Following the endorsement of the APC candidate for Edo election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu by the President at the State House yesterday, the party is flagging off its mega rally for the governorship election coming up on September 19.
On invitation for the rally which is billed to take place at the Sport Complex of the University of Benin, Ugbowo campus are: the President, the Vice President, the Senate President, the Deputy Senate President, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, all APC members of the National Assembly, all APC Governors and Deputy Governors and all critical stakeholders.
President Muhammad Buhari while receiving the party candidate on Friday charged the party leaders to avoid the pitfalls that affected the party’s victory in Rivers, Zamfara and Bayelsa States in the 2019 elections, pointing out that with the resolution of the “acute crisis” in the party in Edo State, he was optimistic that the party regain its pride of place in winning elections and serving the people.
“What I want is a transparent process so that the confidence of the people will be strengthened” he said.
According to the notification for the rally, all invited persons are required to wear face masks, submit themselves to temperature checks at the entrance and observe social distancing.