Honourable Omosede Gabriella Igbinedion, a former member of the House of Representatives, has officially declared her candidacy for the Edo 2024 gubernatorial race. Fondly known as the “Lady Governor” by her supporters, Hon. Igbinedion has already taken a significant step by purchasing her Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms at the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) headquarters in Abuja.
Hailing from the prominent Igbinedion family and carrying an impressive track record of dedicated service, Hon. Omosede Igbinedion has become a notable figure in Edo politics. Her entry into the gubernatorial race has been met with enthusiasm, as many view her as a strong and capable leader with a genuine commitment to serving the people.
Having previously represented Ovia Federal Constituency in the 8th National Assembly under the PDP, Hon. Igbinedion earned accolades for her outstanding developmental projects within her constituency. A staunch believer in the importance of public service, she has consistently demonstrated her dedication to uplifting communities and addressing the infrastructural needs of her constituents.
Hon. Igbinedion’s decision to vie for the Edo state governorship reflects her continuous pursuit of making a positive impact on the lives of the people. Her efforts in undertaking various bills and advocating for the interests of her constituents have solidified her reputation as a proactive and effective legislator.
Beyond her political accomplishments, Hon. Omosede Igbinedion is celebrated as an epitome of beauty and brains, a charismatic, God-fearing, and compassionate leader. Her entrance into the gubernatorial race is seen not only as a boost for the PDP but also as a significant opportunity for the party to secure the support of Edo’s majority female voters.
With a wide network of supporters and the influence of her father, Chief Sir. Dr. Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, Hon. Igbinedion stands out as a formidable candidate. Her reputation for integrity and her bright personality have garnered support from both PDP leaders and grassroots supporters alike.
As Edo gears up for the 2024 elections, political observers believe that supporting Hon. Omosede Igbinedion’s candidacy could be a strategic move for the PDP, especially given the party’s focus on gender sensitivity. Her candidacy not only represents a potential historic moment as Edo’s first female governor but also aligns with the party’s aim to capture the votes of Edo women, who constitute a significant portion of the electorate.
In the days to come, all eyes will be on Hon. Omosede Igbinedion as she navigates the political landscape, and Edo residents eagerly await the unfolding chapters of the 2024 gubernatorial race. The Lady Governor may well be on her way to making history and leaving an indelible mark on Edo state politics.