The Peoples Democratic Party has expressed determination to replicate the victory recorded in the Edo State Governorship election in Lagos State .
This was contained in a press statement by PDP ’s spokesperson in Lagos , Taofik Gani .
In the statement titled, ‘ Edo victory , we are fired up ’, Gani said Godwin Obaseki ’ s victory has strengthened PDP ’s determination to win the 2023 governorship election in Lagos State .
The Independent National Electoral Commission had on Sunday declared Obaseki winner of Saturday’ s governorship election in Edo .
Obaseki polled 307, 955 votes to defeat the All Progressives Congress Candidate , Pastor Osagie Ize- Iyamu, who scored 223 ,619.
Gani said , “ The PDP , Lagos state chapter , has congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki , on his re-election as Edo State Governor.
“ The Lagos state chapter particularly hailed the Governor for his ability to garner the needed vote to be declared at the first ballot , in the face of rumored federal might .
“ To us in Lagos state PDP we have grasped from the well- deserved victory , the renewed commitment , and resoluteness to also win Lagos state to end godfatherism & imposition in Lagos politics.
“ As a matter of fact , we are now more ever than before fired up to win Lagos State . We shall manifest this ability in the coming bye -elections in the state and eventually the 2023 general elections .”