The South-South Zonal Organising Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Blessing Agbomhere, has declared intention to contest the governorship election in Edo state.
This is as he promised to reduce the poverty and unemployment rate in the state.The Independent National Electoral Commission scheduled the state’s governorship election for September 21, 2024.Some members of all the major political parties in the state have since been declaring their intentions to contest the election.
A statement on Friday by the Agbomhere Campaign Office noted that the APC chieftain declared his intention in Fugar, Ward 1, Etsako Central Local Government Area of the state.
Agbomhere explained that his decision to contest the election was to better the lots of the citizens of the state as well as to take the state to an enviable height.He added that his commitment to serve the people of the state is borne out of genuine love and hunger to move the state to an enviable height of economic prosperity.
The statement read, “In Fugar, Ward 1, Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State, Agbomhere declared his intention to run for governor where he vowed to eliminate the massive poverty and unemployment in the state if he eventually obtains the ticket of his party, the All Progressives Congress and emerges governor.
“He said his commitment to serve the people of the state is borne out of genuine love and hunger to move the state from its current state of hopelessness and deprivation to an enviable height in economic prosperity.
“Agbomhere promised to put to use his wealth of experience in academics, the media, strategic leadership, and international connections to rescue, sweep, and reset Edo State by eliminating poverty through job creation which he said can be achieved through foreign direct investment in the state.”