The ex governor who was sacked from office by the court of appeal in 2008 said his antecedent in office puts him high above other aspirants
Professor 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.
While affirming that he would support any candidate that emerges as party flag bearer in a free and fair primaries but added that “Delegates must be weary of aspirants with deep pocket and electorates must support and vote for candidates with credentials”
“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.