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OBASEKI RUNNING ON EXCUSES, BLACKMAIL — APC

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THE All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, Tuesday, took a swipe at the PDP governorship candidate, Governor Godwin Obaseki saying “incumbent governments run for re-election on their achievements and records in office but Governor Godwin Obaseki has only excuses, deceit and blackmail to offer Edo people.”
In a statement by Chairman of the Edo APC Media Campaign Council, Mr. John Mayaki, the party said: “Mr. Godwin Obaseki’s re-election campaign is an assault on common sense, decency, and ethics. He has failed to articulate his achievement in the last four years, even in special media charades put together by what is left of his tattered team of staff.
“When they rushed to launch a farcical ‘MEGA’ plan that is now nowhere to be found and thrust the embattled Governor in front of a camera, he stuttered, fumbled, and ended up saying nothing other than the fact that his administration was a MEGA failure and his entire re-election campaign, a MEGA circus.”
“Unfortunately for him and his people, the people of Edo State are not in need of clowns. What they want is a prepared governor like Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the APC who has a visible manifesto and specific plans on how to deal with the challenges confronting the state.
“Obaseki has continued to whine and sulk because he was served a rejection notice everywhere he has been in the state with his fellow clowns. Even at their recent event, he was heard criticizing the APC for the state of electricity in Edo in the last five years, forgetting that he was governor for at least four out of the five.”
APC has run out of campaign ideas, says PDP
Reacting to APC’s statement, the Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state, Chris Nehikhare, said the allegation was an indication that the APC has run out of campaign ideas.
Nehikhare said: “It is obvious that the APC and Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu have run out of campaign ideas.
”Obaseki’s government has been unequalled in the last 12 years in terms of achievements and campaigns. He has built the Osiomo plant that is 99 per cent complete and will give street lights in Benin and government buildings, this government has achieved near completion in the modular refinery, the renovation of Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium is there for all to see, the Benin technical college is there for all to see and numerous others.
”If the APC no longer has anything to talk about, they should keep quiet. Governor Godwin Obaseki is running the best campaign in this state for the past 12 years.
“In 2016, Oshiomhole’s campaign was about insult on Ize-Iyamu but the PDP is not dwelling on that, Ize-Iymu is campaigning with the same SIMPLE agenda that Edo people rejected. But the truth is that come September 19, Edo people will decide.”

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Mr Ilawole appreciated the governor for giving him the opportunity to serve the state in the capacity of a commissioner in the intervention agency.
Another top government official working with Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has resigned his appointment to join the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), ahead of the October 10 Ondo governorship election.
The official is Bisi Ilawole., a Commissioner with the Ondo State Oil Producing Commission (OSOPADEC). He resigned his appointment with the State government on Tuesday.
In his resignation letter addressed to Mr Akeredolu, he appreciated the governor for giving him the opportunity to serve the state in the capacity of a Commissioner in the intervention agency.
“Sir, it is my profound gratitude for the rare privilege given to me under your administration to serve as a commissioner representing the good people of Ilaje Oil Producing Communities,” part of his letter reads.
After his resignation, he resigned from the All Progressives Congress (APC) and joined the ZLP, with his supporters.
Moreso, a two-time Chairman of Irele Local Government, Nicholas Akinbiola and Daisi Onetufo, a chieftain of APC, also defected to ZLP.
In addition, a former chairman of Ileoluji/Okeigbo and lawmaker representing the constituency, Folagbade Gbemibade dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for ZLP.
Speaking after he received them at the ZLP Secretariat, the state chairman, Joseph Akinlaja, said the interest of the folks would be considered.
Last week, a reported show that a senior aide of Mr Akeredolu, Andrew Ogunsakin. resigned his appointment from the government, and threw his weight behind deputy Agboola Ajayi, ahead of the state governorship election.

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“I Am Ready To Work With Obaseki” – Ize – Iyamu

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The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the just-concluded Edo election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has declared that he is ready to work with his victorious opponent, Governor Godwin Obaseki.
Ize-Iyamu disclosed this during a press briefing on Wednesday.
He also had a closed-door meeting with his party’s caretaker chairman and governor of Yobe State, Mallam Buni and Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State in Abuja.
Ize-Iyamu at the press conference said: “We are going to talk to everybody, we will bring everybody back. I want to salute my brother, the governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki. I am appealing to him to return to the party. In every family, there must be a disagreement.”
Let it not be said that it was this disagreement that pushed him out of the party. I made the mistake before and I have come to realise that it was a grievious error and I would not want him as a senior brother to make the same,” he added.
Furthermore, Ize-Iyamu asserted he is appealing to him to come back to the party where he truly belongs saying
“In APC, he’s recognised as a leader but the new party he is, it will be difficult for them to accept him(Obaseki) as a leader.
“So I am ready to work with him and all well-meaning Edo people. We believe that it is time we bring peace to our state, ” he concluded.

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Ondo Election : There Is Gang Up Against Us – State APC Spokesman

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The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Ondo State, says it has uncovered plans by some political parties to employ crude means to destroy the image of the party, ahead of the Oct.10, gubernatorial polls.
Mr Alex Kalejaiye, the state Publicity Secretary of APC, made the allegation in a statement on Wednesday in Akure.
“The unholy alliance is informed by the fact that the political parties perceive APC as a common enemy because they are jittery over the rising profile of the ruling APC, on account of its performance.
“To achieve this, it was further gathered, the parties are to lay at the doorstep of the ruling party all forms of violence and acts of thuggery that will be carried out by their sponsored agents.
“As a responsible and responsive political organisation, the APC appreciates and it is committed to peaceful campaigns and rancor-free gubernatorial election.The party abhors anything that can inflict pains on the good people of the state,” Kalejaiye stated.
He tasked all security agencies in the state to be vigilant and ensure that perpetrators of any form of destructive acts, and violations of positive conduct were handled with all seriousness.
According to him, APC encourages other political parties to tow the path of peace, and caution their members to discard an untoward attitude of hooliganism and recklessness in their operations.
“Political leaders will do well to avoid making inflammatory statements that are capable of spurring their followers in unjustifiable and uncivilised actions.
“The best way to win over the electorate is to sell programmes of various parties, convince them of ability to deliver on campaign promises, and appeal for their understanding and support,” he stated.
The APC spokesman, therefore, noted that the party would always crave for genuine development of the state, through massive infrastructure boosting and industrialis-ation.He added that the current uncommon interventions in the agriculture sector would be sustained.

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