By Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City
The people of Ewohimi in Esan South East Local Government Area of Edo State have been reassured of massive development in the area in the next four years of Governor Godwin Obaseki as he, ( Obaseki), would fulfill his campaign promises to them.
Governor Godwin Obaseki and his Deputy Phillip Shaibu will be sworn in for another 4 years in office on the 12th of November 2020.
Barrister. Kenneth Imansuagbon, (aka Rice Man), stated this at his home town Ewohimi, in Esan South East Local Government Area of Edo state, when he hosted hundreds of party’s supporters.
Imansuagbon, said it was in appreciation and to thank the people for voting massively for Obaseki and his deputy in the September 19th, governorship election in the state.
The occasion was attended by members of the party from wards 1-4 who were lavishly treated to food and drinks by Imansuagbon who urged the people to continue to support the governor efforts in moving the state forwards.
The top party man and great politician also appealed to youths of the community to shown any act of violence and confrontation against men of the Nigerian police force even as he also called on the police to be civil and adhere strictly to their professional calling.
He said: “ Iam here with leaders of this local government especially from wards 1 to 4 to say than you to those who voted Obaseki again to power. I told the governor I was coming and he equally asked me to thank the people on his behalf. We give all the glory to God for the victory at the poll”
“You can see all the excitement, and feasting, the gusto, so we are very happy. We are here again to say to Ewohimi people that never again will they be a confrontation between the police and the youth. Ewohimi is a peaceful society. I have called on the youths never to fight the police; the police must be given their honor, respect and dignity they deserve”
“And to the police, don’t abuse the right of the people. To whom much is given much is expected, don’t be trigger happy, together with the police we can build a strong and virile police and society. We have made a declaration that police is our friend. He added.
Imansuagbon, one of the front-line governorship aspirants had in few hours before the PDP primaries stepped down for Governor Godwin Obaseki due to pressure from friends and party members.