The Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA), Edo state chapter will today hold its governorship primary to pick a candidate that will fly the party’s ticket in the September 10, 2016 governorship election in the state.
The exercise scheduled to hold at the party’s secretariat in Benin City, the state capital may yet unveil plenty of surprises in a race that has been viewed by many as a two horse race.
Already, it was gathered that the battle is mainly between two prominent politicians in the state who have signified their interest to govern the state on the PPA platform.
Hon. Brown Ebewele, a former Commissioner for Sports, Edo State will battle it out with Mr Thomas Sadoh, a broadcaster and media personality.
Feelers emerging from the party indicate that Sadoh, regarded as a dark horse, may spring surprises as his popularity seemed to have grown among delegates over the last few weeks.
PPA, Edo state chairman, Hon. Dave Esokpunwu said that the party would provide a level playing field for all aspirants to ensure the best candidate emerges from the exercise.
He stated that this is to ensure that the party puts it best foot forward to give the other parties in the race a good run for their money to ensure that the people of the state, get a leader with their interest at heart.
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