Obaseki’s Defection To PDP Insignificant – APC

Godwin Obaseki
Godwin Obaseki

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the defection of Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki to Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) as insignificant.

Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, the National Publicity Secretary of the party, while speaking with newsmen shortly after Obaseki announced his defection said the embattled governor ceased to be a member of APC long ago because he already resigned his membership.

He said,

“It has not come to us as a surprise. We knew he had defected long ago because he resigned his membership of the party which we have accepted.

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“So you can’t defect twice. So if he is defecting again, we don’t know whether what he has just done now is news any longer,” Issa-Onilu reacted.

Obaseki resigned from the APC after it’s screening committee disqualified him from the June 22 governorship primary.