Edo Guber Election: Obaseki Wins PDP Primary, Emerges As Party’s Governorship Candidate
During the PDP primary on Thursday, June 25, 2020, two aspirants, Kenneth Imasuagbon and Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, stepped down for the governor at the venue.
As a result of the development, Governor Obaseki emerged as the governorship candidate of the PDP unopposed with 1,952 votes.
A total of number of 2,200 delegates voted in the primary election of which 70 votes were voided with total votes cast put at 2,022 votes.
“In case you haven’t heard, @GovernorObaseki is returned unopposed, emerges as the flag bearer of the @OfficialPDPNig ahead of September 19, 2020 Gubernatorial Elections.”
PDP Primaries Edo:
— Jack Obinyan (Mr Jack) 🇳🇬 (@JackObinyan) June 25, 2020
Also, Obaseki wrote on Facebook, “I appreciate former contenders in the election; Engr Gideon Ikhine, Hon Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama and Mr Kenneth Imasuagbon, who stepped down and declared their support for me.”
KanyiDaily recalls that the PDP had, last week granted a waiver to Governor Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, to contest on its platform.
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