Governor Godwin Obaseki expressed optimism that the popular candidates would win the just concluded Local Government election in Edo.
2nd September 2023 06:53 PM
The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki on Saturday expressed satisfaction with the conduct of Local Government elections in the state.
He made this known shortly after voting at Ward 10, Unit 19 polling station on Saturday afternoon.
According to him, “in spite of the rain, the turn out has been considerably interesting.
“That means political parties did all what they were supposed to do to sensitise the people. Secondly, we can see that the process has been very peaceful. I am very happy with this.
“That people were here some minutes before the close of polls. We have not had any incidence of violence from anywhere,” he said.
He also spoke on his expectation from results of the Local Government Election. Obaseki added that he believed the popular candidates would win.
“I believe the popular candidates will win the elections, but don’t forget the PDP went all out to campaign for this election.
“I don’t know how much the other parties mobilised, but I know that the PDP was fully in most parts of the state,” he said.