Asue Ighodalo Holds Strategic Meeting with Edo South Leaders Ahead of Gubernatorial Campaign

Edo 2024: PDP gubernatorial candidate Asue Ighodalo meets with top political leaders in Edo South, building alliances ahead of the election campaign.

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Asue Ighodalo Holds Strategic Meeting with Edo South Leaders Ahead of Gubernatorial Campaign

Edo PDP Candidate Asue Ighodalo Meets with Edo South Leaders Ahead of 2024 Election

Asue Ighodalo, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Edo State, has been meeting with top political leaders from the Edo South Senatorial District as part of his state-wide consultations ahead of the official start of the election campaign in September 2024. The closed-door meeting was attended by former Edo State governors John Odigie Oyegun and Lucky Igbinedion, as well as other prominent leaders such as Senator Ehigie Uzamere, Harrison Omangbon, and Larry Ogieva.

The meeting, which was kept under wraps, is part of Ighodalo's efforts to engage with stakeholders across Edo State in preparation for the upcoming gubernatorial election. A source familiar with the meeting stated that the attendees seemed to have had a positive and successful interaction, based on their demeanor and friendly banter. However, the source was unable to provide details on the specific agenda or resolutions reached during the meeting.

Ighodalo has been actively consulting with various stakeholders across the state, including a recent visit to Uromo in Edo Central, where he was endorsed by the Okpebholo family. The PDP candidate's state-wide consultations and visitations are seen as vital steps in building support and momentum ahead of the official campaign season, which is set to begin on April 24, 2024.

Why this matters: The outcome of the Edo State gubernatorial election in September 2024 could have significant implications for the political landscape of the state and the broader region. Ighodalo's proactive engagement with key political leaders and stakeholders across Edo State highlights the importance of building alliances and garnering support in the lead-up to the election.

Gubernatorial Race: As the election campaign draws closer, Edo State residents and political observers will be closely watching the moves of Ighodalo and other candidates vying for the governorship. The closed-door meeting with top political leaders from Edo South Senatorial District is just one of the many strategic steps Ighodalo is taking to strengthen his position as a frontrunner in the race. With the official campaign season set to commence on April 24, the coming months are expected to witness heightened political activities and intense competition among the candidates.

Key Takeaways

  • Asue Ighodalo, PDP gubernatorial candidate, meets Edo South political leaders.
  • Meeting attended by ex-governors Oyegun, Igbinedion, and other prominent leaders.
  • Ighodalo engages stakeholders across Edo State to build support for 2024 election.
  • Edo 2024 gubernatorial election outcome could have significant regional implications.
  • Ighodalo takes strategic steps to strengthen his position as a frontrunner.