Some Concerned Members of the Edo State People Democratic Party (PDP) under the auspices of Edo PDP Parliament nominated some of its members to develop a blueprint for the one year anniversary of Rt. Hon. Dr. Tony Aziegbemi as Edo State PDP Chairman.
Presenting the twenty six member team to the State Chairman, the Forum Head of Administration, Engr. Dr. Mike O. Enahoro noted that, the members were nominated in Edo PDP Parliament Platform. According to him, the forum which have not less than 168 ward chairmen across the state as well as all the 192 wards had member each, a minimum of three leaders from each Local Government Areas, and State EXCO members. They are to develop a blueprint with which, a befitting one year anniversary for Dr. Tony Aziegbemi as Edo State PDP Chairman will be marked.
Inaugurating the Committee, the State Chairman Dr. Tony Aziegbemi said, he was pleased that, people could think out of the box to come up with the brilliant idea of marking his one year in office as the State Chairman. “Truly, there is reason to give God the Glory.” He said. Speaking further, the State PDP Boss who appreciated the initiative noting that, “there are many things to celebrate. When we were contesting for the position of the State Chairman, we prayed to God that, if I cannot be Chairman of a party with a Governor, God should not make me to be. And in less than a year, it all came to pass to the Glory of God. Indeed, there are many things to thank God for…”
While responding to some questions feeded, the Chairman used the opportunity to clear the air of some burning issues bordering members;
On the issue of the LGA election, he noted that, the Governor remain focus in conducting the LGA election. “Good enough, the 2021 budget captured the conduct” and appealed to members to be patient and should have no reason to doubt the PDP led Edo Government under H.E. Mr. Godwin Obaseki. As for those thinking he sold out the party, the PDP State Boss said, “if representing the interest of all party members is considered sold out, so be it.” Talking about the issue of Esan Agenda, he appealed to members to avoid matter that brings about controversy to party and that, PDP is an organized party that knows what to do at each point in time. “There is no need to heat up the system. Politics is about negotiations and understanding.” He said. While taking responsibility of the delay to inaugurate the state caucus committee, he was quick to note that, since he resumed as Chairman, the party have been engaged with activities from the post congress matters, the Governor joining our party, the primary, the Edo 2020 election and post election matters. He however assured that, the party is working very hard to do the needful in accordance with the PDP constitution.
He thereafter inaugurated the team and charged them to submit a blueprint report in a week time that will culminate a process in organising a befitting anniversary while putting observance of COVID_19 protocols under consideration.
The Committee has Madam Omololu Ojehomon as Chairman and Mr. Festus Edogun as Secretary. Other members across the State are; Anthony Negro Erhabor, Jude Edosa, Tracy Odey, Kelvin EJ Ehisuan, Destiny Osifoh, Morrison O. Evbuomwan, Loveth Osarugue D, Emeka Ekwugha, Sir Clement Aziegbemi, Petrina Olumese, Susan Otekpen and Wilson Ibhawa. Lucky Isibor, Dcn Raymond Okpebholo, Hon. Obue Festus Ehihamen, Barr. Ernest Okhiria, Festus Omoh Oghiator, Hassan Otinau, Ernest Akpaja, Monday Lawani, Dele Elempe, Umoru N.Gloria, Austine Umogbai, Ozimah Joseph and Yahaya Hamzat also made the list.