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  • Updated: September 29, 2020

Edo Election: Obaseki, Wike, Makinde Others Pay Thank-You Visit To Oba Of Benin

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Following the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the September 19 governorship election in Edo state, Governor Godwin Obaseki and other PDP governors have visited the Oba of Benin.

Making this disclosure on its official twitter handle, PDP revealed that Rivers state Governor Nyesom WIke, Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal, Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, and Adamawa State Governor Ahmadu Fintiri, joined Obaseki on his visit to the Oba's palace.

READ ALSO: Obaseki Pays 'Thank You' Visit To Buhari, Clears Air On His Rumoured Plan To Return To APC

"#EdoPostElection: Governors @GovWike @AWTambuwal, Ahmadu Fintiri, @seyiamakinde  are currently in Benin, the Edo State Capital to join @GovernorObaseki and other PDP Leaders on a THANK YOU visit to The Oba of Benin, Omo N’ Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare N’Ogidgan II," the official handle of PDP wrote.

AllNews had earlier reported that Obaseki visited President Muhammadu Buhari to thank him for keeping to his promise of not interfering with the Edo State Governorship election.

Obaseki during his visit to Buhari revealed that the President told him that he congratulated him reluctantly.

He defeated Osagie Ize-Iyamu the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC).

Obaseki who used to be a member of APC dumped the party after he was disqualified from contesting at the party's primary.

He however moved to PDP where he was handed the party's ticket to contest at the governorship election.

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Chukwuemeka Joseph
Chukwuemeka Joseph

Joseph Chukwuemeka Ayo is a journalist, who has a great interest in investigative reporting. He i...

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