JUST IN: PDP Postpones Edo Governorship Primary To Allow Governor Obaseki Take Part in The Process

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The Peoples Democratic Party has postponed its Edo State governorship primary to June 23 and 24.

PDP’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, announced this in a statement on Thursday.

It was gathered that the postponement was to allow Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, who just defected to the party from the All Progressives Congress to take part in the process.

Ologbondiyan revealed that the primary election, earlier scheduled for Friday and Saturday, has now been shifted to Tuesday next week, June 23.

Read the full statement below:

June 18, 2020

Press Statement

PDP Postpones Edo Governorship Primaries

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has postponed the Edo state governorship primary election earlier scheduled for Friday, June 19, and Saturday, June 20, 2020, to a new date of Tuesday, June 23, 2020.

This decision is predicated on the exigencies of party activities.

All governorship aspirants, critical stakeholders, party faithful, and our teeming supporters, particularly in Edo state, are to take note accordingly.

Our party wishes to remind our members that all activities shall be in accordance with the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC)’s guidelines on COVID-19, as it concerns social/physical distancing at public gatherings.


Kola Ologbondiyan

National Publicity Secretary

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