Edo 2020: I Sympathise With Buhari For Endorsing Ize-Iyamu – Obaseki


Emmanuel Adigwe


The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has reacted to the endorsement of the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Obaseki stated that it was disappointing that Buhari could endorse Ize-Iyamu despite facing trial for corruption to the tune of N700m.

He stated this in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie.

The statement reads: “President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday was confronted with a dilemma of no mean proportion, to raise the hand of Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the APC in the September 19 gubernatorial election taking place in Edo State.

“The President was constrained to carry out the action, which indeed was a dilemma.
“We sympathise with the President, who reluctantly handed the APC candidate, the party’s flag and unveiled him behind closed doors.”

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