Odunews.com reports that Obaseki officially defected to the PDP on Friday after he was disqualified from contesting in the governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress.
Obaseki who described his disqualification from the APC as “unjust” said that he joined the PDP to advance his governorship ambition and engender good governance in Edo state.
While announcing his defection, Obaseki asked his supporters in the state and Nigeria to join the PDP.
“I have officially joined the PDP Nigeria to advance my ambition to seek re-election as Governor of Edo State.
“I, as always, remain committed to engendering good governance and sustainable development of our dear state,” Obaseki added.
I have officially joined the @OfficialPDPNig to advance my ambition to seek re-election as Governor of Edo State.
I, as always, remain committed to engendering good governance and sustainable development of our dear state.
— Godwin Obaseki (GGO) (@GovernorObaseki) June 19, 2020
His defection to PDP came exactly one week after the APC National Working Committee approved its screening and appeal committees’ reports which disqualified Obaseki and two others from participating in the June 22 governorship primaries in Edo.
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