constituency.

Responding, Mr. Henry Okhuarobo the PDP Candidate representing Ikpoba-Okha Constituency in Edo State house of Assembly and the Candidate of the party in Egor/Ikpoba Okha Federal Constituency, Hon. Jude Ise-Idehen, described the exercise and peaceful and commended the delegates to the primary election for electing them.

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