BENIN CITY – The foundation building of the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium shook as the National Campaign team of All Progressive Congress (APC) berthed in Benin City, with assurance by Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. (Dr.) Pius Egberanmwen Odubu that the party would sweep the polls in the February general elections.           Dr. Odubu who spoke to journalists at the APC Mega Rally said, “I say this justifiably because of the antecedents of our candidates and the performance of our Governors in their respective states. We do not only have credible messenger, but credible messages.
He said “APC Government will tackle insurgency; fix the economy; fight corruption; provide jobs for unemployed graduates in the country and Edo people in particular. So, I have no doubt in my mind that Nigerians are desirous of a change.
The Deputy Governor further said “you can see the wind of change blowing across Nigeria. Just look at the thousands of persons here; both within and outside the main bowl of Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, it is an ample manifestation that Nigerians believe in APC”.
He said “here is Edo State, it is going to be operation totality. APC is going to get 18/18 and 192/192 in the February elections.
The Okakuo of Urumehe and Deputy Governor of Edo State, however, advised all APC members and their supporters to get their permanent voter cards as weapon to unseat the  16 years of PDP misrule in Nigeria.
Also speaking, the Majority Leader of Edo State House of Assembly and APC candidate for Etsako Federal Constituency, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu expressed satisfaction with the  mamouth crowd that greeted the APC campaign rally, maintaining that “Nigerians are yearning for change.
“Change in the PDP’s attitude to the economy, corruption in high places and the intermittent supply of power in Nigeria.”
He said “APC is the only party that has the solution to present p instituted by
PDP 16 years of mis-governance.
“Edo State for example was trapped down by PDP, the state was completely finished. Today, you can see infrastructural development that is taking place in Edo, Lagos, Rivers, Osun and all the APC controlled states; there is clear manifestoes to change the old order of underdevelopment.