The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, has declared that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has already won the governorship poll.
Shaibu said this on Thursday at a political campaign in Jattu, Etsako West Local Government Area of the state.
He expressed joy over the large turnout of supporters at the party’s campaign rallies declaring that “With the crowd, I see here, this election is won by PDP already.”
Shaibu stressed that the poll was for the liberation of the people as the Obaseki-led administration is bringing development closer to the people.”
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He then urged them to the electorate to remain steadfast promising not to dissapiont them
“You people have been with me since when I was in the House of Assembly. Give me the same support and I will not disappoint you,”
“As a government, we must continue to pay salaries, pensions, and create employment. We won’t allow few people to distract us from achieving greatness,” Shaibu added.
It is worth noting that the political atmosphere in the state is charged ahead of the 19th of September gubernatorial polls between incumbent Godwin Obaseki of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress (APC)