The embattled Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki has formally joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after his recent resignation from the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Obaseki who seeks to be re-elected to serve another four years as Governor of Edo state was denied the opportunity in the APC after he was disqualified from contesting the party’s primary election.
In a video shared by the official Twitter handle of the PDP, obaseki announced himself as a new member of the main opposition party and called on his supporters to join him.
The defection took place at the at the Edo state secretariat of PDP where Obaseki was received by National Vice Chairman, Southsouth of the party, Chief Emmanuel Ogidi. Others who were there to receive the governor was Edo PDP chairman Dr. Tony Aziegbemi; members of the State Working Committee (SWC) and some chieftains of the party.