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Edo 2020: Rep wants Obaseki in PDP


By Emmanuel Iriogbe, Abuja

The member representing Esan North East/Esan South East, in the House of Representatives, Hon. Sergius Ogun on Friday said he would be happy if Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State can leave the All Progressives Congress,APC to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Ogun a PDP flag bearer made this assertion at the Nigerian Union of Journalists, NuJ, Correspondents Chapel Roundtable Forum.

According to the law maker; “I will be happy to see Obaseki migrate to our party but I do know that he would get the APC ticket but if he fails to get it then we’ll receive him.

On his reason for rooting for the incubent governor, Ogun based his assertion on Obaseki’s resolve to handover to his ( Ogun) Esan people when he completes his second term.
“I am so happy with Obaseki because he has promised to handover to Esan Central in 2024″

On the issue of zoning in Edo, Ogun said” we are not zoning, it’s a free zoning arrangement, any Senatorial District can run.

“In my Senatorial District, we have two candidates, Ken Imasuagbin and Barrister Gideon Ikhine in the race already.

“Any PDP member can contest in the gubernatorial race next year because it’s free zoning for all districts”

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