Cross-Section of Party Supporters at the APC Rally in Benin City
By Mark Erabor
BENIN-CITY/Nigeria: The Immediate Past National Chairman Of APC And Governor Of Edo State, Comrade Adams Aliu Oshiomhole Has Vowed To return Edo State to the All Progressive Congress (APC) In The September 19, 2020, Governorship Election which is being contested by 14 Political parties
The immediate past national Chairman of APC dropped the hint while addressing his kinsmen and supporters of his party on Saturday night at his Country home, Iyamho in Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State where he tested his popularity with a mammoth crowd coming to welcome their leader.
It was the first journey back home after the former labour leader visited the State since the APC National Working Committee which he led was dissolved at the National Executive Council meeting that was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on June 25, 2020.
It would be recalled that the State returned from opposition by default after the incumbent Governor of the State, Godwin Obaseki and his deputy Governor defected from APC to the Peoples Democratic Party.
This was after Mr Jonathan Ayuba led screening Committee for Edo APC Governorship primary election disqualified the incumbent Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki over alleged discrepancies in his documents having secured a clean bill of academic from the Nigeria premier University of Ibadan.
He also stated that his mission is to bring Edo back to the parts of sustainable development and entrench a democratic Government that would consolidate on his achievements especially in the provision of basic infrastructure.
“We want to return to the government of the people by the people and for the people.
“We have a common mission to bring Edo back to the parts of sustainable development.
“I am back and ready for Edo, my home State”.
“Now the snake that enter our family home, God has driven the snake out to where he belong”.
“I have come home to join you and start the process of reclaiming the house back to the family of APC.
“So now I have only one mission and I know it, is our common mission to bring Edo back to the parts of sustainable development”
“We shall bring back the era of red roof.”
“We want to bring back roads with drainage.”
“We want to bring back those lovely days when we engage our youths and we mix-up with the elders”, The APC leader stated.