The Speaker, Edo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Frank Okiye has reiterated his commitment to promote his party, All Progressive Congress(APC).
He stated this while playing host to Obaseki/Shuaibu Mandate Group (OSMG) who paid him a courtesy visit in his office.
Mr Speaker who thanked the group for their visit and for their support to the Obaseki-led administration, said it is the duty of the present legislative arm to work with the executive Governor and ensure that government policies are pushed to the public.
He however advised them not to relent in their struggle of ensuring the re-election of Mr Godwin Obaseki and Comrade Philip Shuaibu as Governor and Deputy Governor respectively in 2020, adding that there is need to sustain the developmental strides of Governor Obaseki who has taken the state beyond average level.
The Speaker who was flanked by Hon. Roland Asoro, Hon. Marcus Onobun, Hon. Henry Okhuarobo, and Hon. Emmanuel Okoduwa all spoke and reaffirm their support for Godwin Obaseki and Phillip shuaibu 2020 re-election bid stressing that it’s a No retreat No surrender struggle.
Earlier, leader and State coordinator of the group, Mr Jonah Ifadah who thanked the Speaker for making out time to host them out of his busy schedule, reaffirmed their solidarity for his Leadership and the Governor who according to him deserves a re-election, considering his numerous achievements including prompt payment of pension, civilised tax collection approach, elimination of Community Development Association (CDA) in the State, judicial reforms, infrastructural development amongst others.
In addition Ifadah stated that the Obaseki-led government had come to re-enforce the absence of godfatgerism in the State while pledging the group’s readiness to talk to people especially the pensioners and Local government workers on the need to support and re-elect Mr Godwin Obaseki and Comrade Phillip Shuaibu come 2020 governorship election.