With the Edo state governorship elections drawing nearer, the Peoples Democratic Party in the state has gotten another major boost ahead of the election.
Today, it could be gathered over 500 members of the All Progressives Congress defected to the Peoples Democratic Party in Edo state. This was made known today in a video that was posted on the official twitter handle of the Peoples Democratic Party.
Several indigenes in Ikpoba-Okha LGA trooped out in their numbers in a unity rally with their chairman, Councillor, Special Advisers and more than 500 members of the APC in Ward 08 formally declared their defection to the PDP. The people of Ikpoba-Okha LGA were chanting Obaseki till 2024. This clearly indicates that the people of Edo state wants continuity.
It will be recalled that defection has been rocking the ruling party since the governor of the state, Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Phillip Shuaibu decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party. Many others like the present and former speakers of the Edo State House of Assembly and other have decided to follow the governor show of solidarity to him.
The much-anticipated elections is scheduled to hold on the 19th of September, 2020.
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