By: Peter Imade
In the bustling arena of Edo State politics, where aspirants come and go like the tides, there emerges a candidate who shines like a lighthouse in the darkest of nights. Engineer Chris Ogiemwonyi, with a resume that reads like a bestseller, is undoubtedly the brightest star in the Edo APC’s 2024 governorship elections constellation.
Hailing from the picturesque Idumwebo village, this man isn’t just a politician; he’s a force of nature. His career is a rollercoaster of accomplishments, from being a former Minister of State for Works to retiring with honors as the Group Executive Director, Exploration and Production at NNPC. You don’t get a title like “Mr. Local Content” by sitting idly; he’s been a guardian angel for indigenous oil companies.
But wait, there’s more! While some politicians might struggle with their ABCs, Engr. Ogiemwonyi flaunts an impressive academic background. He’s a graduate of the University of Benin, with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics. Plus, he’s got a Post Graduate Diploma in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Ibadan, and not one, but TWO honorary doctorates. I bet he could calculate the trajectory of a rocket while delivering an inspiring speech.
When it comes to community development, this man doesn’t just talk the talk; he walks the walk. He has built a church, offered scholarships, and set up a skill acquisition center for youths. His palm plantation isn’t just about farming; it’s a job-creating machine that boosts the local economy.
Edo State has seen the light with Engr. Ogiemwonyi. Clean water, street lights, and improved infrastructure have transformed his village. And let’s not forget the life-saving medical initiatives he’s sponsored. In short, he’s not just a politician; he’s a community superhero.
Now, as he gears up for the APC governorship primaries in 2024, it’s clear that Engr. Ogiemwonyi is ready to bring his unique blend of experience, leadership, and dedication to the forefront. His promise? To uplift the living standards of Edo State residents and all Nigerians.
In a world where politics often feels like a circus, Engr. Chris Ogiemwonyi is the ringmaster we’ve been waiting for – a man of substance and vision, ready to lead Edo State towards a brighter future. So, mark your calendars for 2024 because the spotlight is firmly on this formidable son of Edo, and he’s ready to shine.