As The Primaries Draw Near, We Respectfully Count On Your Justiceable Consideration For The Man EDOKPOLO

By Ewere Eseosa

As The Primaries Draw Near, We Respectfully Count On Your Justiceable Consideration For The Man EDOKPOLO In His Bid For The Constructive Representation Of Ikpoba-Okha LGA In The Edo State House Of Assembly Come 2015!

People who must enjoy progressivism and constructivism must be passionately prepared to jettison sentimental consideration of lily-livered god-father-god-son political characters for omon-na-bie-se elements of AIYAMENKHUE EDOKPOLO'S standing or kind.

As a people who strongly believe in consistently show-casing the arrested developments of our local and extended communities, it behooves on us not only to end at the level of show-casing or propagation, but most importantly, enlighten the generality of Ikpoba-Okha-Edo people on the unavoidable need to strongly support indefatigable entities like EDOKPOLO who stand tall to dispense constructive-representative 'uhi' (a Benin term for legislation).

There may be no better time than now to bring on-board OUR MAN EDOKPOLO to active people-oriented and beneficial policy-making activities in the Edo State House of Assembly considering his leadership and spearheading of landmark socio-intelligentsia and cultural movements in the recent past. One of which (September 07, 2009) saw to the emergence of Benin-born Professor O.G. Oshodin as first Benin-professor-Vice-Chancellor, UNIBEN (November 30, 2009) after 39 years of systemic and devious marginalization against the Benins. Another significant struggle was that against systemic looting of Benin artefacts, a viable instrument the man EDOKPOLO employed to conscientiously drag the then Federal government of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo to court for government's nonchalance in pursuing the release of our world-acclaimed artefacts where a strong statement by EDOKPOLO's Benin National Congress was read on the floor of Nigeria's House of Representatives by Hon. Patrick Obahiagbon (gio do mi gio do) in 2007; this singular move saw to the sack of five (5) very senior Directors of the Ministry of Arts, Culture and Tourism. Artefacts have since been released to the Federal Government and the Oba of Benin. The records are there.

EDOKPOLO's sagacity and ebullient leadership tenacity, with his focused and purposeful hobnobbing with very senior important public and private Directors and human-capacity development managers with and outside the shores of Edo land have resulted to the empowerment and employment of more than 2000 men, women and youths into our Country's MDAs and private establishments including my humble self; Morgan Eseosa Ewere is my name.

We stand as a people, in the gap to diligently request for your passionate support and vote to be cast in favour of the 7 Eguagie Street, Ikpoba-Okha-born EDOKPOLO. As one who have traversed the North-East-West and South of the oil producing Local Council, but with nothing to show as oil gains, AIYAMENKHUE EDOKPOLO brings to the table constructive-legislative people-oriented policies, programs and laws geared towards creating a profitable and enabling environment for the government of the day to thrive in dispensing democracy gains to Edo people.

With the projection of the tripartite legislative fundamentals of grass-root consultation, democratic articulation and constructive representation as promulgated by AIYAMENKHUE EDOKPOLO and the Edokpolo Campaign Organization (ECO2015), nothing is impossible to achieve in Ikpoba-Okha.

It is only fair to cast our votes for EDOKPOLO as he remains a trustworthy son and pride-possession of the Benin nation.

EDOKPOLO's Benin National Congress, which has as an arm the annual Benin National Merit Award (BNMA) has since 2005, seen to an unbiased recognition and appreciation of prominent and eminently qualified Edo sons and daughters at home and in the diaspora, which includes but not limited to: Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Chief John Odigie Oyegun, Chief Nosakhare Isekhure JP, Prof. O.G. Oshodin JP, Capt. Hosa Wells Okunbor, Mrs. Helen Esohe Mark, Engr. (Dr.) Frederick Ogbeide, Hon. Matthew Aigbuhuenze Iduoriyekemwen, Prof. Denis Agbonlahor, Sam Loco Efe, Engr. Chris Ogiemwonyi, Dr. Solomon Iyobosa Edebiri, Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen, Prof. Sir Victor Uwaifo, these and other numerous holders of the BNMA are perceived to have contributed immensely to the sustainable growth and development of our Edo land via their chosen career. Let us join hands with AIYAMENKHUE EDOKPOLO to continue to honour, appreciate and acknowledge the positive exploits of our worthy sons and daughters.

Leaders, men, women and youths of Ikpoba-Okha LGA, we respectfully count on your unbiased disposition in the search and select process of people to represent our collective interests at the Pa Anthony Enahoro Complex come 2015.

Oba gha t' kpere, Isee.

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