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Meet,Osagie Ize-Iyamu, Oshiomhole’s Choice For Edo Governor



Osagie Ize-Iyamu

It is no longer news that the Adams Oshiomhole led APC faction on Tuesday chose pastor, Osagie Ize-Iyamu , as their consensus candidate . NAIJANEWSNG.COM brings you a short biography of the man who might replace Governor Obaseki.


Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu attended St. Joseph Primary School and Ebenezer Nursery and Primary School in Benin City.

He did his Secondary education at Edo College the premier secondary school in Edo State, passed out with grade I in his West African Examination Council (WAEC) examinations.

He graduated with an LLB (Hons) from University of Benin then proceeded to the Nigerian Law School, Lagos where he bagged the Bachelor of Law (BL).


Osagie Ize-Iyamu is a Nigerian clergy and political figure. He served as former chief of staff and secretary to the Edo state government.

He was the gubernatorial candidate of the Edo state People’s Democratic Party for the 2016 Edo state gubernatorial election.

 He was previously a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He was the National vice-chairman, South-South Zone of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN).

He served as Director General of Adams Oshiomhole‘s 2nd term Campaign Organisation. He was also the Coordinator of Goodluck/Sambo Campaign Organisation. Recently, he was honoured by the Benson Idahosa University with an honorary doctorate degree in Public Administration.

The state governorship election is scheduled to hold on September 19, 2020.