The Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, on Thursday expressed happiness over the large turnout of supporters at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign rallies, and described the development as “thrilling.”
Shuaibu, who addressed party supporters at his Ward 11 in Jattu, Etsako West Local Government Area of the state, expressed optimism that Godwin Obaseki, would win the September 19 governorship election in the state.
He said: “With the crowd, I see here, this election is won by PDP already.
“This election is for the liberation of the people. The governor is bringing development closer to the people.
“On September 19, you people should come out and support the governor and myself. You people have been with me since when I was in the House of Assembly. Give me the same support and I will not disappoint you.”
In his remarks, Obaseki thanked the people for the trust and promised that they would not be betrayed.
“This election is about the future of the people. As a government, we must continue to pay salaries, pay pension, create employment for our people.
“We won’t allow a few people to distract us from achieving greatness. My message for you is to come out and give us the same vote you gave us the last time,” the governor said.