The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has described the incumbent Governor, Godwin Obaseki, as his senior brother.
Ize-Iyamu acknowledged this as he moved nearer to embrace Governor Obaseki throughout the peace assembly on the palace of Oba Ewuare II, in Benin, on Wednesday.
He mentioned it might be flawed for anybody to explain the September 19 governorship election as a ‘do-or-die’ affair, including that it’s a household election.
He mentioned there gained’t be violence from the facet of the APC supporters as a result of they might be warned in opposition to partaking in such.
“I need to guarantee our father and all these current right here that we on our half pledged to make sure that our supporters conduct themselves peacefully all through the marketing campaign and throughout the election.
“We’re going to speak to them. We’re going to go this message that we now have been given.
“And each marketing campaign we do henceforth we’re going to take a while to speak to them to maintain to the peace it doesn’t matter what provocation they may discuss to make sure that there’s no violence.
“This election is a household one and it can’t be described as a do or die affair. We need to give them that assurance.
“I wished to say different one or two issues however to respect what our father has mentioned, let’s depart it at that. We need to guarantee His Majesty that we’ll not go in opposition to your recommendation.
“And I’m going to shake or embrace His Excellency, Governor Obaseki, he’s my critical brother I’ll gladly transfer to him and embrace him,” he mentioned.