Leaders of the Christian community in Edo State on Friday endorsed incumbent Governor Godwin Obaseki in the September 19 governorship election in the state.
National Daily gathered from the broadcast of the governor on his page on a social media platform that Christian leaders in Edo State under the aegis of Consensus Christian Leaders Forum, have endorsed his second term bid, pledging to mobilise the Christian community in the state to ensure his re-election together with the Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu on September 19.
According Governor Obaseki, “the General Overseer of Gospel Defenders Ministries, and Chairman of the Christian Leaders Forum, Bishop Fred Aghedo, commended our leadership style which he said has translated to better life for the Edo people.
“The Bishop thanked the governor for the reconstruction of Lucky Way and other development projects in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area.”
Governor Obaseki expressed gratitude to the Christian leaders for their endorsement of his candidature, assuring them of better performance in the second tenure.
According to the governor, “Expressing my conviction that the mandate which we have to serve the people was God given, I promised that we would perform even better when given a second term.”
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