Opposition parties endorse Odubu for Edo APC governorship ticket

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin City 

Members of the Coalition of Registered Political Parties in Edo State have thrown their support for the bid of the Deputy Governor of Edo State, Dr. Pius Odubu to clinch the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC). 

According to the parties, their adoption of Odubu was based on a review of various consultations with stakeholders on the Edo future and resolved to support the aspiration of Odubu. 

The group in a press briefing in Benin, led by the Chairman, Dr. Samson Isibor further described the deputy governor as a resourceful and tested personality who is well crafted in the art of governance. 

According to Dr. Isibor, “After reviewing the report of other various consultations ,the CRPP resolved to support the Rt. Hon. Pius Odubu as the man Edo state needs this time around to take us to the promise land. 

“Whoever wants to see Edo state developed at a faster pace it has ever known should suppress sentiment and produce Dr. Pius Odubu for the onerous task of building , sustaining and advancing the development of a new Edo state. 

“We urge all delegates not to allow monetary inducement to out turn their since of judgement of voting for Dr. Pius Odubu ,who has been tested ,as anything contrary to this will mean that we are selling our conscience and the future of our children. 

“CRPP therefore enjoined all APC delegates to cast their vote for Dr. Odubu who people respect for his loyalty, truthfulness, transparency, a goal getter who is not arrogant, pompous or a Mr. Know it all but very humble man above all he is not corrupt and a good listener.” 

Speaking on the allegation of bulk buying of PVCs, he said “We urge the delegates of the APC not to sell their PVCs as its an indication that their future is been mortgaged, we call on the EFCC to investigate the bulk buying of PVCs by a particular aspirants and what this means is that when he wins,he will be in a hurry to recover his funds.”

 

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