Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Edo governorship election on Sept. 19 has appealed to Gov. Godwin Obaseki to return to the social gathering.
Ize-Iyamu made the enchantment on Monday in Benin whereas addressing newsmen shortly after his emergence because the candidate of the social gathering.
In the social gathering’s primaries carried out throughout the 18 native authorities reas of the state, Ize-Iyamu, defeated two different aspirants to clinch the APC ticket.
He scored 27,838 votes to beat the state’s former deputy governor, Dr Pius Odubu, and Mr Osaro Obaze, who scored 3,776 and a pair of,324 votes respectively to emerge second and third within the primaries.
Ize-Iyamu stated he deemed it needed to enchantment to the governor to retrace his step to keep away from an identical mistake he (Ize-Iyamu) made when he left APC for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2014.
While commending the 2 different aspirants within the primaries, he stated he would unite the social gathering.
“This is the time to unite all of the members of the APC. Sometimes in the past, any person requested me a query; when the issue of APC will finish and I advised them that each downside has expiry date.
“And in my humble opinion the day we full our primaries, that day the issue will finish.
“So, I imagine that by this course of which now we have simply accomplished, the social gathering is now on the trail of full restoration.
“We are going to discuss to all people; we’re going to convey all people again.
” And let me additionally say that I would like to salute my brother, the governor of the state, Mr Godwin Obaseki.
” I’ll like to enchantment to him to return to the social gathering.
“In each household now we have disagreements, let it not be stated that this disagreement pushed him out.
” I made that mistake earlier than and I’ve come to realise that it was a grievous error and I don’t need him as a senior brother to make the identical mistake,” he stated.
He additionally stated that it was time to restore peace within the state because the environment had been tense previously few months.
Ize-Iyamu lauded the delegates for conducting a peaceable major election inspite of the stringent guidelines put in place by the state authorities.