Kinsmen of Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, have endorsed him to run for the 2024 governorship election.
The endorsement was made during a reception for Shaibu on his arrival at the ward meeting of PDP Ward 11, Etsako West Local Government Area where the Chairman, Igbafe Agbonoga, affirmed the deputy governor’s acceptability among his people, party members, and the populace.
Agbonoga said, “We have agreed that Philip Shaibu must run for the 2024 governorship election. We know he will make a huge difference if elected as the next governor of our state.
“Our decision is based on the performance during his tenure as a member of Edo State House of Assembly and National Assembly respectively.
“The Ward 11 PDP members and leadership, after critically examining the antecedents and capacity of the deputy governor, have decided to endorse and support him to run and win the Edo 2024 governorship election.
“This decision was taken with due consultations with our party members across the entire Ward 11 of PDP, Estako West.”
He added that members believe that the deputy governor is the most credible and qualified person for the job.
” As we prepare to elect a new governor in a matter of months, we need not just any politician, but a man with the best interest of the state at heart, in addition to the needed experience,” he added.