By Inyali Peter
The victory of Mr. Godwin Obaseki the All Progressive Congress, APC candidate in the just concluded gubernatorial elections in Edo State election is the final burial for the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in the South South Geopolitical zone of the country says Odey Ochicha, the APC’s guber candidate in the 2015 guber elections in Cross River State.
Ochicha, stated this in his congratulatory message addressed to Obaseki, the Edo governor-elect and made available to CrossRiverWatch in which he also congratulated the incumbent governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the party’s South-South National Vice Chairman, Ntufam Hilliard Eta for the victory.
“I want to once again congratulate my brother, Godwin Obaseki, the Edo State Governor-elect for the well deserved victory in the just concluded election” Ochicha said, noting that the outcome of the election was an indication that Nigerians were happy with the APC led federal government.
“Also, I want to commend the doggedness of the Edo state governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole who’s achievement has endeared the APC into the minds of Edo people. His achievements made it easy for the APC to win because it was like choosing between darkness and light and thank God the good people of Edo state made the right choice” Ochicha said.
While calling on stakeholders in the party from the region to take the party to the grassroots, he noted that, “the victory is a final burial for PDP in the South South and we must all support the efforts of our National Vice Chairman (South South) to bring an end to the dominance of PDP in the region”.
Speaking about the chances of the party wrestling power from PDP in Cross River, he added that, “I believe the 2015 election has taught us all a great lesson and the recklessness and complete absence of government in the state has given APC every reason to take over power from the PDP in Cross River State.
“The Edo election is an indication that the People are happy with the APC federal government and would serve as a source of inspiration to other states from the region that when we work together as a team with a common goal, there is no state that we can’t take charge” Ochicha said.
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