By Austen Akhagbeme

The Governorship Candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, Dr. Azemhe Azena, yesterday visited his hometown of Okpekpe in Etsako-East local government of Edo state again, but for the first time after clinching the Gubernatorial ticket of the NNPP for the upcoming election in Edo state.

The youthful politician was well received by His Royal Highness, Sir Peter Osigbemhe, the Onweweko of Okpekpe, and his Council of Chiefs amidst fanfare and cheers from admirers and dance troops from neighboring villages.

The occasion which saw the presence of the council chairman, Mrs Benedicta Attoh of the PDP, was graced with several dignitaries and indigenes from far and near many of whom spoke glowingly about the capacity and sincerity of purpose of the esteemed Governorship candidate to lead the state to the promised land.

In his speech at the occasion, Dr Azemhe Azena thanked his people for the love and support they have given him so far in his political journey.

He however assured them that he “understands and appreciates the enormity of the confidence and responsibility vested in me to make a better Edo state possible “

The renowned philanthropist encourages the people to continue with their support while promising them an all-inclusive governance when voted into office.

The traditional ruler, HRH Peter Osigbemhe, thanked the crowd of admirers and well-wishers of Dr Azemhe on behalf of the Council of Chiefs and the good people of North-Ibie, home and abroad, for the show of love for an illustrious son.

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