Obaseki is enjoying a smooth sail towards victory at the gubernatorial election which is merely 72 hours away from taking place.
Ahead the Wednesday governorship election in Edo state, over ten thousand members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), United Progressives Party (UPP) and the African Democratic Congress, ADC, have endorsed the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Godwin Obaseki, Vanguard reports.Speaking at the defection, the PDP Youth Chairman of Egor local government Area, Mr Lambart Omoregie who lamented that his defection was long overdue said, “I have been in darkness and I have seen the light. And it is my strong believe that Obaseki is a better candidate to Ize-Iyamu so we all are supporting him”.
Meanwhile, the running mate to Obaseki Philip Shaibu and over five thousand APC members embarked on a sweep away PDP exercise in Edo Edo North senatorial district Friday asserting that the PDP will not get up to 10 per cent votes from the district.
Also, the ADC state chairman, Hon Frank Osifo who lead all the members of the party to the APC described said, “Today is historical for the APC. We are here to effect the change across the state. After going through the profile of all the candidates, we have come to realise that Mr Godwin Obaseki has been prepared to govern Edo.
“A man that is knowledgeable, a man that knows the problem of the people, a man that has the people’s interest at heart and has the prerequisites to be governor. It is based on these that we have come to join the APC to develop the state”. He added.The Labour Party Treasurer, Mr Fred Uwangue who lead leaders of the party into the APC said, the development in the state is crucial especially as what the party stands for is progress.