A former aspirant for the Edo 2020 PDP ticket and Chieftain of the party, Barr. Kenneth Imansuangbon played the role of a great Host to an unimaginable sections of Leaders and members of the People’s Democratic party in his compound in Ewohimin Ward 2 of Esan South East LGA on 18th August, 2020 as part of the Ward to Ward Campaign tour of the People’s Democratic Party and her candidate for the Edo 2020 Gubernatorial election Mr Godwin Obaseki and his Deputy Com. Philip Shaibu.
The commitment of Barr. Kenneth Imansuangbon to the re-election campaign of the Obaseki/Shaibu ticket is awesome, he had earlier tour the length and breadth of Edo North campaign with the PDP train, covering all sixty four (64) Ward, the exercise took 10days and he was on ground all through.
He had earlier in paid a courtesy visit to the DG Edo North Campaign council Barr. Paschal Ugbome, in his home town Ugbekpe-Ekperi. Grassroot Hot News followed every details of the Edo North train and the hierarchies that made it through.
The train progressed to Ewohimin and landed in the compound of Barr. Kenneth Imansuangbon, it look more of a family affairs, as the unpredictable Rice-Man gives the crowd of supporters and leaders a homely welcome.
He did not just receive the guests but made his compound available for the ward campaign, which became the arena for Ward 2 campaign.
For the good people of Esan South East, the only option on their table is PDP, the immeasurable contributions and acts of kindness done to the people by Rice-Man has won PDP the chances of getting over 85% of the votes from that LGA. Barr. Kenneth Imansuangbon is a philanthropist not just to the people of Edo State but one who truly started his charity work at home, keeping faith and purpose with the proverbial saying; “Charity begins at home”.
For those who are students of political development and of course political pundits, would agree and attest to the fact that Barr. Kenneth Imansuangbon (Rice-Man) is a force to reckon with in Edo politics, he is perhaps one of those great men that have always indicated interest in getting ticket to give Edo people the best of leadership. With his involvement and unwavering participation and throw of heavy support for the party’s ticket holders, one could only but conclude that the 2024 political odds and decision should be in his favor.
With the crowd at the campaign held in his compound and the unit to unit call made by Rice-Man after the campaign team left, it is a clear pointer that all votes would definitely be in favour of PDP.
“The Rice-Amada as he is neo-call by his co-party Chieftain and supporters would in no doubt use his “Structure” which is visible in the 192 Wards in Edo State to galvanize more votes for PDP and her candidate.
18th of August is certainly a date that the people of Esan South East and indeed the PDP family wouldn’t forget in a hurry, it was in this day that Rice-Man proved that he is not a political boy but a political Movement to be reckon with.