PDP governors back Obaseki ahead of primary election


Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki (left) facing the Screening Committee at the party secretariat in Abuja… yesterday

A head of the Peoples Democratic Party () governorship primary scheduled to hold on Thursday in Benin, all 15 governors of the party have expressed solidarity with Governor Godwin Obaseki.

The Aminu Tambuwal-led Governors’ Forum assured Obaseki, who formally joined the party on Friday, of its support, accommodation and level- 
playing field.

The forum said it wished Obaseki God’s blessings and guidance, as he subjects himself to the forthcoming party primary.The Governors’ Forum, in a statement by its Director-General, C.I.D. Maduabum, said: “We welcome you to the Governors’ Forum under the leadership of Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and all other governors in the Forum.

“Your entry into the family is a homecoming to a democratic platform that accommodates all Nigerians desirous of good governance, accountability and deepening of democratic tenets.

“The PDP governors welcome you and urge you to use PDP as a vehicle to enthrone rapid economic, social and infrastructural development of Edo State.

“As you subject yourself to the forthcoming party primary, we wish you and God’s blessings and guidance…”  



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