JUST IN: PDP grants Obaseki and his Deputy waiver to contest Gubernatorial primary


People's Democratic party PDP has granted waiver to Gov. Obaseki and his deputy , Phillip Shuaibu to enable them contest the party's Guber Primary schedule to hold on June 25th,2020.

This was disclosed in a statement via PDP Twitter page.

The statement read in part:

Pursuant to section 29(2)(b) of the Constitution of the people Democratic party (PDP)2017(as amended)and it's excercise of The powers of the National Exceutive committee (NEC),under Section (50)(5)(b) of the PDP Constitution,the National working committee (NWC)has granted waiver to the Executive Governor of Edo state ,His Excellency Godwin Obaseki,to enable him contest the Gubernatorial Primary of the PDP.
In the same vein ,the NWC has granted waiver to the Deputy of Edo state,His Excellency Philip Shuaibu to enable him participate in the nomination process.

The NWC ,in excercise of the above powers,has clarified the application for waiver by the ward local Government and State Executives of the party in Edo State and accordingly grants waiver to Governor Godwin Obaseki and the Deputy Governor, Philip Shuaibu.
Furthermore ,the NWC has shifted the Edo state governorship primary from the earlier slated date of Tuesday,June 23 to a new date Thursday June 25,2020.


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