The church leaders, In a communiqué made available to newsmen the end of the conference, the church leaders encouraged Christians in Edo State, notwithstanding the denominations, to vote massively for “Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, and his running mate, Mallam Gani Audu at the polls,” while also calling for “non-violent elections.”
Both Ize Iyamu and his major rival Gov. Godwin Obaseki of the PDP are Christian, though the APC candidate is a pastor.
The Christian Association of Nigeria, however, maintains neutrality, asking INEC to ensure a violence-free election.
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