Posted by OUR REPORTER | 25 June 2020 | 175 times
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki is set for victory after surmounting series of hurdles on his path as at Wednesday to be the leading contender for the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in today’s primary.
Two Thousand two hundred and twenty-nine (2,229) delegates will on today decide the fate of the aspirants in their bid to clinch the ticket ahead of the September 19, 2020 governorship election.
PDP’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, told journalists that the materials for the election are already in Benin City as the members of the committee led by Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed.
Ologbondiyan also said that event which will hold at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium will follow the Covid-19 protocol.
Other aspirants screened by the party include Kenneth Imasuagbon, Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama and Gideon Ikhine.
However, party sources said that Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama and Gideon Ikhine have withdrawn from the race following the intervention of party leaders for the favoured aspirant, Godwin Obaseki.
The source who would not want to be mentioned said Kenneth Imasuagbon is still being engaged to pave way for a lone horse race in the primaries. (Credit: Nigerian Tribune)
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