The Edo State Caucus of the All Progressives Congress in the House of Representatives have declared their support for Osagie Ize-Iyamu ahead of the Edo 2020 governorship primaries of the party.
In a statement signed by the members of the caucus, they also expressed their support for the method of primary to be conducted by the party.
The statement was signed by; Peter Ohiozojeh Akpatason representing Akoko-Edo Federal Constituency, Patrick Aisowieren representing Orhiomwon/Uhunmwode, Julius Ihonvbere representing Owan, Dennis Idahosa representing Ovia, and Johnson Oghuma representing Etsako.
“We the undersigned members of the Edo State Caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the House of Representatives, following extensive consultations across the state have resolved to reaffirm our endorsement of Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu to emerge as the candidate of the APC in the forthcoming Governorship Primaries in the state,” the statement read.
“Furthermore, as loyal members of the party, we hereby restate our full support for the method the party has chosen as the preferred method for the forthcoming gubernatorial primary in Edo State.
“In reaching this conclusion, we considered safety, security and logistics reasons as well as political inclusiveness and compliance to COVID-19 regulations.
“We use this medium to commend all great party men and women for their resilience and support, indeed, power they say belongs to the people.”
Ize-Iyamu was earlier screened and passed to contest for the governorship ticket of the APC in the Edo 2020 election.
The APC governorship primaries in the state is scheduled for the 22nd of June.