By Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City
Former youth leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Valentine Owamagbe Asuen on Saturday defeated Edo state former Deputy Governor, Lucky Imasuen to emerge as the APC candidate for the House of Representatives in the general election 2024.
He scored 216 votes to defeat his opponent, Mr. Lucky Imasuen, a former Deputy Governor of Edo State under Osariemhen Osunbor who scored 159 votes.
Despite the intervention of the APC Youth leader , Comrade Tony Kaba who went on his kneels begging that journalists should be allowed into the venue,the Police men and Lucky Imasuen stood their ground and refused them entering.
At the end of voting , Valentine Owamagbe Asuen came out victorious with 216 votes to beat Lucky Imasuen who had 159 votes .
The Chief Executive Officer of DVD Oil Limited, Saint Valentine Asuen, has now emerged the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Edo South Senatorial District in the forthcoming 2023 election.
According to him, “my victory is an attestation to the fact that the youths still believe in themselves , a sign that they can dictate the pace of Nigeria election by their unification to retire the old politicians.” he concluded.
He has promised to sponsor people-oriented bills, and empower the youths and women in Edo South.