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Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State were on Saturday admonished against violence before, during and after the September 19 state governorship elections. Mai Mala Buni, Chairman of the party’s Caretaker Committee, gave the advice in Benin at the official commencement of APC’s 2020 Edo governorship campaign.
Said he: “We are here to win and not to fight”.
Buni said he and members of his entourage were in the state to present the party’s governorship candidate before the party’s supporters.
The caretaker committee chairman, who is also the governor of Yobe State, added that they were also in Edo to ensure that the party took back its mandate in the state, noting that with the crowd seen at the campaign ground he had no doubt that the party would be voted for in the forthcoming election slated for September 19.
Buni advised also that the supporters must ensure that their votes counted
Similarly, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State who is also the chairman of the APC Campaign Council for the electionsaid that arrangements for a successful election in the state had been concluded, just as he advised APC supporters on the need to create an enabling environment for the party’s candidate to win.
He commended the party’s election committee for a job well done.
The party’s candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, also gave assurances that they would win the election in all the state’s 18 Local Government Areas (LGAs).
Said Ize-Iyamu: “I thank the party’s national leadership for coming out in a grand way to identify with the APC in this state”.
The candidate disclosed that the party in the state would from Monday embark on campaigning from one LGA to the other.