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Edo election: Court docket stops Gov. Obaseki from taking part in PDP primaries

A Federal Prime court docket sitting in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, has restrained the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki from taking part within the Peoples Democratic Celebration, PDP, governirship number one election.

One of the crucial birthday party’s aspirants, Omoregir Ogbeide-Ihiama had approached the court docket requesting the Governor, who simply joined the PDP from the All Progressives Congress, APC, to be stopped from taking part within the primaries.

Omoregir Ogbeide-Ihama argued that since Obaseki used to be no longer a part of the applicants screened through the PDP Nationwide Running Committee, NWC to begin with ahead of the date at the timetable lapsed, he must no longer be allowed to take part within the primaries.

The Port Harcourt Prime Court docket, presided over through Hon. Justice E. A. Obile, therefore granted Ogbeide-Ihama’s prayer.

Obaseki had closing week joined the Peoples Democratic Celebration, PDP formally.

He used to be later granted a waiver through the Nationwide Running Committee (NWC) of the PDP has granted to contest of their governorship election number one.