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Edo 2024: Reject political newbies as candidate Imansuangbon tells LP leaders

Edo 2024: Reject political newbies as candidate Imansuangbon tells LP leaders

Edo State Labour Party (LP) governorship aspirant and philanthropist, Kenneth Imansuangbon has urged party faithful in the state not to make the mistake of giving the party’s ticket to political neophytes.

The popular Edo-born politician referred to as the ‘riceman’ made the call at the LP secretariat in Igarra, Akoko- Edo Local Government of Edo State when he visited the Executive members of the party in the locality to interact with them on his ambition to govern the state come 2024 governorship election.

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He also used the opportunity to commence his yearly free Christmas rice distribution across the 18 local government areas of the state.

Imansuangbon was received by a large crowd of party supporters who throng the party secretariat and chanted ‘riceman’ to the admiration of onlookers and passersby.

He said If given the mandate to fly the party’s flag and elected as governor his administration will address dearth in infrastructure and open up Akoko-Edo to massive investment and development.

While addressing party faithful, he said: “You cannot compare me with Olumide or Dorry. They are newbies in politics, don’t make the mistake to give your votes to unpopular candidate. We need an experienced and popular candidate that take on the APC and the PDP.

“A man who has been consistent and feeding Edo people for twenty years shows my commitment and desire to impact on lives of Edo people if given the opportunity to lead the state as governor in 2024. If you vote and give me your ticket you have voted for your future and your children’s future. I’m the only one that can nailed the political coffin of APC and PDP in Edo state.”

He lamented that his several attempts to govern Edo State had been frustrated by political godfathers and enemies who have continued to hold the state by its jugular and appealed to the party leaders to support his quest to emerge the candidate of the party.

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The Director General of Kenneth Imansuangbon campaign organisation, Roland Izevbuwa, in his remark said Imansuangbon has paid his dues as far as Edo politics is concerned and asked the people of Edo not to throw away the opportunity to have the ‘riceman’ on the ballot.

The local government chairman of the party in Akoko-Edo, Mike Onaiwi, who received the governorship aspirant said Imansuangbon has over the years demonstrated that he is a man to be trusted and should be supported by well meaning members of the party.