BENIN CITY – The Edo State Council of Ex-Service Men operating under the leadership of the ‘Nigerian Legion’ has described the victory of the Governor-Elect Mr Godwin Obaseki in the September 28 governorship election as the manifestation of God.
The group in a congratulatory message to the Obaseki made available to newsmen said God intervention in the electoral process was to ensure that the good work already started by the Comrade Governor continues.
In a statement signed by the state Chairman Col. Osawaru J.B Awanbor CNC (RTD), the group noted that they are grateful and confident that the All Progressives Congress (APC) government in Edo State under the leadership of the governor-elect will take Edo State to a greater height.
The statement said, “The entire Ex-Servicemen in Edo State overwhelmed with joy and gratitude wish to send this congratulatory message to the governor-elect Mr. Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki on his victory at the just concluded governorship poll of September 28 2016”.
“With this victory God’s intervention has manifested by granting somebody who shall be trust worthy to take over the mantle of leadership to continue the good work already started by our Comrade Governor Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole”.
They pledged to continue to identify and remain committed to the APC government in the State for the overall good and benefit of the good people of Edo State.