Edo 2016: Traditional rulers endorse Arc. Emuan as governor


By Osby Isibor

As the Edo APC governorship primaries comes up in June, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in the state, Arc. Ilenre Austin Emuan, has received massive boost as he got the unanimous endorsement from the Egoro kingdom Council of Chiefs. There is cheery news in the campaign of the aspirant as he rakes in a rash of endorsements from chieftains across the State.

The people of Egoro kingdom, who were also at the palace, repeatedly hailed Arc. Emuan as the “incoming governor;” at the event, the Enojie joined by some political leaders in the state described Arc. emuan as a worthy son who is set to take our people and the entire state to a new level of excellent governance.

An elder statesman, retired judge of the high Court in the state Justice Ude, in Edo north, added more steam to the grand endorsement by stating that Arc. Emuan has long been singled out for excellence from the entire crop of Edo State gubernatorial aspirants, largely because of his competent and benevolent antecedent, adding that he has rightfully earned the endorsement.

His Royal Highness, Zaki T.I. Osobase 11, led the other royal chiefs to bestow blessings on the APC gubernatorial aspirant. The prayers rites continued for almost an hour and it depicted the depth of faith and confidence the royal fathers have in his leadership capabilities.

Emuan who spoke to journalists, said he has started making moves to bring international investors to Edo State for investment survey if he becomes the next governor of the state. He added that his administration will grow the economy and spur all round industrialization by democratizing investment process; modernizing the state’s infrastructures; and tapping the intellectual and creative minds of Edo people.

He said if voted as governor, there are very rich endowments which investors will utilize to create jobs for the unemployed youths in the state.



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