As we countdown to the September 19 Edo State Governorship election, Naija Information brings you the most recent replace earlier than the D-Day.
Many political events can be taking part within the election however all consideration could be on the candidates of the 2 main events, the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Edo Governorship election would function a litmus take a look at for the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) following the controversies that trailed the 2019 normal election.
Beneath is a roundup of high tales on the Edo Governorship election…
Edo 2020: 5 Aides To Obaseki Resigns, Joins APC
Governor Godwin Obaseki has misplaced a few of his trusted allies to the political gallery of drama as 5 of his aides has pulled out of his administration
Naija Information learnt that the aides resigned their appointments forward of the September 19 governorship election in help of the all progressive social gathering.
These aides that pulled out are, Sincere Imina Unuagbon (SSA LGA), Goodluck Uyigue (SSA Ward 2), Razak Rotimi (SA Ward 7), Victor Olunyomi (SA Ward 8) and Good Financial institution (SA Ward 10).
The particular assistants in a letter dated Friday, July, 3, defined that the rationale for his or her resignation was based mostly on the bottom that they weren’t able to defect to the PDP together with the governor.
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Get together, Atiku Abubakar, has famous that the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, is able to main the social gathering to victory on the Edo State governorship election.
Recall that the social gathering’s Nationwide Working Committee on Friday appointed Governor Wike because the Chairman, Edo State Governorship Election Nationwide Marketing campaign Council.
The social gathering additionally appointed 77 others with 13 PDP governors within the crew.
The previous Vp whereas talking on the event acknowledged that the mix of Governor Wike and Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State as chairman and vice-chairman respectively will lead the social gathering to victory.
Atiku who took to his Twitter account wrote, “Congratulations, @GovWike in your appointment as Chairman of Edo State Governorship Election Nationwide Marketing campaign Council of our nice social gathering, @OfficialPDPNig.”