Edo 2020: I Will Accept Defeat If I Lose Fairly – Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki
Godwin Obaseki

Ahead of the Edo Governorship election, Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki has stated that he would accept defeat if he loses in a free and fair election.

The citizens and residents of Edo State are set to elect a governor who will rule them for the next four years on the 19th of September.

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The two major figures in the election, Governor Obaseki, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the Candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) have been exchanging words and promises ahead of the poll.

Speaking with newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday, Obaseki expressed that as a democrat he would accept the outcome of a free contest, adding: “but by every indication today, I’m sure of a convincing victory.”

The Governor paid the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu a visit at the Force Headquarters in Abuja.

He expressed that he visited the Police chief because of the security of voters and tension in Edo State.