Edo election: Obaseki clears air on dumping APC

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has disproved claims in certain quarters that he is planning to leave the All Progressive Congress (APC).

Obaseki, who disproved the claim while speaking with teh 'Obaseki Mandate Group' in Abuja on Tuesday, maintained that he will achieve his second tenure on the platform of APC.

He said, the rumors that he has plan to defect to another party if he failed to get the APC ticket during the primaries on June 22.

He, then, urged the people of the State to support those with proven task record in public service, adding that he was humbled by the kind gesture of supporters who paid for his forms.

many of my supporters has conveyed interest in paying for my declaration of interest and nomination forms on any platform I choose.

"I have made up my mind to stick to the which brought me into the office to serve the Edo people, which is the All Progressive Congressive," he added.

Recall that Obaseki who has been at loggerheads with the APC National Chairman,

Adams Oshiomhole, presented his Expression of Interest Forms to President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday.

After the meeting, he told the State House Correspondents that Buhari assured him of his support.

On his rift with Oshiomhole, he said the former governor took his current position because he was not properly guided.

Oshiomhole had announced that the party adopted direct primary.

Source: Daily Post

Tread Started by: Neon Emmanuel On 8:54am Jun 3