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Edo 2020: Obaseki officially joins PDP

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has formerly joined the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) after resigning from the All Progressives Congress (APC), LailasNews can confirm. Many had expected this move since Governor Obaseki resigned from the APC on the 16 of June 2020. This was made known moments back by Obaseki himself, when he led some of his appointees and supporters to the PDP secretariat in Benin-City. The leadership of the PDP had on Wednesday met with Mr Obaseki who is seeking a second term in office. He visited Rivers State…

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Obaseki And Wike Meet In Rivers (Photos)

  Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Sunday, visited Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, at the Rivers State Government House, Port Harcourt. The meeting held amidst reports that Obaseki may be defecting to another political party after being disqualified to participate in the governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State. “With H.E Godwin Obaseki at the Rivers State Government House, Port Harcourt,” Wike tweeted attaching pictures of their meeting. However, as of the time of filing this report, the details of the meeting were sketchy.

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Edo state Governor sued for ‘certificate forgery’ (See court papers)

Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki, has been sued over an alleged certificate forgery, as the APC crisis in Edo state continues to linger. Edobor Williams, Ugbesia Abudu Godwin and Amedu Dauda Anakhu filed the lawsuit before the federal high court in Abuja, accusing governor Obaseki of forging his bachelor of arts (B.A.) certificate in classical studies from the University of Ibadan. Joined as defendants are the All Progressives Congress (APC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Inspector- General of Police (IGP). The trio insisted that Governor Obaseki is “not…

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No Man Can Stop Me From Returning As Edo Governor – Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has made it clear that he will return as Governor of the state in the next election, as he said “power comes from God.” The governor who disclosed this on Wednesday, in an interview on Channels Television breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily, noted that he is a man of peace, not an violent person. “I am not a violent person. But I am confident that the way I got into power is the same way I will return. “God gave me…

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