PDP grants Obaseki, Shuaibu waiver to contest primary

PDP grants Obaseki, Shuaibu waiver to contest primary

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has granted the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki a waiver to contest the party’s governorship primary in the state.

Furthermore, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP National Publicity Secretary made the announcement shortly after Governor Obaseki joined the party.

“@OfficialPDPNig grants waiver for @GovernorObaseki to enable him to contest the gubernatorial primary of our great party.

Party has also approved a waiver for his deputy, Philip Shuaibu,” he tweeted.

wotzup.ng recalls that Governor Godwin Obaseki formally decamped to PDP on Friday.

Meanwhile, the former Vice President of Nigeria and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 elections,

Furthermore, Atiku Abubakar has congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State for joining the PDP.

Atiku expressed confidence that the people of Edo State will be better for his choice.

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According to him

“I am happy that you have finally exited the oppressive ruling party and joined the truly democratic party in Nigeria.

I have no doubt that your coming into the PDP would further strengthen our party to mobilize the people

behind the common cause of deepening democratic ethos in our country and restoring prosperity to our people.

“The PDP that you have come to join today is reformed and repositioned party –

one that lives by its name of being a truly democratic party.

“I have an unflinching conviction that your joining the party would be an asset to the PDP.

Together, we can work to extinct every form of undemocratic tendencies in our body politic

and realign the good people of Edo State to the moving train of democracy

and restoration of good governance to the country,” Atiku said.

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