Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki who on Friday formally joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after his recent resignation from the All Progressives Congress has explained the motive behind his defection.
On Friday, Obaseki was received by the leadership of the party led by the state Chairman of the PDP, Hon Tony Aziegbemi.
The Governorship’s arrived the state Secretariat of the PDP along 1st East Circular Road with many of his followers and appointees.
Also, the PDP announced the defection on its verified Twitter handle, saying, “The governor of Edo State, H. E. Governor Obaseki has defected to our great Party, the @OfficialPDPNig. The declaration was made this afternoon at the state Secretariat of our party in Benin city, Edo State. Power to the people.”
Explaining his reason for joining PDP, Obaseki in his twitter account said he joined Peoples Democratic Party to pursue his gubernatorial aspiration adding that victory is assured for the party.