The campaign council of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the September 19, Edo governorship election, intensified its efforts to ensure a massive vote for the party’s candidatye, Pastor Osagie Ize Iyamu, when the chairman of the council, and his assistant, Governors Abdulahi Ganduje and Hope Uzodimma of Kano and Imo states respectively stormed the state capital to address the Hausa and Igbo communities AHEAD OF THE POLL
The chairman All Progressives Congress, Edo State Election Campaign Council, Governor Abdulahi Ganduje and members of his cabinet stormed the Hausa Community in Eyaen, the outskirts of Benin City, where he urged them to vote for APC in Saturday’s governorship election.
The Governor, who addressed a mammoth crowd of Hausa community, said a vote for APC is a vote for President Muhammadu Buhari and his efforts to reposition Nigeria for greater heights.
Ganduje said “We have come to mobilse our northern brothers who are based here to vote for the APC and the Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu come Saturday.”
Leader of the Hausa community in the area, Idurase said the “Hausa community have been here for a long time and they are well secured, they are part of us. Our prayer for peace and security shall be answered. “The success that you want shall be answered, the happiness that you want shall be yours and the victory that you want shall be yours”
In a separate rally, Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, at the weekend who addressed the Igbo community in Edo State, urged them to vote for the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.
Uzodimma, who was honoured by the Igbo Youth Union (IYU) and the Youth Wing of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohaneze N’Igbo in Edo State, described Governor Obaseki’s tax policies as anti-Igbo, urging that a vote for Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and the All Progressives Congress (APC), who promote the Igbo businesses in the state
“As Igbo, we must be vigilant, so that people will not deceive you. PDP is coming today begging for your votes just because they need it now, but that is a deceit. This governor does not like the Igbo. They are only coming because of the votes and after that Obaseki will abandon you.” Uzodimma alleged.