The Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State has urged its governorship aspirants to begin to brace up to the challenges of inheriting empty treasury after the party might have won the forthcoming elections.
It said Governor Obaseki has emptied the treasury through indebtedness.
State Chairman of the party, Chief Dan Orbih dared Governor Obaseki to declare the state of indebtendness the people of Edo
Chief Orbih who spoke at Fugar in Etsako Central Local government as part of continuation of the PDP sensitisation rally of its members ahead of the party primaries said Edo is the second most indebted state in Nigeria.
Orbih told the party governorship aspirants to prepare for hard times at government house because they are going to inherit empty treasury.
He said the party has talented and well qualified aspirants.
The Edo PDP chairman said the internal rumblings in the Edo APC was robbing the people the dividends of democracy.
But I want to use this occasion to send a very strong message to our governorship aspirants that as they prepare for the governorship primaries, they must put at the back of their minds that by the time PDP is back to government they are going to face a very serious problem because they are going to inherit an empty treasury.
Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie could not be reached for comments as at press time.