By Simeon OSAJIE
The Edo South Senatorial District of the Labour Party (LP), still in the euphoria of winning the district’s National Assembly elections, has formally unveiled the party’s candidates ahead of the Houses of Assembly election slated for March 18.
The unveiling was done by the senator-elect for the district, Barr. Neda Imasuen along with the leaders of the party in the state; Chief Patrick Eholor and Chief Sam Omede at a press conference in Benin City, the state capital.
The candidates assured their various constituencies of adequate and effective representation when voted into Office.
Earlier in his remarks at the ceremony, the senator-elect, Barr. Neda Imasuen said, “The party is very grateful for the turnout of the people during the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also voting for the party.”
Recall, the labour party scored the highest votes cast in the presidential election for Peter Obi beating the PDP and the APC. It also won the Senatorial and Two House of Representatives seats in Edo South.
Imasuen also used the forum to further dispelled the rumour about the party’s alliance or working relationship with other political parties nor the state government.
According to him, the Labour Party is on his own and more concerned on how to give the people the type of government they deserve.
Those available for unveiling ceremony were the candidates for Egor, Derik Uhunmwagho, Ikpoba Okha, Mrs Isoken Tongo and Peter Omorogbe for Ovia South-West while others, amongst others.