- Prophet Godwin Ikuru of Jehovah Eye Salvation Ministry has released a prophecy on the candidate that will win the 2024 Edo state governorship election
- Prophet Ikuru said Philip Shaibu, the current deputy governor of Edo state, is not the best man to take over from Governor Godwin Obaseki
- The cleric did not mince words, declaring that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will win the poll
The governorship election in Edo state will be held in 2024. Incumbent governor, Godwin Obaseki, a member of the PDP, is term-limited and will not be a candidate. However, his lieutenant is speculated to be an aspirant.
"APC, not PDP, will win Edo poll": Prophet Ikuru
Speaking on Facebook Live on Thursday, July 20, Prophet Ikuru said Philip Shaibu, the incumbent deputy governor of Edo state who is being touted as a candidate in the 2024 gubernatorial election, “cannot never rule” the state.
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“Philip Shaibu can never rule Edo people because I saw him moving like a tortoise.
“Adams Oshiomhole brought him to the limelight and he turned against his leader.”
Prophet Ikuru continued:
“The All Progressives Congress (APC) will take over Edo state; don’t doubt it. Don’t even try to put money on PDP if Shaibu wants to come out.
"Governor Obaseki should finish his tenure and go, APC is coming to take over."
Furthermore, the cleric said he saw "strong fights" in the PDP that will work against the party in the 2024 election.
Former PDP governorship aspirant Ikhine defects to APC in Edo
This was disclosed in a letter of resignation addressed to the chairman, PDP Ward 7 (Ukpenu/ Ujolen/ Emuhi) Ekpoma, Esan West local government area, and dated July 8.
Edo: ‘I’m tired of godfathers,’ Former governorship aspirant dumps PDP, joins another party
Also, in Edo, Legit.ng reported that a chieftain of the PDP, Kenneth Imansuangbon, on Wednesday, June 21, defected to the Labour Party (LP).
The LP received the former governorship aspirant Imansuangbon and handed him his membership card after defecting from the PDP ahead of the Edo 2024 governorship election in the state.