With about six weeks to the Edo State governorship election, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo among other APC leaders and governors elected on the party platform ia expected to flagoff the campaign for the election bid of Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu today.
President Muhammad Buhari had officially performed the inauguration of the APC campaign to retake Edo when he presented the party flag to Ize-Iyamu on Friday at the Presidential villa, Abuja.
Osinbajo, who is leading the Presidential delegation to Benin held the flag with Ize-Iyamu after the President but is coming to Benin to formally flag off the campaign on Edo soil.
The Vice President is coming to tell the people that the President wants Edo state remaining in APC with their votes in the September 19 election but not after he pays a courtesy visit to the Oba of Benin, Omo Nova Nedo Uku Akpolokpolo Oba Ewuare II.
Recall the Chairman of the APC National Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Committee and Governor of Yobe State, Mallam Mai Buni at the Presidential villa Friday told Mr President that Pastor Ize-Iyamu is close to the electorate in Edo and he is a tested and trusted grassroot politician.#