BENIN: Delegates and leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC from Sobe, Owan West Local Government Area of Edo State has apologized to Mr. Godwin Obaseki and his campaign Organization for the disruption of his visit to Sobe Ward 11 when he visited the ward to woo delegates from the area. They said the entire community of Sobe has mandated them to pay the visit and to present to him their unreserved apology as such will never happen again. They used the visit to announce their unflinching support and adopted him as their sole candidate for the APC ticket comes 18th June, 2016 when the primary will hold.
Leading the delegation was Mr. Zacheus Enahoro, who is the leader of the ward and Hon. McDonald Obasuke the Honorable Commissioner for Art and Culture Edo State, the Immediate past Councilor representing the ward Hon. Jefred Obadiko. They were accompanied on the visit by all the delegates from the ward who has the right to vote at the primaries.
Speaking earlier, Mr Zacheus Enahoro said that Sobe is conflict free and that they live like family adding that as a family, they have resolved to support the ambition of Mr. Godwin Obaseki to pick the party ticket and consequently win the election come September 10th this year.
He commended the effort of the Comrade Governor for seeing to the development of the state and sued for it sustenance. He pleaded with Mr. Godwin Obaseki not to forget them majorly in the area of their township roads and the health centre in their community. He said they have confidence in his ability to deliver on it.
According to him, “We want to thank you for giving us a second chance to see you. We have heard all you have said and we are solidly behind you”.
“But I will like to request something from you because I know you are already governor of the state. We want an upgraded health care center if possible a general hospital where we can have doctors and nurses attend to our people.
“We want you also to prevail on the people at the top to complete the abandoned Sobe road because our people are suffering” he stated.
On his part, the Commissioner, Hon MacDonald Obasuke who declared that no other aspirant can get their attention assured Mr. Godwin Obaseki of 99 per cent support from the ward.
Responding, Mr Godwin Obaseki thanked them for their support and urged them not to relent in their effort in educating the people on what the party stands for. This according to him is peace and development.
He expressed joy over their resolution to work as one indivisible family. He asid, “We are in charge now, Oshiomhole has built the party; our responsibility now is to take care of everyone in the party. We can’t continue with the situation where our youths are unemployed.
On their request for the completion of Sabongida Ora-Sobe road, he said, “Whether the road is Federal Government or State Government we will put an end to the plight the people are currently facing in the road”.
APC Delegates and Leaders from Owan West LGA Apologize and Pledged their Total Support for Godwin Obaseki.
By: Endurance Ihungbe Oboite and Nosa Omorogie