Edo 2020: Group, Senator Obende galvanise support for Obaseki/Shaibu re-election
By ABIODUN JIMOH
Youths under the aegis of Obaseki/Shaibu Movement (OSM) and a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Senator Domingo Obende, have thrown their weight behind the re-election of Governor Godwin Obaseki, assuring to mobilise support for the governor and his deputy, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu ahead of the 2020 gubernatorial election in the state.
They made the submission during a chat with journalists in Akoko Edo, declaring that Governor Obaseki has brought a rare panache to governance, which has engendered development in different parts of the state.
Senator Obende, who is the Grand Patron of OSM, described Edo people as progressives, who support good governance which Obaseki’s government embodies, noting that their support for him is devoid of political, religious, or regional differences.
He said Governor Obaseki, as a leader, has a mission to move the state forward, noting, “We are proud of the meaningful projects executed by the Obaseki/Shaibu administration in the state and assure Edo people of more people-oriented projects.”
Senator Domingo said OSM is working hand-in-hand with all stakeholders to ensure the successful re-election of the Obaseki/Shaibu administration.
State Coordinator, OSM, Hon. Miracle Ogbebor, said the group is out on an enlightenment campaign to educate the people on achievements recorded by Governor Obaseki in the state.
He said that the group was set up to ensure the re-election of Governor Obaseki and his deputy, Shaibu in the 2020 gubernatorial election.