By Osaigbovo Iguobaro, Benin
A Governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) in Edo State, Mr. Kenneth Imasuangbon, has promised to take a queue from the Candidate of his party, Governor Godwin Obaseki policy on rice production.
Imasuangbon disclosed this at an interactive session with newsmen on Wednesday night in Benin City.
Recall that Warrake rice farmers had in August this year given credit to Governor Godwin Obaseki for the increase in rice production in 2019.
The Coordinator of Warrake rice farms, Mr Suleiman Ibrahim, endorsed Obaseki and his running mate, Mr. Philip Shaibu for a second term in office when Edo State PDP campaign train berthed at Warrake Ward 11, Owan East Local Government Area of the State.
Speaking during the interview, Imasuangbon, fondly called ‘the Rice man’, which has helped to put smile on the faces of the downtrodden in the State, said, “I am the rice man. I have been sharing rice before. But, from what Obaseki has done in rice production, I will take a queue from him”.
The PDP aspirant, described Obaseki whose first tenure will come to an end on November 12, 2020, as a phenomena and valuable asset to the State in area of sport development particularly the remodelled Samuel Ogbemudia stadium in Benin City.
He commended his government for reforming the education sector, training of public school teachers and for equipping them with Information Communication Technology (ICT) working tools.
He maintained that the government reform has enhanced teaching and learning as well as the performance of students and pupils across over 900 Schools in the State.
“Obaseki has done well in area of Education, which is key to growth”, according to him, “when students are trained, you will have good society and when you have a good society that is safe for all”.