- Governor Nyesom wike has been appointed by the PDP in Edo to head the party's campaign team ahead of the governorship election
- Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa is to be the deputy chairman of the team
- Both governors were appointed to act in these capacities on Friday, July 3
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo has gotten a powerful backbone to oversee his campaign ahead of the gubernatorial election in the state on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
This is as the PDP has appointed Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers to head the Edo state governorship election national council.
The party also appointed Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa as the deputy chairman of the council.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Wike had finally lifted the lids on why he decided to march out of the Edo PDP governorship reconciliatory committee amid differences preluding the state primary.
It would be recalled that the Rivers governor announced that he had disengaged himself from a peace panel organised by Edo PDP chapter ahead of the gubernatorial election.
The aggrieved governor on Tuesday, June 23, alleged that there are some persons in the PDP's National Working Committee (NWC) who are bent on bringing his name into the mud.
Speaking further on the decision, Wike said he cannot continue to associate with people who "behave like tax collectors."
According to him, the specks of dust raised by the PDP primary in Edo state have to be treated carefully so as to avoid a crisis.
The governor said he was being fingered by members of the opposition party in Edo in the court order that barred the governor from taking part in the upcoming primary.
The Rivers governor said he pulled out because of the "senseless accusation" levelled against him.
The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) continues to fester both at the national and the state levels, the minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has finally opened up.
APC disqualifies Obaseki from Edo guber primaries |- on Legit TV