Barely few hours Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki announced his resignation of his membership of the All Progressive Congress (APC), 16 Local Government Chairmen and 14 members of State House of Assembly have dumped the party.
This massive exit from the APC today in Benin is made possible by the decision of the Governor to take the long expected decision of leaving the party.
Shortly after the exit of Governor Obaseki from the APC, his deputy, Philip Shuaibu toed the same line by also resigning his membership of the ruling party.
Kola Ologbodiyan who is the People’s Democratic Party’s National publicity secretary had tweeted earlier today that the party is watching what is happening in Edo State with a keen interest.
Political analysts all over the country believe that it is a matter of time,before Gov. Obaseki becomes a member of the PDP.