Edo 2020: Ize-Iyamu's camp jittery as 35 political parties drum support for Obaseki
35 political parties under the coalition of political parties have endorsed Godwin Obaseki as their sole candidate ahead Edo State Governorship election slated for September this year.
Chieftains of the 35 political parties meet in Benin City, Edo State today and put their weight behind Obaseki's re-election bid.
The parties include ANRP, Kowa, Accord, SDP, PDM, PPN, APGA amongst others.
Members of the coalition says the endorsement is part of its plan to make sure the current developmental strides in Edo State in the last four years is sustained.
They also praised Obaseki for returning peace to the state after tackling insecurity in the restless state since he come to power in 2016.
Latest endorsement is a testament to Godwin Obaseki soaring popularity in the state since he defected to PDP from APC where he was elected as Governor in 2016.
The endorsement by the 35 political parties is causing jittery within Osagie Ize-Iyamu and APC camp ahead of the election.
Ize-Iyamu defect to APC from PDP where he contested for the state number one seat in 2016 as he continues to pursue his ambition of governing the state.
The September election will be keenly contested by both Ize-Iyamu and Obaseki who are both popular in the State.
Ize-Iyamu is counting on the backing and popularity of suspended APC national chairman Adams Oshiomole in the state to win the next election.
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