Edo gov 2024: Constituents tell Shaibu to contest

..as PDP Etsako West, ward 11 endorses Dep Gov to contest

The deputy governor, Mr. Philip Shaibu, and Leaders of PDP Ward 11, Etsako West LGA at the reception organised in his honour during the ward meeting

Members of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ward 11, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State, have asked the Deputy Governor, Mr. Philip Shaibu, to run for the 2024 governorship election in the state.

Ward 11 is where Shaibu hails from.

Members of the ward reached the decision at a carnival-like reception for Shaibu on his arrival at the ward meeting, of PDP Ward 11, Etsako West LGA where the Chairman, Igbafe Agbonoga, affirmed the Deputy Governor’s level of acceptability for the 2024 race among his people, party members and the populace.

The support for Shaibu is a pointer to the fact that the PDP governorship primaries would be a referendum for the Deputy Governor with a masterplan, on a mission for practical governance for all-round development of Edo State.

Members of Ward 11 constituency of PDP at the reception organised for Shaibu, during the ward meeting,  where he was endorsed for the 2024 governorship election

According to the Ward Chairman, “We have agreed that Philip Shaibu must run for 2024 governorship election.

“We know he would make a huge difference, if elected as the next governor of our dear state.

“Our decision is based on the ideology of the Deputy Governor’s practicality in governance during his tenure as a member of Edo State House of Assembly and National Assembly respectively, which focused on paradigm shift in governance.

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“The Ward 11 PDP members and leadership, after critically examining the antecedents and capacity of the Deputy Governor, we have decided to endorse and support him to run and win the Edo 2024 governorship election.

“This decision was taken with due consultations with our party members across the entire Ward 11 of PDP, Estako West.

“Let me reiterate, that it is our belief that the Deputy Governor is the most credible and qualified person for Edo 2024.

“As we prepare to elect a new governor in a matter of months to come, we need not just any politician, but a man with the best interest of the State at heart, in addition to the necessary experience.

”We need the Deputy Governor to stir the ship of the State from the failed expectations and disappointments that have been our bane.

”It is on this note that we are here, to announce that after careful scrutiny of those aspiring to be governor, we have found that the most suitable man for the job is Philip Shaibu and we so endorse him for the number one seat of Edo State,” Agbonogahe added.

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