Why APC should win Edo governorship election – Buhari

L-R: All Progressives Congress (APC) Gubernatorial Candidate, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; President Muhammadu Buhari; Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode; APC Deputy Gubernatorial Candidate, Mr. Phillip Shuaibu; Edo State Governor, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole and his Wife, Iara during the Edo State APC Grand Finale Campaign at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin, on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.
L-R: All Progressives Congress (APC) Gubernatorial Candidate, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; President Muhammadu Buhari; Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode; APC Deputy Gubernatorial Candidate, Mr. Phillip Shuaibu; Edo State Governor, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole and his Wife, Iara during the Edo State APC Grand Finale Campaign at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin, on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

President Muhammadu Buhari has described Godwin Obaseki, the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s election in Edo State, as a seasoned technocrat to lead.

Mr. Buhari said this at the APC’s mega campaign rally at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium on Tuesday in Benin.

“Obaseki is a seasoned technocrat and I recommend him to you so that you can continue to grow the state’s developmental stride,” the president said.

He recalled previous invitations to him by Gov. Adams Oshiomhole and applauded his several achievements in the state.

“I am grateful for inviting me to come today to identify with you. You have built schools and roads which I have seen myself,” he said.

The president said the Edo people would do well to vote for Obaseki on Sept. 10 to sustain and continue with Mr. Oshiomhole’s “good works” in the state.

He acknowledged the current economic challenges and assured the people that the nation would come out of the woods with the available human and material resources.

The president paid tributes to the late Oba Erediuwa, describing him as a foremost traditional leader with unquestionable integrity.

“I have not seen any more forthright traditional ruler,” he said.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo had on Tuesday said that President Buhari’s visit to the state would boost the party’s chances at Saturday’s governorship election.

The party chairman in the state, Anselm Ojezua, said the president’s visit would boost the party’s chances at the polls.

Mr. Ojezua, who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the main bowl of the Samuel Ogbemudia stadium, in Benin, said this was in spite of the fact that the party and its candidate, Mr. Obaseki, had prepared well.

“But the president gracing the final rally will no doubt further enhance the chances of the party at the poll,’’ he said.

The chairman said the president “will not be oblivious of the fact that his visit is important being his first major governorship poll to be conducted since assumption of office on May 29, 2015.

“As for us, we have worked hard for the election, but the visit of Mr President today, Tuesday, is going to be an added advantage to us,” he said.

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  • Shift Luther

    pls vote buhari 2019

    • mbewalu ogodo

      That is if u will be alive by then. I see hunger at your doorsteps.

  • Truth Justice Equity

    On what premise is buhari campaigning in Edo state for APC?,to continue with promise and fail,denial of campaign promises,discrimination against some sections of Nigeria because of their tribe,religion and political leaning.
    It is the mother of all shame ,disgrace, deciet and disappointments for buhari to go to the people whom he described as 5% after entering aso rock to ask for their votes for his axis of evil party to continue to treat them like slaves in their own country. a double shame for buhari to go to Edo to campaign for votes in favour of a party and a government that have ran Nigeria aground ,bankrupted her and led nigeria into a terrible reccession within 16 months of being voted into power thereby inflicting untold hardship, pain,sorrow and death on Edo people and Nigerians. Just like sleepwalking buhari ,Oshiomole have been a terrible error of judgment on the part of the good people of Edo,after 8 years in office ,and after receiving trillions of naira from faac,all that oshiomole is bestowing to Edo people is a very huge debt running into hundreds of billions and poorly constructed few roads deceitfully executed to siphon Edo peoples resources.
    Edo people shall do themselves a big favour if they vote out those using satanic brooms to sweep away development, peace and prosperity of Edo state while using propaganda and paid media blitz to decieve Edo people. Edo must vote for a pastor whom you can hold accountable and not those who will ask you to go and die after taking power from the voters of Edo state.

    • Bo Biz

      Aren’t pastors the worst breed of Nigerian criminals !

      • Truth Justice Equity

        Then try boko haram and Fulani herdsmen

      • Truth Justice Equity

        But when sleepwalking calamitous ineptitude asked yariba to nominate a spare tyre,they nominated one kukuru pastor,does it mean to say that yariba intentionally gave Nigerians a criminal and a beast as the best they can offer.just asking .

        • Bo Biz

          Your guess is as good as mine. What do you think of why OBJ gave Nigeria Yar A’dua alongside Jonathan when he did? All is fair in war ehhh!

    • Ade Omowest

      Are you campaigning for the “Pastor Deceive People” Ize-Iyamu or the “broken to pieces” PDPig of Sheriff or Makafi? Which one are we to vote for on Saturday?

      • Truth Justice Equity

        At least for all I know, Edo people have tasted Jonathan and PDP,and buhari and his axis of evil party.they are unambiguous in saying that APC have brought sorrow, tears,hunger,pain and death.if you are Edo people, will u vote to continue to be in sorrow, unemployment, pain,hunger,fear of Fulani herdsmen, death, with lies,propaganda and sponsored media falsehoods. or will you vote for truth,sincerity and steady progress. Edo people are not bewitched almajiri imbeciles,they are intelligent people. APC is synonymous with evil.

        • Mufu Ola

          The same PDP that said they “knew” about the looming recession since 2014 & are planning to do “something” about it only to embark on looting spree reaching its peak in 2015?Sorry. Jonathan & PDP did not rule Nigeria 80yrs ago oh! Not even 20yrs ago.Jona left just 2 yrs ago.So our memories is not so short. But u can continue consoling ur selves with false hopes.

