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PDP NWC considers waiver for Obaseki, postpones primary     


The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party held a meeting in Abuja over the Edo State chapter of the party.

Our correspondent gathered that the meeting was in continuation of further consultations on how best to accommodate the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his supporters expected to join the party’s ranks before the governorship primary which has been shifted to June 23 from June19 and 20.

It was learnt that the NWC agreed to grant the governor a waiver in line with the party’s constitution to enable him to  contest the primary.

As to what was discussed during the NWC meeting, Ologbondiyan said, “We discussed the modality for our primary election for the Edo governorship and the decision to postpone till Tuesday, June 23, was arrived at.”

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