The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has hailed the victory of the Edo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidates in the supplementary elections conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on April 15, 2023.
In a statement, Obaseki commended Edo people who participated in the elections.
He said, “I congratulate candidates of our party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on their victory in the supplementary elections conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on April 15, 2023.
“I commend all Edo people who participated in the elections for comporting themselves responsibly during the exercise and ensuring the conclusion of the elections peacefully.
The governor applauded the candidates, noting, “I applaud the tenacity of our candidates, Hon. Destiny Oghayerio Enabulele, member-elect of Ovia South West Constituency; Hon. Natasha Irobosa Osawaru, member-elect of Egor Constituency and Hon. Uyi Frank Omosigho, member-elect of Oredo East Constituency, for gaining the trust of the people to serve them in the Assembly. We are sure that these members-elect will uphold the best interest of their constituents as they carry out their assignment as legislators.
“I commend the umpire, INEC, for conducting a peaceful exercise and upholding the wishes of the people.”
Obaseki added, “This very diverse Assembly that has emerged has representatives that are youths and women, who will make critical contributions to lawmaking and advancement of the interests of all segments of our society.”