Governor Obaseki Disqualifies From Edo State APC Primary Election

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Governor Godwin Obaseki has been disqualified from contesting in the APC primaries for the Edo state governorship election slated for June 22nd.

The chairman of the screening committee, Professor Jonathan Ayuba, announced on Friday, June 12, that Obaseki and two other aspirants were disqualified from the primaries, The Tribune reports.

Ayuba said the Edo governor was disqualified for reportedly presenting a Higher School Certificate which was not in existence.

The panel also pointed out that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate presented by the governor did not have his name written properly.

The committee said based on the above-raised issues, Obaseki is not qualified to contest for the party primary scheduled for June 22.

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