Philip Shaibu, the Edo deputy governor, has declared that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has won the governorship poll.
The Edo state election will be held on September 19, 2020.
Philip Shaibu spoke on Thursday in Jattu, Etsako West Local Government Area.
Philip Shaibu expressed joy over the large turnout of supporters at the party’s campaign rallies.
Philips Shuabu, while addressing supporters in his Ward 11, said: “With the crowd, I see here, this election is won by PDP already.”
Philip noted that the poll “is for the liberation of the people. The governor is bringing development closer to the people.”
Philip Shaibu further urged them to remain steadfast.
“You people have been with me since when I was in the House of Assembly. Give me the same support, and I will not disappoint you,” he said.
Governor Godwin Obaseki promised the people that they would not be betrayed.
“As a government, we must continue to pay salaries, pensions, and create employment. We won’t allow a few people to distract us from achieving greatness,” he added.