The Peoples Democratic Party Rebrand 8 Group (PDPR8G) Lagos state congratulates Mr Godwin Obaseki/ Dr Phillip Shaibu for emerging the governor-elect/ Deputy Gov-elect respectively in the just concluded Edo state guber-elections.
Mr Obaseki emerged winner in the very keenly contested election with 307,955 votes against his closest opposition rival, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All progressive congress(APC) with 223,619 votes.
The group made this known in a statement signed by its Coordinator, Princess Brenda Ify Esokawu, on Monday, whixh was made available to Headline News365.
The statement read;
“The victory is a clear testament and resolve of the Edo people and PDP in general not only against godfatherism but to enthrone good governance and leadership.
We also commend the effort of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party led by the National chairman Prince Uche Secondus for setting up a topnotch campaign and strategy team which has cumulated into victory for the party.
We will not also fail to commend member of the campaign teams which includes Gov Nyesom Wike chairman Edo PDP Campaign team, Gov Ifeayin Okowa, Gov Seyi Makinde and the host of others party leaders, dignitaries and active volunteer party patriots in their various capacity who ensured their presence was felt during and all through the campaign and election process.
Lastly we commend the independent national electoral commission (INEC) and other security agencies who ensured the votes of the people counts and the will of the people prevail thereby resulting into great victory for the people’s governor, MrGodwin Obaseki as the governor elect of Edo state.
Long live PDP
Long live the people of Edo State
Long live the Governor- Elect Mr Godwin Obaseki
Congratulations to everyone
Princess Brenda Ify Esokawu
Coordinator, PDPR8G Lagos state”