Naija News reports that Obaseki emerged the PDP governorship candidate for Edo 2020 after his only rival in the PDP primary election, Ken Imasuagbon, stepped down for the Edo Governor to return unopposed.
It was learned that Imasuagbon, who had previously vowed not to step down for Obaseki prior to the primary election, stepped down few minutes to the commencement of the party Governorship Primaries for the governorship election slated for September.
This online news platform understands that voting will still go on for affirmation of Obaseki’s candidacy despite Imasuagbon’s decision to step down from the contest where 2,229 delegates will choose the PDP gubernatorial flagbearer
Naija News reports that all is set for voting to begin at the Ogbemudia Stadium Benin City, the Edo State capital, where Governor Obaseki who recently dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the PDP after he was disqualified by the APC Screening Committee is expected to emerge the candidate of the Edo PDP for the governorship election unopposed.
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