Ex- VP Atiku Abubakar has actually greeted the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Governor was welcomed by the leadership of the party led by the state Chairman of the PDP, Hon Tony Aziegbemi ahead of time of Edo 2020 election slated for September.
The Governor arrived Edo PDP Secretariat along 1st East Circular Road with a lot of his appointees and followers.
In a statement on his official Twitter handle, the former Vice President congratulated Obaseki for join the “truly people’s party”
Atiku wrote: “Congratulations, Governor Obaseki on joining our party, PDP – the truly people’s party.
I am confident that the people of Edo State will be the better for it.
“You are indeed coming aboard a repositioned PDP that promotes good governance for the benefit of Nigerians.”
The PDP confirmed the defection in a tweet on the micro-blogging site, Twitter, saying: “The governor of Edo State, H. E. Governor Godwin Obaseki has defected to our great party, the Peoples Democratic Party.
“The declaration was made this afternoon at the state Secretariat of our party in Benin city, Edo State. Power to the people.”