July 20, 2024

Edo Guber Race: NANS Picks APC Okpebholo as Consensus Candidate

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The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) this afternoon endorsed the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the September 21, 2024 governorship election in Edo State.

The leader of the delegation, Mr. Lucky Emonofe National President of NANS, while speaking at the event, informed the marmont crowd that after careful consideration of the candidates from various political parties, the association, representing over 40 million Nigerian students, has decided to endorse distinguished Senator Monday Okpebholo as the association consensus governorship candidates.

NANS President presenting symbols of endorsement to Senator Okpebholo and Hon Idahosa

The event was witnessed by the Minister of Youths Development, Mr. Ayodele Olawande who was one of the facilitator at the one day capacity building training for young entrepreneurs put together by the Dr. Paddy Emmanuel Foundation.

Senator Monday Okpebholo, was the special guest and he empowered 10 trainees who had undergone training in shoe making making, tailoring, welding, and catering at the Paddy Emmanuel Foundation with N500,000.00 each. He also supported the foundation with another N5million.

Emonofe commended the candidate for his significant contributions to the education sector, particularly through the construction of schools and the provision of scholarship programs.

He expressed the belief that the NANS endorsement will help to propel the APC candidate to victory, as the students have recognized his commitment to improving the education of Nigerians, especially in the state.

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