Edo 2020: Atiku Directs His 150 Presidential Support Groups In Edo To Back Obaseki
As the electoral battle between the two leading political parties in the country is drawing near in Edo state, the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar who was the first runner up for the post of the presidency at the last year general election has directed his 150 support groups in the state to Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s governorship campaign organisation in Edo.
Atiku made this known in a statement made available to newsmen on Saturday in Benin. The statement was signed by Mr Oladimeji Fabiyi, Deputy Director of the defunct Atiku Support Group/Mobilization Presidential Campaign Organisation.
It quoted Abubakar as directing that the 150 independent support groups in Edo be immediately activated in support of Obaseki, PDP’s flag bearer in the election.
It stated further: “The former Vice President, as a major stakeholder of the PDP, considers it expedient to put in place winning structures and machinery that will guarantee total victory for the party in Edo.
“We need to complete the circle in the south-south region that naturally and originally belonged the PDP.
“Having received the directive with joy and enthusiasm, I have no doubt that all our support groups in Edo will be very glad to receive this news and run with the directive of Atiku Abubakar for the benefit of Obaseki and the PDP,” it stated.
Edo 2020: Court Restraints Obaseki From Participating In PDP Primary
A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, yesterday restrained the embattled Governor of Edo state; Godwin Obaseki from participating in the Peoples Democratic Party gubernatorial primary election scheduled for this week.The suit was instituted by an aspirant Omoregir Ogbeide-Ihiama asking the court to stop the governor who just decamped to the party from participating in the primaries.It will recalled that the governor joined the opposition party last week aft...
Edo 2020: PDP Youths & Women Oppose Obaseki
It seem all is yet to be perfectly well with the recent defection of the embattled Edo state governor; Godwin Obaseki as the Youth and Women wing of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Edo chapter, yesterday (Saturday) opposed the waiver granted to the Governor by the national leadership.The waiver enables Obaseki, who just defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), contest in the PDP primary on Tuesday.Obaseki was screened on Saturday.Under the aus...
Edo 2020: Obaseki Finally Joins PDP
The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki has today finally join the People Democratic Party PDP in order to realise his second term ambition.It will be noted that the Governor early this week resigned from the ruling party after he has been disqualified from the primary election.Obaseki has confirmed this development via his twitter handle and it is expected to be the flag bearer of the party in the forthcoming election.
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