Former governor of Edo state, Professor Oserheimen Osunbor has declared his intention to contest the next gubernatorial election in the state.
Osunbor who made his intention public at a press briefing in Benin City, said he intends to actualise his aspiration on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC; THE NATION reports.
He said, ”I offer myself as an aspirant in the forthcoming elections as a man that is well known to the people of Edo state and beyond. I have built for myself over the years a reputation for excellence integrity, hard work and a remarkable track record of achievements.
”All my working life, I have assisted and touch the lives of people across the three senatorial districts. From lecturer to Professor at the University of Lagos and Lagos state University, I assisted Edo state students to gain admission irrespective of the senatorial district they come from. This is verifiable”.
Osunbor was sacked from office as the Governor of Edo state by the court of appeal in 2008.