Governor Mai Mala Buni, the Chairman of the APC Caretaker Committee and Governor of Yobe State, has assured voters and supporters that the party will reclaim Edo State at the September 19 polls.
Governor Buni who led a delegation of other governors and leaders of the party from across the country to the flag-off rally of the Edo governorship election on Saturday in Benin, noted that APC is united behind Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, just he further assured voters that the party will reclaim the statw in a peaceful election.
On his part, the chairman of the APC National Campaign Council and the Governor of Kano State, Umar Abdulahi Ganduje, said the party had begun on a victorious note with the successful inauguration of the excluded members of the Edo Assembly and urged voters to choose the APC at the polls for inclusive governance and return to growth and development.
The immediate-past national chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, flayed the incumbent Governor Obaseki on his conflicting academic credentials and litany of MOUs which, according to him, merely enriched consultants and failed to offer any benefit to the people.
In his remarks, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu thanked supporters and leaders of the party for the privilege bear the party flag.
He said their presence, and the turn out of the people, are testament to the fact that Edo State has chosen APC and will demonstrate this choice at the polls.
Governors and leaders present at the rally, include: Governors Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna; Babajide Sanwoolu ofLagos; Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi; Hope Uzodinma of Imo; Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo; Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger; Gboyega Oyetola of Osun; and other leaders including Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, and Minister Rotimi Ameachi.