The campaign train of the APC house of representative candidate for Oredo Federal constituency ,Hon Osaigbovo Iyoha and APC leaders in Edo south have been thrown into total disarray over the arrival of Double decker” LONDON ” buses in Benin City facilitated by Hon Ogbeide Ihama the PDP lawmaker representing Oredo Federal Constituency at the National Assembly.The buses which arrived last week has been providing free transportation for Oredo Students and market women within Oredo.
This laudable initiative came as a rude shock to the APC candidate and his party as the popularity of the PDP candidate Hon Ogbeide-Ihama has since skyrocketed round Benin City and Edo state at large .Edo residents have been in awe since the arrival of the busses saying no government in the history of the state has provided such vehicles for its citizens for free.Oredo students in particular have been thrown into a state of ecstasy since the arrival of the busses.
Due to the reaction from Oredo residents over the development the APC and its candidate have since been thrown into panic mode, efforts to checkmate the rising popularity of the PDP candidate has been the main headache of the APC.It was gathered that Hon Osaigbovo Iyoha ran to the state government for assistance and an arrangement was made for the the state owned coach buses aka Comrade Bus to ferry Oredo Residents for free for a duration of one month . This was part of the strategy agreed upon by the party stakeholders to checkmate the rising popularity of Ogbeide-Ihama. The party says Oredo can not be lost to PDP and everything possible to deny them victory must be deployed .
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