News Flash: Godwin Obaseki Emerges Victorious in Edo PDP Primaries

Report from Benin city, the Edo state capital says incumbent governor of the state, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has emerged PDP candidate for Edo 2020.



Recall that Obaseki defected from the ruling party, APC  to PDP recently.

Governor Obaseki’s emergence as the Edo PDP governorship candidate for Edo 2020 came as a surprise to many Nigerians both home and abroard.

Obaseki's victory was facilities after his only rival in the PDP primary election, Ken Imasuagbon stepped down for the Edo Governor to return unopposed.

Recall that Imasuagbon had previously vowed not to step down for Obaseki prior to the primary election.

However, everyone was amazed when he willingly announced his withdrawal from the race a few minutes to the commencement of the party Governorship Primaries for the governorship election scheduled for September 2020.

Even though Obaseki’s only rival, Imasuagbon has stepped down from the contest where 2,229 delegates will choose the PDP governorship flagbearer,  the party leaders has stated thst voting will still go on for affirmation of Obaseki’s candidacy.

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