Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has assured him of a peaceful election come September 19.
Obaseki, who is the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said this while calling on voters to come out en masse to cast their votes.
The Governor made this known when he addressed members of the PDP during a campaign rally in Ovia South West Local Government Area of the State.
He called on the party faithful to come out without fear of harassment or intimidation by the opposition.
Obaseki said, “President Buhari has assured me that the Edo election will be peaceful.”
He insisted that there will be peace in the State before, during and after the election.
“They are not more than us in number; vote and make sure your vote counts. Stay back in your polling units to ensure they count your vote in your presence,” he added.