The speedy previous Nationwide Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Architect Waziri Bulama, has revealed measures the celebration took to cease Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State from becoming a member of the Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP).
In an interview with Every day Belief, Bulama, who was the deputy director-general (coordination) of the presidential marketing campaign of the celebration in 2019, stated the APC explored varied choices to maintain Obaseki.
He stated President Muhammadu Buhari and the APC Governors Discussion board tried speaking to the Edo state governor however all strikes failed.
Bulama stated: “President Buhari talked to Obaseki; he appealed to all of the stakeholders and the APC Governors Discussion board despatched a delegation led by Ganduje.
“The celebration arrange a committee led by the senate president; Obaseki stated he didn’t need, claiming he was biased.
“They despatched one other staff. Look, all these choices and others have been explored however sadly, all these didn’t work and it led to a degree, regrettably, the place Obaseki left the celebration.
“However thank God, we’re as a celebration held on to the method and continued with the method for the emergence of a candidate.
“It’s our hope that having efficiently concluded the method that led to the emergence of a candidate and flag bearer of the celebration, we hope that the management of the APC would work collectively as a staff and as a household to hold out the marketing campaign in a cohesive and united method to see the victory of the celebration in Edo State.”
Naija Information stories that whereas Governor Obaseki emerged the governorship candidate of the PDP, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu picked the governorship ticket of the APC.
They’d each problem for the Edo governorship seat within the September 19 election.