PDP Guber Aspirant, Akhabue, Obtains Esanland Royal Fathers’ Blessings

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PDP Guber Aspirant, Akhabue, Obtains Esanland Royal Fathers’ Blessings

Felix Ehiguese Akhabue, one of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), governorship aspirants on Thursday received the royal blessings of the traditional rulers of Esanland who wished him well in his gubernatorial ambition.

Soliciting the blessings of Esanland Royal Fathers who assembled at the palace of the Onojie of Ekpoma Kingdom, HRH Anthony Abumere II, the governorship hopeful said his visit to the Royal Fathers was to get their blessings and support for his aspiration to contest the September 21st governorship election.

Akhabue explained that the Royal Fathers plays vital role in the security of lives, peace, progress, and development of the land, adding that his consultation is based on his firm believe on the saying that “Charity Begins at Home”, and so he has come to inform his fathers of his desire to take over the mantle of leadership as Governor of the Edo State from November 2024.

He said when elected, he would do everything possible to Revolutionize all the sectors of the state to enhance the People’s standard of living in the State, particularly ensuring the development of the rural areas.

He also stressed the need to end the rural-urban migration by opening up access roads in the various communities in the state, as well as providing the necessary social amenities in the rural areas and cities when elected the Governor of the state.

Akhabue, popularly known as JOEFEL also promised to engage and deploy all available human resources in the state to significantly prevent or drastically reduce capital flight from the state.

The former Esan West Local Government Chairman and ALGON National President also promised to ensure that the welfare of the Traditional Rulers in the state was Paramount and significantly improved, as well as creating a better synergy between government and traditional rulers that would enable the royal fathers play pivotal roles in the security and development of the state.

Speaking on behalf of the Enigie of Esanland, the Onojie of Uromi, HRM, Zaiki Anselm Eidenojie II extolled the leadership qualities of the aspirant, describing him as a household name in Esanland and the state who need not much introduction.

He advised him to carry on his campaign with decorum and respect for the electioneering processes throughout the period.

On his part, the Onijie of Igueben kingdom, HRM, Zaiki Ehizojie Eluojierior 1, JP extolled the quality and virtue of  Akhabue, saying that he is a very sellable product for any political party that desires to win election.