Edo Polls: PDP Causus Backed Obaseki/Shaibu Ticket

Deputy Governor Of Edo gets PDP nomination forms. PDP aspirants kicks never To back off from gubernatorial race. APC says she never misses the departure of Governor Obaseki and factions. Atiku, Wike instrumental for Obaseki’s departure to the PDP. Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, will be allowed to run with his deputy, Philip Shaibu, on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party if he (Obaseki) emerges winner at the PDP primary slated for Tuesday, June 23, in Benin, Edo State, Emage News has learnt. It was gathered that this was…

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Edo Elections: APC Governors To Meet President Buhari

Bearing last-minute change, governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress will be holding a meeting with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), over the Edo State APC governorship primary crisis. One of our correspondents gathered in Abuja on Sunday that the governors would seek Buhari’s intervention in the crisis, which had led to the disqualification of the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, from the state APC primary scheduled for June 22. As the APC governors were preparing to meet Buhari, Obaseki on Sunday held separate…

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APC Gives Reasons For Disqualifying Governor Obaseki

This is the reason APC gave for disqualifying Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki in its primaries for governorship in Edo State (see below). The HSC one, if true, is solid. However, the NYSC one is not that strong. Yes, the NYSC misspelling of Obaseki’s name could have been easily rectified since the University of Ibadan confirmed that he did graduate there. Personally, I would not have expected anyone to have skipped NYSC during the time period being considered. Nigeria was at the peak and life was good. There was no…

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Edo Elections: PDP Opens Door For Governor Obaseki

Following his disqualification by the All Progressives Congress, there are indications that the embattled Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, may consider running on the platform of another political party to realise his second-term ambitions Emage News has learnt. Authoritative sources close to the leadership of the party however said the governor might be considering joining the PDP given that it is the only party that has the structure both in the state and at the national level. The source said, “We will not send him away if he…

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Edo Elections: We’ll Not Appeal APC Decisions- Gov. Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki says he will not appeal the outcome of the screening exercise which disqualified him from participating in the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the forthcoming governorship poll in Edo State. In a communique by his spokesman, Crusoe Osagie, the governor said he watched the mockery of the democratic process, which “Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, is administering and superintending” over in his party the All Progressives Congress (APC). The governor stated that it has been an unfortunate, disheartening, and dreadful spectacle. READ MORE: https://theemage.com/edo-elections-apc-disqualifies-incubent-governor-obaseki/ Governor…

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