The Edo Central senatorial district PDP chapter has endorsed Asue Ighodalo as its sole aspirant for its February 22, 2024, governorship primary.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by Archbishop Anthony Okosun, the senatorial caucus chairman and two others on Thursday in Uromi, Esan North-East LGA.
The adoption of Mr Ighodalo came after the official presentation of the Edo Central PDP Special Committee Report, chaired by the party’s national leader, Chief Tom Ikimi.
“The Senatorial Caucus accepted the recommendation of the Special Committee and adopted Barr. Asue Ighodalo as the consensus aspirant of the PDP from Edo Central Senatorial District,” said the statement.
It added, “The Senatorial Caucus noted that the adoption of Barr. Asue Ighodalo is without prejudice to the right of any other aspirant to pursue his or her aspiration. The Senatorial Caucus mandated the Special Committee to lead Barr. Asue Ighodalo and introduce him to all stakeholders in the state as the consensus aspirant of the Edo Central PDP.”
The statement announced that the Edo Central PDP Caucus met Thursday in the PDP senatorial district secretariat, Uromi.
The meeting was chaired by the senatorial vice-chairman of the party, Anthony Okosun, “in accordance with section 20(1)(a) of the 2017 PDP Constitution (as amended).”
The statement added, “The caucus, in accordance with its functions as spelt out in section 20(2), considered the report of the Edo Central PDP Special Committee, chaired by the National Leader, High Chief Tom Ikimi, and the following resolutions were adopted.”
Source: Peoples Gazette
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