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Court orders PDP, INEC to allow Obaseki in Edo primaries



A High Court of Justice in the Ekpoma judicial division today restrained the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from excluding Governor Godwin Obaseki and the other cleared aspirants from participating in the Edo State governorship primary.

The court ordered that the PDP and the electoral umpire should not exempt any of the aspirants who have been cleared by the party from participating in the gubernatorial primary slated for the 25th June 2020.

With this decision Governor, Godwin Obaseki has been given the legal green light to participate in the gubernatorial primary.

Earlier today, INSIDE REPORT had  reported that Court rule out Obaseki from participating in Edo PDP governorship primaries. Following a suit filed by Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, an aspirant who insisted that Obaseki did not purchase PDP form or undergo screening at the time table schedule.