In preparation for the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) governorship primary election in Edo State scheduled for February 22, 2024, the Edo Central Senatorial District has officially endorsed Dr. Asue Ighodalo as its exclusive aspirant for the upcoming election. The endorsement decision was announced through a press release issued by the senatorial caucus in Uromi, the headquarters of Esan North-East local government area.
The press release follows the presentation of the Edo Central PDP special committee report, led by the party’s national leader, High Chief Tom Ikimi. According to Archbishop Anthony Okosun, the caucus chairman, and two other signatories, the adoption of Ighodalo is made without prejudice to the rights of other aspirants to pursue their respective aspirations for the election.
The statement clarified, “The Edo Central PDP caucus met on January 11, 2024, at the PDP Senatorial District Secretariat, Uromi. The meeting, chaired by the cenatorial vice chairman of the party, Archbishop Anthony Okosun, followed the provisions of section 20(1)(a) of the 2017 PDP Constitution (as amended). The caucus, in alignment with its functions outlined in section 20(2), deliberated on the report of the Edo Central PDP Special Committee chaired by the National Leader, High Chief Tom Ikimi, and adopted the following resolutions.”