- Governor Obaseki has described as fake news the report claiming that he has thrown his weight behind Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party
- The Edo state governor who spoke through his media aide, Crusoe Osagie, said he is campaigning for his party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Atiku
- Obaseki also noted that as the party's leader in Edo state, he will deploy his support base to ensure the party's candidates record victory in 2023
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The governor's media aide, Crusoe Osagie, said this in a statement made available to Legit.ng on Wednesday, September 28.
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Osagie said the report claiming his principal endorsed Obi was “absolutely false and malicious.”
According to him, the "malicious" report is “being peddled by detractors with ulterior motives, intent on misleading and misinforming members of the public for their selfish interest.”
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Obaseki is at the forefront of Atiku's campaign, says Osagie
Osagie further said that Governor Obaseki is playing a frontline role in the campaign for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa.
He added that as the leader of the PDP in Edo state, Governor Obaseki will deploy his massive support base to ensure the party and its candidates in the forthcoming 2023 general elections win.
The media aide urged the public not to fall for the antics of those peddling misinformation as the nation goes to the poll in 2023.
2023 elections: Nigerian voters will surprise politicians, Obaseki warns
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the governor of Edo state, Obaseki, warned politicians in the country over what might be the shock of their lives in 2023.
Obaseki while speaking with journalists in Edo state said Nigerian voters will surprise the politicians due to their delivery of bad governance and inefficiency to the people.
The governor also warned that Nigerians of voting age, especially the youths, are fed up with the inefficiencies of those who are in government.