Edo state Governor Obaseki has approved a request by the People Democratic Party (PDP) to use the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium for its primaries.
Eye9ja reports that the request was granted by the Edo state Governor in the midst of the coronavirus disease, also known as COVID-19 on rampage in the country.
This reliable online news platform learned that Governor Obaseki granted the request of the the PDP ahead of the Edo 2020 governorship election,
According to the party’s state publicity secretary, Chris Nehikhare in a press release, Edo PDP is pleased to report that His Excellency, Governor Godwin Obaseki has granted approval for the party to use the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium for our Governorship Primaries.
Edo 2020 Election: Obaseki Approves Venue For PDP Primaries Amid COVID-19
“As a law-abiding party and in compliance with the extant COVID-19 Regulations in the State, we applied for use of the stadium in line with Regulation 2(2) of the Dangerous Disease (Emergency Prevention) Supplementary Regulation dated 22nd May 2020 (gazetted vide Gazette No. 20 vol. II ),” part of the statement read.
He noted that the governorship primaries will hold as scheduled for 19th and 20th of June, 2020.