The Edo governorship campaign held at Orhiomwin on Tuesday for incumbent governor Godwin Obaseki was attended by several other party leaders; Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, governor of Delta state, the former vice presidential candidate of the people's democratic party, PDP in the 2019 general elections, Mr Peter Obi who showed great optimism on his winning the elections.
Okowa described Obaseki as an intelligent and responsible man who despite the crawling financial status of the state has been able to make a lot of improvements. He went further to say that he is confident that the governor will be re-elected, noting that "a lot of people will come out on that day to cast and defend their votes to ensure continuity of development in Edo state"
PDP vice presidential candidate 2019, Peter Obi said; "Everybody is proud of Governor Godwin Obaseki because he is doing very well; he must come back to continue his good work for the people.
"He must come back to complete his work, he is doing Edo proud. I can tell you that beyond this state, everybody is proud of him"
"Everybody is proud of your governor that is why we are here campaigning for him, we don't want people that make fake promises and after four years, they will come back to tell you that all they said were political promises
"What he (Obaseki) is saying is real and he will do it; he has started the construction of Abudu bridge and will continue to deliver the dividends of democracy to his people" he assured.