Former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olumide Akpata, has purchased the governorship nomination and expression of interest forms of the Labour Party (LP) for Edo State.
Mr Akpata announced on X handle, on Friday, describing it as the beginning of his journey to serve Edo State.
“Today, I have picked up my expression of interest form and nomination form here at our LP headquarters in Abuja. So the die is cast. As we say, game on,” he said in a short video clip uploaded on the microblogging platform.
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“I want to call on our party members in Edo state to actively participate in the primary that will see to the election of the party flagbearer.
“Of course, I ask them to not just participate to also support and nominate me as the flagbearer of Labour Party in the upcoming Edo governorship election scheduled for 21 September 2024.”