Edo 2024; Ikhine says Oshiomhole has no anointed candidate
A governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State Engr. Gideon Ikhine has debunked the insinuation that Comrade Adams Oshiomole has an anointed candidate.
for the party’s February 17 shadow election in the State.
Briefing newsmen after he submitted his nomination and expression of interest forms at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja, Mr Ikhine distanced the former Governor from anointing any of the 12 aspirants jostling for the party’s ticket shortly.
He cautioned those peddling such rumours of Oshiomole anointing an aspirant to desist.
Admitting a cordial political and working relationship with the former labour leader, Ikhine maintained that he remains the most acceptable and competent aspirant of the party.
He expressed concern by the huge debt profile of Edo State, promising to utilise the potential of the State to turn around its fortunes.