          • Truth Justice Equity

            Mufu look at the score card 2015 may for Jonathan, and buhari ,a bag of rice 7000/22,000,vegetable oil per 30 litres 7000/15000 ,PMS 86/145,cement1300/2300,naira168/420 ,power 12 hours daily/18 hours per week,port clearing charges per 40ft container,1.3m/3.5m,economy fastest glowing in the world,biggest in Africa/worst economy in the world and 50 in Africa. Etc etc etc .just only 1 year and 6 months on the saddle .buhari and APC is a terrible calamity that befall Nigeria but God will have mercy on us.

          • Mufu Ola

            OK.Compare your price lists with when IBB, Abacha, Buhari (1st time) even Shagari were in power.From there we shall talking. Right?

        • Ade Omowest

          You must be referring to the ” truth,sincerity and steady progress” of Dr. Fortunato Jonathan era when Stealing is not Corruption and money set aside for security was being shared by party chiefs with the approval of Jonathan, the Commander in Chief.

  • Rollingdollar

    Buhari until 2030, so Nigerians will learn not to vote carelessly ever again. Recession, insecurity, inconclusive election, certificates forgery, human rights violations, state sponsored killings- these are Buhari legacy so far.

  • Martins

    Buhari can campaign all he wants, the good people of Edo state will eventually decide who will govern them. I just find it curios that the President is even there in the first place, on what justification is he banking on? What track record can the people of Edo state point at for the President to enable them listen to him? What has he achieved in his 15months in power? There is hunger, job loss, epileptic power, fulani herdsmen killings etc. Yet he hops on the plane to direct Edo people on how to vote, wonders shall not end. The other day he left Abuja to Osun state to commission just a school? One school? Is this how idle Mr President is at the moment?

  • Buhari d daft cow.

    Buhari u are a shameless donkey.

    • Mufu Ola

      Have u seen your doctor for BP check?

      • Buhari d daft cow.

        Mr scubber u need 2 check ur donkey brain cos u are useless like shithari.U wanker.

  • vagabonds in power

    The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has described the current level of starvation in the country as unprecedented in the history of the country. IPOB said that there had never been a time when parents were exchanging their children for bags of rice out of desperation or pots of soup being stolen while still boiling adding that this was why security agencies were creating comic reliefs by forming fake splinter groups of IPOB or others Biafran associations to divert people’s attention. In a statement Tuesday entitled, “An Uninspiring Melodrama,” and signed by IPOB Spokespersons, Emma Mmezu and Dr Clifford Iroanya, the organisation stressed that instead of finding solutions to reason why Nigerians were hanging themselves and dropping suicide notes for President Muhammadu Buhari, the security agencies, especially the Department of State Services, DSS, was busy entertaining Nigerians on purported divisions in IPOB. Unquote D
    oes change still begin with the masses or Buhari’ ati the Apes in APC?

    • Ade Omowest

      Why can’t you be consistent at least once in your miserable life? You are advocating IPOB case today to wake up tomorrow and start castigating Indigbos and other tribes apart from Ijaw.

      • vagabonds in power

        The issue here concerns the wobbly wobbly state of the nation under the Luciferic rule of Bingo Fulani Buhari——The—–IPoB people are not talking about the Ijaw Nation————-but Nigeria—-monkey——–

    • The manufacturing industry in this nation has being damaged by igbo with relentless smuggling, even though it’s illegal, combing with the amount of foreign exchanged needed for this fraudulent illicit activities

      If igbo would do us all a favor and move back to biafra this would be the end of food shortage, most crime and over population in most SW… cities and major Northern cities

      The problem?
      * igbos

      • Chukwuka Okoroafor

        Crime would continue if that happened and you know it. So perhaps you should stop with your rantings of trying to turn Igbos against Nigeria. This is not a good career move for you.

        • Igbo’s are biafra they have a back-up country they need to be stopped before they run this one down with fake merchandise and fraud, they have devalued the currency with smuggling

          igbos are the enimies within

          • Chukwuka Okoroafor

            You misspelled ‘enemies’ with ‘enimies’. Nonetheless, cheating people is not reserved to one group. Do you work for Sokoto or the CIA?

          • Check the cataract in your eyes, moreover my Northern heritage is not the cause of your smuggling

  • Abidilagungun

    Hmmm, government of jokers by by jokers for the jokers!

    • yukkmouff

      Hahahaha, well said!

  • Martins

    Buhari can campaign all he wants, the good people of Edo state will eventually decide who will govern them. I just find it curios that the President is even there in the first place, on what justification is he banking on? What track record can the people of Edo state point at for the President to enable them listen to him? What has he achieved in his 15months in power? There is hunger, job loss, epileptic power, fulani herdsmen killings etc. Yet he hops on the plane to direct Edo people on how to vote, wonders shall not end. The other day he left Abuja to Osun state to commission just a school? One school? Is this how idle Mr President is at the moment?..

  • How?why?and Who? How will he win without the people’s mandate? why will he win? because you have taken Nigeria to Constant power supply< three square meal for children in public school?employed 3000 unemployed youth in one year? pay #5,000 to the unemployed and the aged? builds roads etc?Who will succeed the most Handsome baba Osho? untill then sir when the people of Edo Decides! please there should be free and fair,not one minister with over 4ooo soldiers for election.