Edo 2020 update reveals that Godwin Obaseki of the PDP and his APC counterpart have picked running mates for the September 19 Edo gubernatorial election.
Naija News NG reports that Godwin Obaseki who after scaling many hurdles emerged the PDP flag bearer has picked his Deputy, Philip Shaibu as his running mate.
You would recall that rumor had it that Governor Nyesom Wike who pulled out of the reconciliation efforts wanted one of his godsons to run with Godwin Obaseki but Obaseki refused.
The PDP settled the problem out of court after Ogbeide Ihama withdrew his case. Ogbeide Ihama has since said he instituted the lawsuit to save the PDP from impending doom.
In the same vein, the All Progressive Congress Edo 2020 flag bearer, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has also picked his running mate . The Clergy picked former Chairman of Etsako West Local Government, Hon Gani Audu as his running mate.
Ize-Iyamu’s running mate, Audu is an Edo State House of Assembly member representing Etsako West constituency 2 .
Ize-Iyamu was confirmed the Edo APC governorship candidate by the party’s National Executive Council (NEC) after he emerged the winner of the party’s primary on Thursday .