By The World Satellite.
Ahead of the September 19th Gubernatorial election in Edo State, a meeting of Chairmen and Secretaries of Sub-Committees of the People’s Democratic Party’s National Campaign Council was held on Wednesday, 15th July at the Rivers State Government House in Port Harcourt.
Deputy Chairman of the National Campaign Council and Governor of Adamawa State; Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri who addressed the press on behalf of the Council, assured that with the already existing popularity of the PDP in Edo State together with its widely accepted candidate, victory for PDP in Edo State is certain.
Stating that the Edo election is already on the table for the PDP, Governor Fintiri noted that the PDP has a sellable candidate and Nigerians are moving forward with democracy just as he added that the Party has strategies on how to take what belongs to PDP in Edo and are not leaving anything to chance.
“Edo technically is a PDP state, in 2019 we virtually won all the elections in Edo State.” He asserted that with the addition of the Governor to an already strong PDP, the party was on a sure path to victory in Edo State”, Umaru Fintiri explained.
Also speaking, Chairman of the Publicity Sub Committee; High Chief Raymond Dokpesi revealed that the meeting was to review the Party’s strategies on how to win the election.
In his remarks, he expressed that those of them from Edo State are very clear in our minds that the Party’s candidate, Governor Godwin Obaseki is definitely the best candidate to deliver and sustain the PDP ticket and the flag of the party in Government House.
“The National Campaign Council is organized to support and ensure close collaboration with the State Campaign Council to ensure the total victory of PDP in Edo State,” he said.
Furthermore, Dokpesi stated that the election is a great challenge not only to the PDP but to the South-South as a region, while adding that the party is presently ensuring that “it’s I’s are being dotted and the T’s being crossed to ensure success.”
In attendance were Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike; Chairman of the National Campaign Council and Governor of Rivers State, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri; Deputy Chairman of the Campaign Council and Governor of Adamawa State, H.E Seyi Makinde; Governor of Oyo State, Former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives; Hon Austin Opara, Senator Dino Melaye, National Publicity Secretary of the PDP; Kola Ologbondiyan and some members of the PDP’s National Working Committee