Former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has disclosed that the party has the potentials to take over the presidency in the forthcoming general election.He also solicited for the support of party members and supporters nationwide to actualize the party’s quest to wrestle power from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Ize-Iyamu who spoke at the PDP rally held across the 18 Local councils in Edo State, sued for massive support to give the party the opportunity that will pave way for it to take over and ensure victory at both the state and federal levels.
The party also decried the continuous alleged marginalization of the Edo Central Senatorial district, saying the current state structure puts the district at a disadvantage position in the allotment of political power amongst the three senatorial district.
The state Chairman of the party, Chief Dan Orbih, urged party faithful to continue to support the party and make the APC become history and go into oblivion.
Orbih sympathised with the people of Edo Central Senatorial District on the loss of the speakership position of the House of Assembly to Edo North, saying it’s unfortunate as an Edo North man was the immediate past governor of the state.
Orbih also received some decamped who pledged their unflinching support and loyalty to the party, just as he decried the poor state of development in some of the local government councils, particularly in Igueben local council.
At Uromi, Esan North East Local Council, the chairman called for the immediate reinstatement of the Onojie of Uromi by the state government. He also commended the relentless support given to the party by the people of Esan North-East Local Government Council, stressing that the party will continue to show appreciation to the local government for their support.
The weeklong rally, which was to solicit for votes in future election, witnessed large turnout of party loyalists and faithful drawn from all the local councils in the state.