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Ex-Edo Guber Aspirant Endorses Asue Ighodalo for Governor

Ismail Abdulazeez Mantu Reporting

Edo State, Nigeria

In a recent statement released on his verified social media handle, Benjamin Mayor Oyamendan, a notable figure in Edo State politics and a Chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), declared his unequivocal support for Dr. Asue Ighodalo as the PDP’s gubernatorial candidate for the forthcoming Edo State 2024 gubernatorial election slated for September.

Oyamendan, who had previously been critical of the party, emphasized that his endorsement of Dr. Ighodalo transcends party lines and is rooted in his firm belief in the candidate’s competence, character, and vision for the state.

Addressing criticisms regarding perceived inconsistencies in his political stance, Oyamendan defended his prerogative to support a candidate based on merit rather than party allegiance. He asserted that his decision to back Dr. Ighodalo reflects thoughtful consideration rather than opportunism or betrayal.

Highlighting Dr. Ighodalo’s qualifications, Oyamendan cited the candidate’s distinguished career as an economist and corporate legal luminary, which attests to his capacity for effective leadership and decision-making. Moreover, Oyamendan praised Dr. Ighodalo’s integrity and unwavering commitment to combating corruption, showing the importance of character in public office.

Drawing attention to Dr. Ighodalo’s extensive experience and expertise in socio-economic matters, Oyamendan emphasized the candidate’s ability to address pressing issues facing Edo State, including insecurity and poverty. He commended Dr. Ighodalo’s visionary approach to governance, which prioritizes progress, education, and poverty eradication as pillars of development.

As the election date approaches, Oyamendan urged voters to prioritize equity, justice, and fairness in their decision-making process. He emphasized the significance of each vote in shaping the future of Edo State and urged voters to consider Dr. Ighodalo’s candidacy with impartiality and discernment.

Oyamendan affirmed that his endorsement of Dr. Asue Ighodalo is not driven by radicalism but by a genuine belief in the candidate’s ability to lead Edo State towards prosperity and progress. He called upon all stakeholders, including social media commentators, to respect his decision and to approach the electoral process with a spirit of constructive engagement and informed choice.

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