Residents of Okpekpe in Etsako East local government Area of Edo state, on Saturday, defied downpour as they trooped out in their large numbers to receive governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and the APC campaign team.
Okpekpe is known for its popular ten kilometres (10km) road race as introduced by former governor of the state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
Addressing the crowd, Ize-Iyamu thanked them for defying the heavy rain and promised to reciprocate “this singular act with good governance.”
The people of Okpekpe, who commended Oshiomhole for constructing their road, promised to give the APC candidate their votes in the forthcoming governorship election.
The election is scheduled for September 19, 2020.
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