On Saturday, The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), recognized Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki.

The party’s primary election slated to hold on Thursday, June 25.

The screened was done at the party’s headquarters in Abuja.

After he was interrogated by the Kingsley Chinda-led screening committee, Obaseki praised the party for the exercise.

Reacting to the favorable outcome that he would secure the PDP ticket he said that the “screening exercise was fair and professional; I saw objectivity in it.”

Obaseki disclosed that he was not a separated candidate, he also said further that he was “speaking with all the aspirants. My hope and purpose for the PDP is to have a united and very strong party.”

He said party primary should not be separated “because we, as a party, are focused on the same objective, but because we are individuals, our approaches may be different”.

The governor said there are same grounds, common goal “and I am very hopeful that I will get it even as there are quite a number of delegates for the exercise."

On certificate, Obaseki said he presented his credentials.

“My secondary school, higher school, university and my National Youth Service certificate, so that they can look at them and see if there are inconsistencies.”

Governor called if he still enjoyed the distressed of All Progressives Congress (APC) governors, Obaseki revealed he enjoyed national support from PDP, not just support from his friends and colleagues from the APC.

The governor also added that there are elder statesmen “who are apolitical; there are traditional rulers; I have people from different spectrums of the society who come around on solidarity with me”.

Governor Obaseki emphasized that Nigerians are generally fair-minded people.

He disclosed that they do not allow injustice, adding that “From what I have seen over the past several weeks and months, the support is just across the board. It is not just from APC governors alone.”

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