GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki Friday said he joined the Peoples Democratic Party – PDP so he could “engender good governance” in Edo state.
Obaseki said this while announcing his defection to the PDP TO his followers.
He said that the PDP had demonstrated the ability to give him an opportunity to bring sustainable development to the state, adding that, for that reason, he would contest the September governorship election in the state on the platform of the party.
“I have officially joined the PDP Nigeria to advance my ambition to seek re-election as Governor of Edo State,’’ the Governor said.
Earlier on Friday, the PDP had announced Obaseki’s defection on its Twitter handle. Tweet on the party’s page read: “The Governor of Edo State, H. E. Governor Obaseki has defected to our great Party, the @OfficialPDPNig.