Obaseki Finally Opens Up On Why He Left APC, See Reasons.

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has said that lawlessness on the part of some leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) informed his decision to dump the party.

Obaseki had in June, defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) where he secured the party’s ticket to prosecute his reelection.

Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki

The governor, who spoke on Saturday in Benin City, the state capital during the flag-off of his campaign, said he would not return to the lawless ways of the APC, no matter the provocation.

Addressing a crowd of supporters at the campaign venue, the governor said, “We left them because of their lawlessness. We will not, no matter how provoked, resort to the same lawlessness. I want to thank you and assure you that God has given us the victory”.

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In his address, which was monitored by our correspondent on the African Independent Television (AIT), Obaseki promised to transform Edo State, adding that such transformation would lead to the transformation of the country.

The governor said the PDP considered him worthy of the governorship ticket as reward for his record of performance in the past four years.

Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki

According to him, his decision to put the people first, above any other interests, cost him the governorship ticket of the APC, saying that his getting the PDP ticket to run the race was a miracle.

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