By Elias Inaede,
In a bid to secure landslide Victory for the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates in the Forthcoming general election slated for February 25th and 11 March 2023, a Leader of the party in Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State, Rotarian Simon Ogiei at the Weekend held a strategic Units meeting to officially receive some former People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Members into the APC.
The ceremony which took place in his country home at Uzanu was attended by APC Leaders in the area and other critical stakeholders of the party.
Rotarian Simon Ogie, said, the Units comprised of Uzanu Unit 8, ,Ukpeko Unit 9 and Udochii Unit 18 of Ward three in Etsako East Local Government Area . He urged the party Faithfuls and the decampees to work assiduously towards the victory of the party.
The decampees consisted of people mainly from the various units of the Ward three of Etsako East Local Government Area..
Rotarian Ogie while receiving the decampees into the party gave them the reassurances of better prospects in the APC.
he Notable Politician thanked them for recognizing and appreciating the efforts of the Honourable Minister of State For Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Agba in uplifting the lives of the ordinary people and the downtrodden in the Ward and the entire State through several empowerment programs including the recent N50,000 palliative through an Agency to over 5000 flood victims in Etsako East, Etsako Central and Esan South East and N75,000.00 start-Up capital to 100 Beneficiaries across Edo North.
According to Rotarian Ogie, there was need for the people of the Ward to Vote enmasse for all APC Candidates to cont inue to witness tremendous developments in the area as the area has witnessed unprecedented infrastructural development under APC led Fed Government and our Leader, Prince Clem Agba.
The APC Chieftain stated that the party does not discriminate and that all members are equal. He expressed his readiness and that of the Honourable Minister of State For Budget and National Planning to continue to be of support to them in any of their legitimate endeavours if they give their support to APC.
Rotarian Simon Ogie who is a heavyweight Politician with mass Followerships across the Local Government expressed the hope that if elected as President, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu will ensure that the Ward and the Local Government are in the scheme of things.
He also canvassed massive support for the Senatorial Candidate of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the House of Representatives Candidate in Etsako Federal Constituency, Barrister Sunday Dekeri Anamero and Hon. Kingsley Ugabi who is the House of Assembly Candidate in Etsako East State Constituency.
Some of the decampees who spoke at the ceremony said they were elated to join the APC and regretted having been Members of the People’s Democratic Party, adding that their joining APC was as a result of the all inclusive policy of Prince Clem Agba and the APC.
A road show led by Rotarian Ogie was done in support of all the APC candidates to further prove their loyalty to their Leader, Prince Clem Agba and to reassure him that they will vote enmasse for the APC in order to appreciate him for the good work he is doing as a Minister.
ELIAS INAEDE, is the APC Publicity Secretary in Etsako Central Local Government.