- Governor Godwin Obaseki on Wednesday, June 17, made a revelation on the defection saga
- Obaseki disclosed that he is yet to chose the next political platform to push his re-election bid
- The governor said that what is more important to him now is how to curb the spread of coronavirus in Edo state
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While a lot of persons who are conversant with Edo politics are eagerly waiting to hear that Governor Godwin Obaseki has joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), he has made his mind bare to the public.
In reaction to this rather silent agitation for knowledge of his next destination as long as preparations for the Edo governorship election is concerned, Obaseki has announced that he has not chosen a new political platform for his re-election.
On his verified Twitter page, the embattled governor revealed that he is yet to make up his mind in this direction.
He disclosed that for now, his interest is to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the state.
Obaseki said: "I have not moved to a new platform yet to seek re-election.
"My focus now is to control the spread of the coronavirus (#COVID19) pandemic, which is ravaging our country and threatening our healthcare system."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had been upheld by the Court of Appeal in Abuja.
In a judgment by the president of the court, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, the judicial body ruled that Oshiomhole’s appeal that challenged his suspension lacked merit.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the die on the issue of Oshiomhole's struggle to retain his seat as the national chairman of the APC would soon be cast.
This was as the Court of Appeal in Abuja prepared to deliver its verdict over the application filed by Oshiomhole who is aiming to thwart moves towards his suspension by the Edo chapter of the APC.
The case, presided over by a three-man panel, which has listened to prayers from the concerned parties was led by Eunice Onyemenam.
Apart from challenging the jurisdiction of the Edo high court over the issue, the lead counsel of Oshiomhole, Damian Dodo, called on the appellate court to void the ruling of the lower judicial body.
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