Yesterday, the people of Okpella at Etsako East local government area of Edo State received the campaign train of Pastor Ize Iyamu, PDP gubernatorial candidate to a rousing welcome in the industrial city rich in solid minerals and home to Okpella Cement factory.
He pledged that when elected, his government will revive the ailing industries in the locality, attract hospital to the community, fix their roads and support local farmers to make agriculture more profitable and attractive to youths.
He said that he will also ensure that the boundary dispute between Okpella and Kogi is resolved amicably.
He also used the opportunity to stop over at the palaces of three great traditional rulers for their blessings and support. They are; The Okuokpelagbe of Okpella, Alh. Dr. Dirisu, The Okumagbe of Weppa Wanno, HRH Dr. George Egabor JP and HIs Highness, J.B Momoh, The Ogieaga 111of Ibie.
“The interesting thing about these great personalities is that we are as passionate about the development of our people just as we are and equally prepared to partner with us to bring about the much desired future.
“We have a role to play in bringing about a people centered government driven by the passion to industrialise our state. I believe this is possible. let us take the opportunity and # TakeTheFuture” He said.