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Court Bars Obaseki From Participating In PDP Primaries

Governor Godwin Obaseki
Governor Godwin Obaseki

At a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Justice E.A Obile, the preceding Judge banned Edo State Governor, Governor Godwin Obaseki from taking part in the PDP primaries which is scheduled for Thursday 25th June, 2020.

This order was giving by Justice Obile in accordance with the suit that was filed by another governorship aspirant from the PDP, Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, he had insisted that Governor Obaseki did not purchase the PDP form neither did he undergo any screening within the time-table scheduled by the party.

 Also joined in the suit were Emmanuel Ogidi, Honorable Kingsley Chinda, Prince Uche Secondus and Chief Derekeme Boyleyefa. The others include Honorable Barrister Ajibola Muraina and Senator James Manager as well as the PDP and INEC.

We had earlier reported the resignation of Governor Obaseki from the APC on June 16th and his defection to the PDP on the 19th of June with the hope of becoming the party’s flag bearer for the Governorship candidate in Edo state election.




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