Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has emerged as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the upcoming governorship election in the state.

The party announced this on Thursday, June 25, 2020, at the Samuel Ogbemudia International Stadium Benin City, where its primary election held.

Jack Obinyan, Senior Special Adviser on New Media to Obaseki, also announced it via his official Twitter handle.

He wrote: “In case you haven’t heard, @GovernorObaseki is returned unopposed, emerges as the flag bearer of the @OfficialPDPNig

ahead of September 19, 2020 Gubernatorial Elections.”