Obaseki Favoured As 2,229 Delegates Elect Edo PDP Candidate


A total of 2 , 229 delegates , are expected to decide who emerges as the standard bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party for the Edo State governorship election, slated to hold on September 19 , 2020 .
The PDP National Publicity Secretary , Mr Kola Ologbondiyan disclosed this, in Abuja, on Wednesday.
He said the party followed due process in line with its time -tested procedures of electing eligible delegates , who had the responsibility of electing the most suitable candidate among the array of eligible aspirants seeking to fly the party’ s flag in the governorship election.
Ologbondiyan also said, “ All sensitive and non -sensitive materials have been dispatched to the state.
The election will be carried out in strict compliance with COVID -19 prevention guidelines. Members of the Governorship Primary Election Committee are already in Benin for the exercise . ”
Four persons initially obtained the expression of interest and nomination forms and were screened and cleared to contest .
Apart from Edo State Governor , Godwin Obaseki, the other aspirants are Gideon Ikhine, Ogbeide -Ihama and Kenneth Imasuagbon. Two of the aspirants are reported to have stepped down for Obaseki.


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