Omosede Gabriella Igbinedon, daughter of the Esama of Benin Kingdom, High Chief Gabriel Igbinedon, has picked the governorship form of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State ahead of the state's governorship election.
She was the first aspirant to pick PDP expression of interest and nomination forms. She expressed confidence in her capability to deliver a better Edo State if elected as she addressed journalists during the process of picking the forms.
She said, “We came to purchase this form to show that we are serious about the contest. Our plan to win the party primary is on course. We are not perturbed about endorsement of any aspirant. Members of Edo PDP know me and I know them.
“I do not believe the Governor has endorsed any aspirant. If there is anybody to be endorsed, I believe it will be me because of my antecedent and records of performance in last year’s general election. I gave the PDP the best result in Edo South senatorial district. I am focused on what I want to do for Edo people. I represent the women and the youths, Edo will make history if I am elected Governor. I have the largest support base, which is the women and the youths.
“We have been with the people and they know us. We are in this race to win. Edo needs a Governor that will speed up development for jobs and wealth creation.
“Our purpose in governance is to lift people. We will build infrastructure, we will build secondary schools and create enabling environment for businesses to thrive.”
Omosede, who was usually called "Lady Governor, was elected as the youngest female member into the 8th Assembly of the House of Representatives (Nigeria) in 2015, where she represents the Ovia Federal constituency which consists of Ovia North-East and Ovia South-West Local Government Areas of Edo State under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). During her term, She was the Deputy Chairman House Services in the House of Representatives and a member of the following committees: Local Content, Aviation, Downstream Petroleum, FCT, Judiciary, Rural Development, Women in Parliament.
Omosede's blood brother, Lucky Igbinedon, was the Executive Governor of Edo State between 1999 and 2007.
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Published 1/12/2024 1:28:00 AM