Edo 2020 is now favoring Governor Godwin Obaseki as PDP has granted him and waiver to contest in the forthcoming primary .
Naija News NG reports that the PDP announced this Edo 2020 election development on Twitter, Friday . The party has also shifted the gubernatorial primary to Thursday June 25th. Read their words below:
“Edo Guber: PDP Grants Waiver To Obaseki…Shifts Primary to Thursday June 25 The National Working Committee (NWC) of the @OfficialPDPNig has granted waiver to @GovernorObaseki to contest the Edo governorship election primary.
The action of the NWC is pursuant to Section 29(2)(b) of the @OfficialPDPNig constitution and in exercise of the powers of the National Executive Committee (NEC) under Section (50)(3)(b) of the PDP constitution.
The NWC in exercise of the above powers has ratified the application for waiver by the ward, local government & state executives of the party in the state and accordingly grants waiver to H. E. Governor @GovernorObaseki to enable him contest the gubernatorial primary of the PDP
Also the NWC has further shifted the Edo state governorship primary from an earlier slated date of Tuesday, June 23 to a new date of Thursday June 25, 2020.”
Edo Guber: PDP Grants Waiver To Obaseki…Shifts Edo Primary to Thursday June 25
— Official PDP Nigeria (@OfficialPDPNig) June 19, 2020
Governor Obaseki earlier today picked his form at the PDP Secretariat in Benin City. The Oba of Benin also warned against any form of godfatherism and imposition of candidates .