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Edo APC Primaries : Let the best Candidate Emerge



Indications have emerged that the Presidency has backed down from expressely endorsing any candidate in Saturdays APC Guber primaries this is contrary to information being bandied by some leaders from Edo that a President Tinubu has given a directive as to the preferred candidate.

Our sources revealed that the directive was for the Edo political leadership to back a candidate able to give the candidate of PDP a good fight. ” APC needs Edo state back in its column and defeat is not an option”,

There has been some confusion and uncertainty about the direction of Edo APC. Senator Oshiomole who is the leader of the state seems to have turned a different direction which has shocked many people.

Saturday’s will be an interesting one as many of the APC candidates are still fully in the race In defiance of the directive from Senator Oshiomole.

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Zobis Cable CEO, John Ezeobi Visits Alma Mater, Vows to Transform it in 2 Months



Joel Ajayi

Renowned Anambra industrialist and CEO of Zobis Cables Ltd, Engr. John Ezeobi, on Wednesday, 19th June,2024, paid a surprise visit to his alma mater, Ede Secondary School in Okoti, Odekpe, Ogbaru LGA of Anambra State, to assess the school’s infrastructure.

Ezeobi, who attended the school from 2001 to 2003 and served as the Senior Prefect, was touched by the decaying infrastructure, particularly the school’s vulnerability to flooding during the rainy season. He said he was approached by the school’s owners to buy the property, but he declined, wanting to preserve the institutional legacy. He equally stated that the school harbours some part of his childhood memories and most importantly shaped him into what he is today in the society.

Despite the school being a private school, Ezeobi was moved to intervene, as the deteriorating infrastructure and environmental challenges posed significant obstacles to learning.

He has planned a two-phase project, which includes rebuilding classroom blocks, constructing modern toilets, and implementing flood control measures.

The first phase of the project is expected to be completed within two months, after which the company will move on to the second stage which is expected to gulp several million of naira.

The industrialist expressed optimism that the impact on the school’s 350 students and new enrollments will have a positive effect on the community.

The project is being carried out under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative of Ezeobi’s company, Zobis Cables Industries Ltd.

The school’s administration has commended Ezeobi’s generosity, expressing excitement and a sense of rejuvenation as the institution returns to life through the efforts of one of its alumni.

Ede Secondary School was founded in 1994 by Chief Dr. Elder John Ugboma Okei (Ede 1 of Odekpe).

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