Following the crisis in All Progressives Congress, APC, cum the resignation of Governor Godwin Obaseki, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has announced the postponement of it scheduled Edo gubernatorial election.
Recall that the party had earlier scheduled the primaries on Friday, June 19 and Saturday, June 20, 2020, respectively by the National Working Committee (NWC).
PDP has therefore announced a new date for the primaries which is Tuesday, June 23, 2020.
Disclosing this in a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party said, its decision was predicated on exigencies of party activities.
“All governorship aspirants, critical stakeholders, party faithful and our teeming supporters, particularly in Edo state, are to take note accordingly.
“Our party wishes to remind our members that all activities shall be in accordance with the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC)’s guidelines on COVID -19, as it concerns social/physical distancing at public gatherings.”