By Simeon OSAJIE
The Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State, felicitates and extends our warm and sincere compliments of the yuletide season to the Glorious and Beautiful Edo People.
In a press statement issued and signed by the State Chairman, DT. Tony Aziegbemi and made available to newsmen reads, “As we celebrate this wonderful season occasioned by the birthday of our Lord, Jesus Christ, we give God all the glory for the joys, the victories and strength with which we embraced and endured all the events and revelations that shaped our 2021.
“We thank the Glorious Edo people for the support and encouragement our Government, Governor and Party have continued to receive. We are grateful.
“May our New Year be filled with special moments of warmth, peace, happiness and successes.
“We also wish to express our gratitude to our members for their commitment, love, courage and steadfastness this past year. A year filled with challenges, we are grateful for your support!
“I draw attention of our members to the fact that ‘politics is the art of the possible’. I wish and hope that we are guided as we usher in 2022.
“As we approach 2022, we must continue to show Edo people why they must keep faith with PDP by propagating it’s programs and letting them know that only PDP can rescue Nigeria.”
Going further, Dr. Aiziegbemi said, “Our Governor, His Excellency Godwin Obaseki is laying a solid foundation for the future. The Governor Obaseki led PDP government launched the Victor Uwaifo Creative Hub in Benin City, with the pledge to sustain programmes and reforms to ensure Edo youths realize their fullest potential.
“He also commissioned the Edo Tech Park, an elite software engineering and leadership training institute that will produce 15000 world class software engineers in the state within the next five years. Our government aim is to transform Edo into the technology outsourcing nerve Centre in Africa. It is clear that PDP and Governor Obaseki are committed to empowering the youths and preparing them for the future while increasing our GDP!
“As you celebrate this festive season, remember to observe the Covid-19 protocols, especially with the threat of the OMICRON variant in the air: Always wear your face masks, maintain social distancing, and regularly wash your hands with soap and running water.
“Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year in advance to the Glorious and Beautiful Edo People!” he opined.