The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has come out to say that deciding whether Obaseki would seek a second term in office on its platform would be determined by what is right and just.
Amid reports that his defection to the PDP will happen on Wednesday this week, PDP national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan has come out to say that reports about handing Obaseki its governorship ticket are very premature.
According to him, it is too early for the party to make any concrete statement on the reports but PDP will surely do what is right and fair.
He added that any stance the party will eventually take will be in the interest of the people.
His words, “The PDP is a big stakeholder in the Edo governorship election that will take place later this year. But it is too early for us to make any concrete statement other than we will be guarded by what is right, fair and just.
“We can’t be responding to rumours and Nigerians know that when we take a stand on any issue, it is always in the best interest of our people. The scenario playing out in Edo would not be different.”
“Are we saying that we can’t get a candidate who can win the election for us? If the governor was disqualified by his party for alleged certificate scam, how does that make him the best candidate for us?
“Is there not a possibility that given the manner he was treated by his party, he would work with the PDP to spite the APC? I am in favour of him joining us but not to run for the governorship on our platform.”
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