As we countdown to the September 19 Edo State Governorship election, Naija Information brings you the newest replace earlier than the D-Day.
Many political events will likely be collaborating within the election however all consideration could be on the candidates of the 2 main events, the Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Edo Governorship election would function a litmus check for the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) following the controversies that trailed the 2019 basic election.
Beneath is a roundup of prime tales on the Edo Governorship election…
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has denied studies that he labored towards Governor Godwin Obaseki clinching the gubernatorial ticket of the Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) in Edo State.
In an interview with Come up Tv, he disclosed that he solely insisted everyone needs to be carried alongside within the state.
Governor Wike acknowledged that if everyone was not carried alongside the celebration would have been embroiled in disaster just like the All Progressives Congress (APC).
He stated earlier than the defection of Obaseki to the celebration there have been folks in Edo State PDP who’ve been making sacrifices for the celebration.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, has picked his working mate for the upcoming election.
Naija Information studies that Ize-Iyamu picked Hon. Gani Audu, a former Chairman of Etsako West Native Authorities.
Audu can also be a member representing Etsako West constituency 2 within the state Home of Meeting.
Governor Godwin Obaseki has picked his Deputy, Philip Shaibu as his working mate for the Edo Governorship election scheduled for September 19, 2020.
He confirmed this whereas receiving his certificates of return and the Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) flag on the Nationwide Headquarters of the celebration.
Obaseki who described his emergence because the PDP governorship candidate as a miracle, including that “you don’t change a successful crew”.
The Edo governor stated: “My emergence because the governorship candidate of the PDP within the simply concluded major election is simply the hand of God. It’s miraculous. I and my deputy are grateful to this nice celebration.
“In hours of tribulation in our political storm, PDP gave us an enormous umbrella. This must be our first celebration due to the values of justice, equity. We discovered that transparency and high quality of governance reign on this celebration.”