New Local Govt Chairmen and Secretaries in Edo Labour Party sworn in.


Rt. Hon. Mrs Elizabeth Activie, the Labour Party Edo State Caretaker Committee has sworn in new Local Government Chairmen and Secretaries of the 18 local government chapters of the Labour Party in Edo State.

A House Of Representatives member for Egor/Ikpoba Okha Federal Constituency, Hon. Murphy Osaro-Omoruyi witnessed the swearing in which was held in Benin City on the directive of the national secretariat of the party under the Barrister Julius Abure led NWC.

The Inauguration of the new Local Government Chairmen, was due to the dissolution of the former state executive commission as a result of the expiration of their tenure.

The state caretaker committee Chairman, Rt.Hon. Mrs Elizabeth charged the new chairmen and their secretaries to oversee the affairs of the party for a fresh election that will bring in a new executive in a congress that will be held soon across State, as She also urged them to put in necessary measures to ensure victory for the party during the September 21, 2024 Governorship Election in the state with Barrister Olumide Osaigbovo Akpata as the party’s flag bearer.

Hon. Mrs. Ativie urged members of the public to disregard any action of the former executive of the party led by Comrade Kelly Ogbaloi as their tenure ended in April, 2024 with her as the new LP chairman in Edo state.

Speaking, the member Representing Egor/Ikpoba Okha Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Murphy Osaro Omoruyi congratulated the new local government leadership of the Labour Party and urged them to work in unity to achieve victory.

Hon. Omoruyi described Rt. Hon Mrs. Ativie as a fearless and result oriented politician that will take Labour Party to a higher level.

The State Secretary of LP, Hon. Oses Eromosele and the 3 Senatorial Vice Chairmen of the party, Cosmas lrabor Edo Central, Jolly lsokpeyi Edo North and Uwagie Odigie, Edo South jointly renewed their support for the Abure-led Labour Party at the National level.

The chairmen and secretaries of the party had earlier subscribed to their oath of office with a promise to remain dedicated and committed to the party at both Local, State and National levels.

The State Legal Adviser, Barrister A. M. I. Imakhu, the State Woman Leader, Mrs. lsoken Tongo and the Youth Leader, Mr. Ken Omusi assured that Labour Party will win the forthcoming Governorship election in Edo State and urged all members of the party to be dedicated to the party.

Meanwhile, Edo State Labour Party has lifted the suspension order placed on 308 members of the party in the state.

In a statement, Chairman of the party, Rt. Hon. Elizabeth Ativie called on those whose suspension has just been lifted to fuse into the party towards ensuring victory for the party in the forthcoming Governorship election in Edo state come September, 21, 2024.