The National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mr Lanre Issa-Onilu refutes the report in the media that says the Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has resigned and dumped APC to seek refuge at another party.
Mr Lanre Issa-Onilu said,
“The party has no record of the reported defection of Governor Godwin Obaseki from the Progressive party.
“We cannot comment at this moment on media reports suggesting the Edo governor or anyone else has left our great party.”
The APC Screening Committee for the Edo State Governorship Primary on Friday declared Obaseki and two others ineligible to contest the party’s June 22 primary citing discrepancies in his University and National Youth Service Scheme Certificates as the reason for the action.
This decision was upheld by the Screening Appeal Committee and the party’s National Working Committee on Saturday.