No point appealing, I know I won’t get justice says Obaseki, begs Wike, Orbih for PDP ticket

Embattled Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, reacted to his disqualification from contesting the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election saying he already knew he won’t get justice. Obaseki is accusing his erstwhile political godfather and party’s national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, of playing the alpha and omega in the party. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie, the situation is a “mockery of a democratic process.” He accused Oshiomhole of reducing the APC to a brand of democracy where “illegality and travesty of…

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Edo 2020: APC screening committee disqualifies Obaseki, Ogiemwonyi

The Screening Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has disqualified Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and ex-minister, Chris Ogiemwonyi, from contesting in the party’s governorship primary election scheduled for June 22, 2020. The committee chairman, Prof. Jonathan Ayuba, made the disclosure in a press conference on Friday afternoon. Ogiemwonyi is the former husband of ex-aviation minister, Sen. Stella Odua. Prof. Ayuba said the governor did not present his Higher School Leaving Certificate. He noted that the committee could not ascertain the authenticity of Obaseki’s National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)…

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