Following the recent developments in Edo State politics in regards to the political drama trailing in APC, the People’s Democratic Party PDP has postponed it’s party primary in Edo State to June 23/24 respectively to enable the incumbent governor Godwin Obaseki safe landing for the forth coming gubernatorial election.
The primary election, which was earlier slated for June 19 and 20, has been postponed until June 23 and 24 respectively.
Mr Kola Ologbondiyan the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, told The PUNCH, “We have postponed our primary in Edo, till June the 23rd.”
The PUNCH had reported that Obaseki, on Wednesday, met with the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Governors’ Forum, Aminu Tambuwal and the PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus.
Info also has it that the meeting was held at the Abuja residence of the Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike, in Asokoro. According to punch news, the two PDP leaders and some others in attendance gave the Edo State governor assurances of their support.
A source privy to the meeting said, “The meeting held after a virtual meeting with PDP governors in their various locations. That is the much I can say.”
It was gathered that the issues discussed included the fate of Obaseki’s deputy and others who would join the PDP with him.
The meeting came barely one week to the Edo State PDP Primary scheduled for June 23 June and 24.
Source: Punch News.