The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki has been named the Peoples Democratic Party candidate for the September 19 governorship election in the state.
The Party disclosed this on Thursday at its primary held at the Samuel Ogbemudia International Stadium Benin City.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State, amongst other party executives and delegates were in attendance.
The governor’s Senior Special Adviser on New Media, Jack Obinyan, said via his official Twitter handle.
He wrote, “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.”
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.”