Edo poll: Obaseki fears re-election bid under APC


Edo poll: Obaseki fears re-election bid under APC
Godwin Obaseki

Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki on Wednesday said his re-election bid under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) is narrowed because of the interest of the party’s National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, in the state.

Obaseki expressed his fears at a news conference shortly after he was screened by the seven-member screening committee headed by Prof. Jonathan Ayuba at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja.

The governor alleged that some of the questions asked by the committee showed that Oshiomhole had not distanced himself from the process of conducting governorship primaries in the state.

“Like I said, as a party man I have gone through the screening process but I do not believe that I will get justice because Comrade Adams Oshiomhole is an interested party in the Edo process.

“One of the questions that were asked was why did I issue a gazette that will prevent the party from performing direct elections in Edo.

“That did I not…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper