The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) National Campaign Council for Edo governorship election has held its first meeting in port Harcourt.
Naija News learnt that the meeting was presided over by the Chairman of the national campaign council and Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike.
Present at the meeting were Governors of Adamawa state, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, his Oyo State counterpart, Seyi Mankinde, other members of the national campaign council, chairmen and secretaries of all the sub-committees of Edo 2020.
However, A statement by the Rivers Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, on Wednesday quoted the council as saying that the Edo electorate were desirous of consolidating the democratic gains the various elective representatives had provided for them.
The statement quoted Fintiri as saying that the meeting adopted the best strategies to “retain what rightly belongs to PDP”. Fintiri, who is also the Deputy Chairman of the campaign council, said they would work with Edo people to deepen democracy.
The statement referred to the meeting as the first gathering to formulate strategies for the election since the inauguration of the 77 member National Campaign Council by the National Working Committee of the PDP on the 7th of July, 2020 in Abuja.