Edo: PDP stakeholders kick against Gov Obaseki’s endorsement


Edo: PDP stakeholders kick against Gov Obaseki's Endorsement
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State (left) and his Deputy, Philip Shaibu.

By Emmanuel Elebeke

Ahead of Thursday’s governorship primaries of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo state, stakeholders in the party in the state have kicked against the seeming favouritism extended to the State Governor,y Godwin Obaseki, by the party’s national leadership, saying it is illegal and unjust.

Governor Obaseki joined the PDP last week after he was allegedly denied the chance to seek reelection under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the party under which he governed Edo state for the past four years.

A source within the party said although he has nothing against Obaseki joining the PDP, he is, however, against using illegality to impose the governor on those who have been on ground and working for the party through thick and thin. He said it is unfair that the party allowed Obaseki to purchase nomination forms after the time had elapsed.

The source said that…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper