April 13, 2024

Edo 2024: Ojezua Joins Race, Says He’s The Right Man for The Job

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By Reporter

A frontline politician of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Commissioner in Edo State, Anselm Ojezua Esq, has formally joined the race for the Governorship of Edo State come 2024.

He declared his interest via a “declaration video” which was sent to Midwest Herald yesterday, November 20, 2023. The former Edo State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said that he was offering himself to serve the state because he is the right man for the job.

In his words, “I believe very sincerely that I am the right man for the job at this critical time in the annals of our collective history because of my knowledge and cognate experience in both governance and politics complete with the relevant skills required to get the job done”

Ojezua insisted that his aspiration is based on “a set of core ideals which he believes are essential to celebrate the strength inherent in the homogeneity of Edo people, recognize the boundless creativity of Edo youth and provide the necessary support for the people.”

Reflecting on our democratic journey since the return to civil rule in 1999, he said, “I have come to the firm conclusion that the recurrent problems confronting us and retarding our development is more political than mere issues of governance hence I believe that whoever must be entrusted with this sacred responsibility must be a very well grounded individual who is educated, possesses the relevant political skills and has the vision to sustain and possibly upscale the current efforts already being made to take this State to an updated, upgraded and technology driven level necessary to ensure a self-reliant and robust economy required to confront the very dire straits that we have been plunged into as a Nation and by implication a State”

He urged Edo people to unite with him to bring enhanced productivity and growth; stating, “I do not pretend to know it all; rather, as a deliberate policy, I intend to tap into the very vast and sophisticated human resource of our people at home and in diaspora to create the atmosphere for a productive economy within a reasonable time frame in a peaceful and harmonious environment.”

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