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Egor PDP Leaders Condemns Attack On Party Secretariat, Pledges Unalloyed Support For Governor Obaseki



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Leaders and Executive members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State has condemned the forceful take over of the party Secretariat by the new members who defected with the governor to the party.

The leaders led by the local government chairman of the party Chief Idehen Ekundayo while describing the events as an action without the backing of the party constitution as well as unknown to the party’s rules and regulations and therefore null and void called on Gov Godwin Obaseki to call the unruly members to order.

Some members of the party who defected with the governor were reportedly broke in and took over the party Secretariat, and allegedly announced the suspension or removal of the Egor Local Government party Chairman and the party Secretary,

Addressing a press conference at the Secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Benin City, on behalf of the PDP Executive in Egor Local Government, their team of lawyers led by Barr. Patrick Isiekwene reiterated the party’s loyalty to Governor Obaseki in the locality.

He said the party in the Egor LGA has passed a vote of confidence in the Governor of Edo state, Mr.Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Comrade Philip Shaibu and the Secretary to the State Government SSG, Osarodion Ogie.

He said, “We pass a vote of confidence in the Executive Governor of Edo state, His Excellency, Godwin Obaseki, Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu and SSG, Barr. Osarodion Ogie on their developmental stride, political trust, political ideology and people oriented polices.

“Egor PDP totally align and support the state Governor as the leader of the PDP and we praise the Governor political calculation and permutation in all ramifications that will take us to the state of Eldorado.

“We want to passionately appeal to your Excellency to please call one Odion Olaye to order, he is using your good name to orchestrate disharmony in Egor PDP.”

Isiekwene urged the people of Egor to remain calm and peaceful despite the role of those fanning the embers of discord in the party to violently attack and disrupt the already planned PDP Egor meeting scheduled for tomorrow 25th May at the PDP Egor LGA secretariat.

The PDP leaders said, Chief Manfred Ekundayo Idehen and Mr. Moses Godwin Osarunmwense remain the Chairman and Secretary respectively of the party in Egor
appealed to governor Obaseki and law enforcement agencies to immediately call the party member, Odion Olaye to order as a stitch in time saves nine.

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