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Stop using Oshiomhole’s name to campaigning, Igbafe warns AC aspirants

By Gabriel Enogholase
BENIN—EDO State Director for Poverty Alleviation, Chief (Mrs.) Evelyn Igbafe, has warned aspirants using Governor Adams Oshiomhole’s name to campaign for primaries of Action Congress, AC, due to take place soon to desist from doing so, as the governor has not anointed any aspirant for any political position.

Chief Igbafe, who addressed journalists in the state at a press conference, said that Comrade Oshiomhole, as the architect of one-man-one-vote, would not descend low as to endorse candidates for political offices, as this would negate his campaign for a fair and credible election.

According to her, “the governor has initiated a democratic revolution of the entrenchment of one-man-one-vote.
“It is, therefore, inimical for the same governor to take side. He is not going to be bias and will not make the mistakes of what happened in the PDP

“There are a lot of aspirants claiming that the governor has endorsed them. They should go to the field and work very hard, campaign and if they are popular, the y will be nominated for the political offices they seek”.

Chief Igbafe also came hard on the senator representing Edo North in Senate; Sen. Yisa Braimoh, who she said had not made any meaningful contribution or impacted positively on the lives of people of his constituent.

“In spite of his privileged position, the gully erosion ravaging Edo North senatorial District, with particular reference to Auchi, could not be presented to the front burner of national discourse b y Senator Yisah Braimoh because his godfather has not asked him to do so.

“We are yet to hear Senator Braimoh’s private motion on the need for the Federal Government to hurriedly dualized Auchi-Abuja due to the high number of accidents on the road which claimed numerous lives.

“The intention of the federal government to open up the Afemai nation to the rest of the country via the construction of a bridge across River Niger from Agenebode to Idah, could not be brought to the fore by Senator Braimoh because his godfather has not instructed him.”

She called on the Afemais to reject Senator Yisa Braimoh’s bid to return to the senate as he could represent the people.


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