The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has been disqualified from participating in the governorship primary elections of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Reports reaching Newsannexonline say he was declared unfit to contest in the exercise to choose the APC’s flagbearer along with two others by the party’s Screening Committee.
Apart from governor Obaseki, two other apirants are Chris Ogiemwonyi and one other
Obaseki was said to have been disqualified because the certificate (Higher School Leaving Certificate) is not known to the law in Nigeria.
The seven man screening committee led by Prof. Jonathan Ayuba, said the report is conclusive, adding that all members of the pabels signed the report.
Prof. Ayuba said the committee were thorough in the process while conducting the exercise, adding that the process was recorded and the unedited recording will be made available.
He said the recommendations in the reports were based on evidences and not hear say.
As at the time of this report it was gathered that Obaseki had vowed to contest the decision of the committee.