By Chuks Okocha
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has announced a waiver for Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shuaibu, to enable them contest the governorship primary on June 23.
Announcing this on his tweeter handle @officialKolaO, the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Kola Ologbondiyan, wrote “@OfficialPDPNi grants waiver for @GovernorObaseki to enable him contest the gubernatorial primary of our great party.
“Party has also approved waiver for his deputy, Philip Shuaibu”.
The party also welcomed Obaseki into its fold and all returning and new members accompanying the governor into PDP.
The PDP described Obaseki’s decision as courageous and patriotic.
The party praised the commitment, dedication and sacrifices of PDP leaders, critical stakeholders and teeming members in Edo state, who had continued to work hard to keep the party alive and made it attractive to the people of Edo State.
The party stressed that Edo had always been home to the PDP adding that a PDP government will always put the interest of the people first in line with the party’s manifesto and guiding principles.
The PDP reassured all members of strict adherence to the principles of internal democracy in all its activities