JUST IN: Ex-Edo Speaker Joins Governorship Race


Former speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Thomas Okosun has signified his intention to contest the next governorship election in the state on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Okosun made his intention public on Thursday, November 30, when he paid an official visit to members of the State Executive Committee of the APC at the party’s Airport Road secretariat in Benin City.

According to a statement by his campaign team, Okosun addressed party leaders and others present, during which he expressed his determination to rescue Edo from the hands of the ruling party and steer the state towards meaningful development.

The statement read: “His bold declaration has become a turning point in Edo’s political landscape, sparking passion among the people and setting the stage for a dynamic electoral season.

“The atmosphere was not only electrifying but also brimming with optimism for the future of Edo State.

“Okosun’s unwavering determination and visionary outlook have indeed initiated a new and promising chapter in Edo State’s history.

“Okosun, through his inspiring address, has motivated and united the people of Edo around a shared dream of progress.

“As the sun set on this historic day, the promise of a brighter tomorrow under Okosun’s leadership left the people inspired, motivated, and filled with hope for positive change. He also assured

“His emphasis on good governance, especially in these critical times in Nigeria, signals a commitment to steering Edo State towards a path of growth and prosperity.”


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