The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has concluded campaigns for his election as Governor.
The Edo election is set to hold on Saturday, September 19, with Ize-Iyamu and the incumbent governor, Godwin Obaseki of the PDP as main contenders.
Ize-Iyamu in a statement on Thursday by the Chairman, Edo State APC Media Campaign Council, John Mayaki thanked all his supporters at home and abroad for their solidarity.
“This is to thank all the citizens of Edo State at home and abroad for your solidarity and to announce that the Edo State All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council and the Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu Campaign Organisation will close its campaign for the Office of the Governor of Edo State by 10PM on Thursday, 17 September 2020.
“We are overwhelmed by the massive support, the plethora of endorsements, the approval and reception of our SIMPLE agenda, and the valiant spirit of Edo people, which we encountered in all the 192 wards of our powerful state. With all your support and participation, we are assured that our candidate will commence the good work of reinstating democracy and resurrecting Edo state as soon as possible.
“The public is hereby enjoined to disregard any campaign-related material that may purport to come from our council, and we encourage the good people of Edo to remain vigilant, safe, dogged and unyielding to oppression as the election draws closer,” the statement read.