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February 24, 2024

Edo 2024: PRP picks female candidate, Patience Key

Practice unicameral legislature as done by sensible nations — PRP

The Peoples Redemption Party (PRP)

By Ozioruva Aliu

BENIN CITY – PATIENCE Key was on Saturday, affirmed as the flagbearer of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) for the September 21 governorship poll in Edo State.

In a process that was supervised by officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Key was affirmed as the party’s candidate by unanimous votes of all the delegates that took part in the voting process.

In her acceptance speech, Key said: “In our journey towards transforming Edo State, we recognize that our greatest asset is our people. The manifesto of our great party lays a robust foundation for economic, social, and infrastructural development, with human capital development as its core pillar.

“This commitment is not just a part of our vision; it is the essence of our mission to elevate Edo State to new heights. Our administration is committed to investing in the people of Edo State through comprehensive education reforms, healthcare accessibility, and skill development programs.

“We understand that the overall growth and development of our state are intrinsically linked to the well-being, education, and capabilities of our citizens. We will ensure that every child in Edo State has access to quality education that prepares them for the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.

“Furthermore, we will expand vocational training and entrepreneurship programs to equip our youth and adults with the skills needed in a rapidly evolving global economy.”

On transparency and good governance, she said: “Transparency, accountability, and good governance will be the hallmarks of our administration. We will ensure that the resources of Edo State serve the people of Edo State, implementing policies with integrity and openness.

“Together, with your support, I am confident that we can overcome these challenges and achieve the Edo State we all dream of.”