President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed the
governorship candidate of the All Progressive
Congress (APC) in Edo state, Godwin Obaseki,
describing him as a seasoned technocrat to lead.
Buhari gave this recommendation at the APC’s
mega campaign rally at the Samuel Ogbemudia
Stadium on Tuesday in Benin ahead of Saturday’s
“Obaseki is a seasoned technocrat and I
recommend him to you so that you can continue
to grow the state’s developmental stride,” the
He also saluted the current governor of the state,
Adams Oshiomhole and applauded his several
achievements in the state.
“I am grateful for inviting me to come today to
identify with you. You have built schools and roads
which I have seen myself,” he said.
The president paid tributes to the late Oba
Erediuwa, describing him as a foremost traditional
leader with unquestionable integrity, saying he has
not ‘seen any more forthright traditional ruler’.