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Edo 2024: Akhalamhe emerges as ZLP governorship candidate

The governorship election has been scheduled for September 21.

• February 22, 2024
Bishop Akhalamhe
Bishop Akhalamhe

On Thursday, Bishop Akhalamhe emerged as the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) candidate for the upcoming Edo governorship election.

The governorship election has been scheduled for September 21.

Mr Akhalamhe, the ZLP chairman of the party, was adopted by party members in the primary election in Benin in the presence of officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

In his acceptance speech, the governorship candidate thanked the party members for the confidence reposed in him, adding that Edo would witness massive development, if elected.

“When a man is prepared for a mission, he is always excited when he has the support of the people. 

“Today, I don’t just have the support of the people; I have the support of my party, which has given me the mandate to fly its flag in the September 21 election.

“I will work to see that Edo is rescued from the cobweb of stagnation and economic comatose. I will ensure that the state experiences good governance when I take over the mantle of leadership from Governor (Godwin) Obaseki,” he said. 

(NAN)

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