By Simon Ebegbulem
BENIN—Chieftain of the Action Congress, AC, in Edo State, Mr. Omorogbe Oghogho, yesterday, warned leaders of the party in the state to adhere to the principle of one man one vote of Governor Adams Oshiomhole, saying that youths of the party would not hesitate to deal with any party leader found collecting money from aspirants.

Oghogho who spoke to newsmen in Benin City, shortly after he declared his intension to run for the House of Representatives seat for Orhionmwon/Uhunwonde Federal Constituency of Edo State,  decried the attitude of majority of the National Assembly members in the state, who according to him, have failed to attract any federal projects to their respective constituencies.

Disclosing that his decision to run for the House of Representatives was a divine calling, he said he was aware that political leaders would want to stop candidates,  who are not money bags.

“The youths are tired of such attitudes because that is why we have on several occasions elected the wrong people into sensitive offices. But we are wise now and it will not happen again. I am not prepared to give any leader money and any leader caught collecting money to manipulate the primaries will be dealt with. We must all adhere strictly to the principle of one man one vote and nothing more.”

“I do not have money but I want to and answer God’s calling. Do you know that the people representing us today only recently opened a constituency office and the road leading to his own village was recently tarred by Governor Oshiomhole. And you see them decamping to the AC just to come and grab the ticket with their money.

“But we are prepared tackle them. Our people have been deprived of good representation for long and now the people must be allowed to lead. All our representative is doing now is to share money to buy the conscience of the people,  when he knows that he has failed and have been rejected by the people. I am going there to make changes and I know by the special grace of God, I will make it,” he said.


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