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Edo State Governor, Obaseki Finally Joins PDP

Governor Godwin Obaseki has formally joined the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after his recent resignation from the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party.

Naija News understands that Governor Obaseki was received by the leadership of the party led by the state Chairman of the PDP, Hon Tony Aziegbemi ahead of  Edo 2020 election slated for September.

It was learned that Governor Obaseki just arrived Edo PDP Secretariat along 1st East Circular Road with many of his followers and appointees.

The PDP confirmed the defection in a tweet on the micro-blogging site, Twitter, saying: “The governor of Edo State, H. E. Governor Godwin Obaseki has defected to our great party, the Peoples Democratic Party.

“The declaration was made this afternoon at the state Secretariat of our party in Benin city, Edo State. Power to the people.”

Meanwhile, Naija News reports that Governor Obaseki’s decision to join the PDP comes days after he was disqualified by the APC Screening Committee from seeking re-election on the platform of the ruling party.

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