Edo Poll: Agbohmere promises to ensure improved welfare if elected as governor

Mr Blessing Agbohmere, All Progressives Congress (APC) South-South Zonal Secretary has promised to implement President Bola Tinubu’s Renewed Hope agenda in Edo and ensure improved welfare for the people of the state.
Agbohmere, an aspirant for the Sept. 21 Edo governorship election made the promise on Thursday in Abuja while speaking with newsmen at the APC national secretariat.
He spoke after purchasing the party’s Expression of Interest and Nomination forms at the cost of  #50,000,000 to contest the election.
“I am youthful and useful, I have worked for party with commitment, passion and dedication, with me as the party’s candidate, we will win the state in the coming election.
“If elected as Edo next governor, I will implement President Bola Tinubu’s Renewed Hope agenda in Edo while ensuring its development and improved well-being for the people of the state,” he said.
While admitting that other aspirants were doing well, Agbohmere said he is the most credible haven worked for the party over the years.
He said winning the election in Edo would be made easy with him as the APC governorship candidate.
He therefore called on the party’s leadership to support him, saying he deserved to be rewarded with the party’s ticket haven worked for it over the years.
Agbohmere said his priority would include:  wealth creation, youth empowerment, education, infrastructural development and security if elected as Edo next governor.
“My focus will be to redesign a new Benin by having Benin metropolis one and two to decongest Benin city and address traffic issues.
“We will form Edo construction company in partnership with other business entities to build infrastructure in the state and make it a tourist destination,” the aspirant said.
According to him, winning the forthcoming Edo governorship election will be made easy if he emerged as APC candidate because of his popularity and integrity.
“Edo has no reason to suffer when it comes to road networks, my administration will focus on Edo Construction Company which will construct all the roads and provide services to other states.
“By so doing, we can generate more income. I have a plan to make Edo a tourism destination because you can not go from South-west to other regions without passing through the state.
“I am the best candidate among all the aspirants and with me winning Edo State will be made easy.I am President  Tinubu’s son, he loves me so much.
“I am his biggest fan in the South-south, in Edo and the entire Niger Delta.Adams Oshiomhole is my father, he loves me so much and he has agreed that I am the best aspirant contesting this election,” Agbohmere said.
He advised APC’s leadership to do everything possible to ensure that the party won Edo to boost Tinubu’s moral and support in it ahead of 2027.
He said the party’s ticket should be given to the most popular aspirant with the greatest appeal, integrity and knowledge in governance and  a stable character.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that earlier, Sen. Oserheimen Osunbor, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, David Imuse (rtd) and Sen. Monday Okpebholo picked the APC Expression of Interest and Nomination forms being sold at #50,000,000.
Osunbor was elected governor of Edo in April 2007 but the Edo State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal declared his election invalid on March 20, 2008.

He said during his stint in the Edo Government House, he left his footprint in the area of infrastructure, civil service reforms, health and education sector.(NAN)


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