Edo greets RATTAWU ex-deputy president, Edekere, at 70
THE Edo State Government, yesterday, felicitated with former Deputy National President of Radio, Television and Theatre Workers Union (RATTAWU), Osamudiamen Edekere, who turned 70 years old.
Governor Godwin Obaseki commended Edekere for his contributions to the state and country during his birthday thanksgiving at the Diocese of Benin, Anglican Communion, St. Matthew’s Cathedral, Benin City.
The governor, who was represented by his Chief of Staff (CoS), Osaigbovo Iyoha, described Edekere as a foremost Edo politician, commending his role for his victory in the September 19, 2020 governorship poll.
His words: “Hon. Edekere is one of our foremost leaders from Oredo Council. He has been a formidable force in Edo politics and that was why we asked him to assist us during the struggle to get re-elected for a second term.
“We called on him when we discovered that there was trouble for our second-term election. He supported us and brought his wealth of experience to play in the election, and today, all is history.
“The governor conveys good wishes to him as he celebrates his 70th birthday today.”
We pray God keeps him in good health as he celebrates many more years to come.”
Edekere served as President, Bendel State Council of RATTAWU from 1981 to 1983 and the Deputy National President in 1983. He was also former Chairman, Oredo Council and Chairman of chairmen between 1997 and 1998.
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