The Labour Party in Edo State has elected new executive members.
The new leadership is headed by Sam Omede, who was returned unopposed.
Others who were unanimous adopted were Mrs Aino Adedeji as Deputy Chairman, Abure Julius as Secretary, Mrs Rabi Aigbojie as Woman Leader and Austin Obaze as Publicity Secretary.
Patrick Eholor, Dan Aiziegbemi and Nasir Momoh emerged as Edo South, Edo Central and Edo North Senatorial districts Chairmen.
Omede promised to make the LP an independent party that is not an appendage of the ruling Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN).
He said the party would field candidates for future elections in the state and vowed that the party would win the July 14 governorship election.
“Today Labour Party can perform. As from now, we will not take the crumbs from the master’s table anymore. We have made a name in the history of Edo State. We are on ground’.
A total of 360 Delegates were accredited for the convention.
Also, the National Conscience Party (NCP) has picked Imaguomwanrhuo Erhunmwunse as its candidate for the July 14 governorship election.
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