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We are not officially aware of Obaseki’s resignation – APC



The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the party is not aware that Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has resigned his membership of the party.

Obaseki on Tuesday in Abuja announced his resignation from the ruling party which recently disqualified him from the upcoming governorship primary, after he met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa.

But responding to the governor’s resignation from the party, The National Publicity Secretary of  APC, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, in a statement said that the party had no record of his resignation.

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He said: “The party has no record of the reported defection of Governor Godwin Obaseki from the Progressive party. We cannot comment at this moment on media reports suggesting the Edo governor or anyone else has left our great party.”

Obaseki is yet to announce the Party Platform he will be contesting the September 2020 Gubernatorial election in Edo state despite rumours of his decision to Join the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the week.