The Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki will on Wednesday know his fate whether he will partake in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary election on not.
The Edo State All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship election committee led by Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma has on Sunday announced that the party's governorship primary election will hold today across the 192 wards of the state. However, the State Government said before the APC can hold any political gathering in the state, it must apply for a waiver due to the COVID-19 restrictions. In a statement by the secretary, APC Committee, Dr Ajibola Basiru said voting process will begin at 8 am in the 192 wards in the state.
The Nigerian pastor, cum politician has emerged as the Gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) after recording a landslide victory. The former chief of staff and secretary to the Edo state government has an early lead after conquering Igieduma ward/Uhunmwonde LGA where he got 1560 votes out of the 1568 accredited voters.
The former National party chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has called on the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party as a matter of urgency to meet and institute a caretaker committee for organizing the parties national convention before they send the party to comatose.