Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has emerged as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the upcoming September, 19 governorship election in the state.
The party announced this on Thursday, June 25, 2020, at the Samuel Ogbemudia International Stadium Benin City, where its primary election held.
Two aspirants, Kenneth Imasuagbon and Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, who were challenging Obaseki for the PDP ticket reportedly stepped down at the venue of the primary on Thursday, June 25.
As a result, the governor emerged as the governorship candidate of the PDP unopposed
Jack Obinyan, Senior Special Adviser on New Media to Obaseki, also announced it via his official Twitter handle.
He wrote: “In case you haven’t heard, @GovernorObaseki is returned unopposed, emerges as the flag bearer of the @OfficialPDPNig
ahead of September 19, 2020Gubernatorial Elections.”