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Edo Crisis: Politicians adopts new resignation strategy(photo)

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Edo Crisis: Politicians adopts new resignation strategy(photo)

Politicians in the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC in Edo State are adopting new methods of resignation from the party after the state governor, Godwin Obaseki resigned his membership of the ruling party as the crisis rocking the party continues.

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Obaseki resigned from APC after the party electoral screening committee disqualified him from contesting in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in the state.

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Obaseki quit APC with his deputy, his state assembly speaker, and 14 state legislators.

The governor’s resignation is triggering thousands of his followers in Edo State to leave the broom party and follow him to whichever political party he chose to join.

It is rumored that Obaseki will be joining the opposition PDP ahead of the November 20 state election.

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If Obaseki join the opposition PDP, it will means the whole of South-South states are now under the umbrella party.

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Obaseki already met with the PDP governors in South-South led by Barr.Nyesom Wike of Rivers.

The crisis in the ruling party is not looking to end anytime soon with 3 national chairmen in the last 24-hour.

Court of Appeal upheld the Suspension of Adams Oshiomole as the national chairman of the party yesterday.

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Following Oshiomole suspension, some faction of the party declared bedridden former governor of Oyo State Abiola Ajimobi as the new chairman.

Due to Ajimobi’s incapacitation, 15 out of the 20 National Working committee members has settled for Hlliard Eta as the new acting chairman.

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Victor Giadom faction kicked against the decision and the Rivers born politician declared himself the authentic chairman of the party.

Giadom’s declaration was overridden by 15 out of the 20 national working committee members of the party and his resignation last year was upheld.

Giadom is likely to challenge Hilliard Eta selection in the court in days.

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Immediately Eta chairmanship was ratified, he constitutes electoral committee for Edo primary election with Imo State Hope Uzodinma named the chairman of the committee.

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