Edo Election Palace chiefs in Benin endorse PDP candidate, Ize-Iyamu

The Chiefs said they are convinced that Ize-Iyamu has the capacity to take the state to the level desired by its citizens.

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The chiefs from the palace of the Oba of Benin have endorsed Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu ahead of the September 28 governorship election in the state.

The traditional priests, business owners and professionals, under an umbrella socio-cultural group, Nedoghama Nedo, announced their support Ize-Iyamu after a meeting in Benin.

According to the Eson of Benin Kingdom and one of the leaders of the group, Chief Amos Osunbor, they endorsed the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ize-Iyamu having assessed him and his his counterpart in the All Progressives Congress, Godwin Obaseki.

The Chiefs said they are convinced that the PDP candidate has the capacity to take the state to the level desired by its citizens.

“We have painstakingly assessed the two candidates (Obaseki and Ize-Iyamu) and we have found that Ize-Iyamu is the man for the job,” Osunbor said.

Responding to the endorsement, Ize-Iyamu promised to live up to the expectations of the citizens.

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