Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has emerged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the September 19, 2020 governorship election in the state.
The party disclosed this on Thursday at the end of its primary election held at the Samuel Ogbemudia International Stadium, Benin City.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State, and Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State were present at the primary election amongst other party executives and delegates.
The governor’s Senior Special Adviser on New Media, Jack Obinyan, confirmed that development via his official Twitter handle.
“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, Governor 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.”