The South-South United Folks’s Discussion board in Lagos State (SSPUF) has backed the directive and attraction by the Nationwide Chief of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, to the folks of Edo State, to vote out the incumbent governor, Godwin Obaseki.
DAILY POST reported that Tinubu stated he fought for democracy and that Obaseki shouldn’t be reelected.
In a press release launched by its Publicity Secretary in Lagos, Hon. Dr. Paul Fregene, the Discussion board, underneath the management of Engr. Isaac Emiyede, said that it has to assist and observe the directive of Tinubu on the Edo gubernatorial election because the incumbent governor, Godwin Obaseki has defied the precept of democracy.
Emiyede stated: “The Nationwide Chief of our nice social gathering, All Progressive Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu (Jagaban Borgu) has made a clarion name on all progressives and indigenes of Edo state to reject the incumbent governor at this coming Saturday’s ballot and we’re heeding the directive.
“Obaseki has reneged on the rules of democracy. On account of this, he doesn’t deserve a second time period nor benefit from the dividends of democracy.
“It’s on document that the APC as a celebration marketed HE Godwin Obaseki in 2016 however his tenure has been marked and characterised by flaws of democratic anomalies and the State has handed by way of nothing however hampered improvement.”
He, nonetheless, admonished the folks of Edo to shun violence and guarantee a peaceable and honest election on Saturday.
The publicity Secretary of SSPUF in Lagos, who additionally doubles because the Secretary of Ejigbo LCDA, traced the origin of Historic Benin Empire to Oduduwa, saying the State subsequently belongs to the progressives social gathering.
He reiterated that each one Edo indigenes should reject Obaseki with a purpose to proceed having fun with progressive and infrastructural improvement within the State.
Fregene claimed that throughout the tenure of the previous governor, Adams Oshiomole, Edo State skilled exponential infrastructural and financial development.
He enjoined the folks of Edo State to vote correctly throughout the election on Saturday.