As the date for the Local government Chairmanship election draw closer, a frontliner of the ruling party in Edo State, All progressive Congress, APC, Dr Tom Obaseki, has disclosed to party leaders and supporters in the state of his desires to Contest the sole ticket of the chairmanship seat of the Oredo local government council, billed for February 2018.
Dr Obaseki who made the disclosure at the party’s ward 4 secretariat recently in Benin City, explained that the need to reposition and transform the council was the motivational factor.
He added that, he was in it to consolidate his concerted burning desires to move the state capital to admirable position.
My driving force is the desire to service. It is not a desire that was established today but a desire that was incubated for a long time now. So it’s the right time to seat down and put it to work”, he stated.
Sorting further, Obaseki said he was resolute in his decisions to veer for the keenly contestable position and hopeful of getting the sole mandate.
He however, appealed to the party fateful for their unalloyed support to clinch the seat.
It would be recalled that the electoral umpire had fixed early February, 2018 for the local government election in the State.