Edo 2024: Social Political Group Calls On Dr. Okundaye To Join Governorship Race


Jun 3, 2023

A Social  Political  group Edo Progressive Forum has called on  a chieftain of the Labour Party Dr  Oghogho Okundaye to join  the governorship race for Edo state  2024.

This was contained in a communique issued at the end of the group enlarged meeting held in Benin.

Briefing Newsmen At the end of the meeting  The State coordinator of the group  Marcus Ediale said they decided to hold the meeting to  appraise the Political happenings in  the  state and  fashion out way forward.

He said at the end  deliberation on  the issue of governorship race came up and after much discussion the members agreed that competence,capability,exposure and ability to carry people along should be the criteria to be considered by all the political  parties in getting their representatives  rather that zoning.

Comrade Marcus Ediale also told journalists that the issue of some personalities were also discussed and the members  decided to persuade a Labour party chieftain  Dr Oghogho Okundaye to join the race for the 2024  gubernatorial election.

Throwing more light on the issue the secetary and Publicity Secretary of the group Erhabor Osamuyi and Isah Briamoh respectively  said having been following the pedigree of Dr Okundaye the group decided to call on him to take the bull by the horn and contest.

They said apart from  his humanitarian and generosity Dr.Okundaye level of intellect and exposure are some of the criteria the next Edo State governor should possess in order to take the state to further heights 

Other members of the Edo Progressives forum said arrangements are already in top gear to approach Dr  Okundaye  physically having followed him from afar to persuade him to accept  their plea 

They expressed optimism that with the calibre of  Dr.Okundaye as the state governor who is a detrabilized Nigerian  the much sought after getting to the pinnacle of development will be easily achieved.

The Edo Progressives Forum is a non partisan socio economic group with members within and outside Nigeria and it  champions the  cause of good governance and  Progressive governance in the country.

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