The Edo State Chapter of Social Democratic Party, SDP, has endorsed the candidacy of Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu in the September 19 governorship poll.
The state Chairman of the party, Mr Asimu Yakubu, stated this when he led other members of the party across the three senatorial districts of the state to declare support for Ize-Iyamu’s election bid.
Mr. Yakubu said “we have sat down and discussed all the candidates’ pedigrees and members arrived at the decision to support Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu for governor of Edo State.
“There are no regrets in endorsing Ize-Iyamu as the SDP believes that he has all it takes to take the state to the next level and bring development and hope to the people of the state”.
The youth leader of the party said the youths wing of the party had no dissenting voice as Pastor Ize-Iyamu had been adopted as the party’s candidate in the September 19 Governorship election in the state
According to him, ” the youths of SDP have unanimously agreed that Ize-Iyamu has what it takes in his simple agenda to take Edo State economic to compete with world economy.”
A leader in the party, Mr Peter Imasolovia said the SDP as a family had no choice but to support the candidacy of Pastor Ize-Iyamu’ ambition to become the governor of Edo State.
He stressed that, “since the SDP has not been able to flag off with less than two weeks to election, we decided to adopt Pastor as our candidate and we are ready to support him so that the state will continue on the path of development unlike in the past four years of undevelopment.”
Party leaders, executives, women, youths and members across the three senatorial districts in the state gathered to show unflinching support for Pastor Ize-Iyamu’s governorship bid.