The Edo North DG of the PDP gubernatorial election Campaign for the re-election of Gov. Godwin Obaseki and His Deputy Comrade Philip Shaibu, Hon. Barr. Paschal Ugbome, has strategically put a big padlock on the lips of APC’s apologists and loyalist in his home Ugbekpe Ekperi. He was the party’s Senatorial flag-bearer in the 2015 National Assembly election, was the DG of Rt. Hon. Engr. Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama 2020 Gubernatorial Campaign Team and still a high-ranking party chieftain in the State.
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Today he received the PDP Campaign entourage first at Ward 8, then Ward 7 and finally Ward 6 his own Ward. Barr. Ugbome is not just the leader of PDP Ward 6 but he is the political leader of PDP in Ekperi Kingdom and he is seen by all as the touch light of Ekperi participation in polity.
After leading the train to Anegbette earlier, he took the train to the three Wards in his clan. The turn out was massive to the amazement of all, youth, women and men all abandoned their engagement and came out in their large numbers, to make a statement to the governor and his entourage that “Ekperi is PDP and PDP is Ekperi”.
Various Tradition dancing groups came out in their attire and danced to the traditional beats of the Ekperi people. There was heavy gridlock and it took the intervention security agents to disperse cars and pedestrians.
The effect of this outing from news gathered, has demoralize the leadership of the APC in the three Wards in Ekperi Kingdom and put them in utter confusion. Top members of the APC’s leadership across the three Wards dumped the party and her broom, embraces the PDP and they were received and welcomed by the of Deputy National Chairman of PDP, South-South Zone, in person of Chief Dan Osi Orbih and Gov. Obaseki.