The All Progressives Congress on Saturday flagged off its campaign ahead of the Governorship election in Edo state on September 19.
The event took place at the University of Benin’s Sports Complex, Benin-city.
Dignitaries who were present include the Yobe State Governor and Chairman of the APC Caretaker Committee, Mr. Mai Mala-Buni, Governors of Kano, Imo, Kaduna, Osun, and former Chairman of the party, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, as well as some Ministers.
Before the campaign flag-off, the APC Governorship Candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, and his guests paid a courtesy visit to the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II to seek his blessings.
On Friday, President Muhammadu Buhari had endorsed Ize-Iyamu who is set to square off against incumbent and PDP candidate, Godwin Obaseki in the polls.
At the flag-off, Kano state governor and chairman of APC national campaign, Abdullahi Ganduje, said the party is confident of victory and will perform better than the current administration in the state.