Friday, 7 August 2020

President Buhari urges APC to do all that is necessary to win the Edo State election

Buhari congratulates Pastor Ize-Iyamu in his emergence as the party’s candidate in Edo State after a “turbulent process”, assuring him of full support.


President Muhammadu, through his Spokesperson, Garba Shehu, has released an official statement to back-up his meeting with the All Progressive Congress governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. In the statement , Garba Shehu confirmed that the APC flag bearer, got his blessings from the president and according to them , they are sure of victory.


Below is what he said:

President Buhari, Friday in Abuja received the governorship candidate of the All President Congress (APC) in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, urging party leaders and campaign team to do all that is necessary, filleting legal and constitutional means, to win the election. President Buhari received the governorship candidate at the State House alongside Caretaker Committee Chairman of the APC and Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni; Chairman of Progressive Governors Forum and Governor of Kebbi State, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, and APC Campaign Chairman for Edo Stars elections and Governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.

The President charged the party leaders to avoid the pitfalls that affected the party’s victory in Rivers,  Zamfara and Bayelsa States in the 2019 elections, pointing out that with the resolution of the “acute crisis” in the party in Edo State, he was optimistic that the party will regain its pride and place in winning elections, and serving the people.

President Buhari urged party leaders at the National and state levels to follow the electoral process in an open and transparent manner.
“What I want is a transparent process so that the confidence of the people will be strengthened “
The President congratulated Pastor Ize-Iyamu in his emergence as the party’s candidate in Edo State after a “turbulent process”, assuring him of full support.

Earlier in his remarks, the Chairman of the Caretaker C’tte, who presented the candidate, told the President that: Pastor Ize-Iyamu is a seasoned grassroots politician who is loved by his people”, noting PMB’s blessings in the candidate futmrtger validates the party’s confidence.

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