Godwin Obaseki, Edo State governor, has approved the request by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to use Samuel Ogbemudia stadium for its governorship primary election.
The party had screened three aspirants in Abuja last week for the exercise.
Chris Nehikhare, the party’s state publicity secretary, in a press release, said “Edo PDP is pleased to report that His Excellency, Governor Godwin Obaseki has granted approval for the party to use the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium for our Governorship Primaries”.
“As a law-abiding party and in compliance with the extant COVID-19 Regulations in the State, we applied for use of the stadium in line with Regulation 2(2) of the Dangerous Disease (Emergency Prevention) Supplementary Regulation dated 22nd May 2020 (gazetted vide Gazette No. 20 vol. II ),” he said.