Asue Ighodalo emerges Edo PDP governorship candidate in parallel primary

Asue Ighodalo emerges Edo PDP governorship candidate in parallel primary

The anointed aspirant of Governor Godwin Obaseki, Asue Ighodalo has emerged winner of the Edo State People’s Democratic Party (PDP) parallel Governors

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The anointed aspirant of Governor Godwin Obaseki, Asue Ighodalo has emerged winner of the Edo State People’s Democratic Party (PDP) parallel Governorship Primaries.

Ighodalo, a former Chairman of Sterling Bank, emerged victorious with 577 votes.

Earlier, Philip Shaibu, Edo State Deputy Governor, had emerged winner in another gubernatorial primary held earlier on the same day. He was the only aspirant at the primary.

The primary that produced Ighodalo was monitored by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials at the Samuel Ogbomudia Stadium lawn tennis court.

Two aspirants, Omosede Igbinedion and Ogbeide Ihama withdrew from the contest before voting by the delegates started.