Edo election 2020: Anxiety as Ize-Iyamu knows fate on June 17 over eligibility to contest APC primary

A high court sitting in Benin, the capital of Edo state, has fixed June 17, to hear the suit seeking to disqualify a leading Edo governorship aspirant, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, from participating in the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election. TheCable reports that the primary election to elect the APC governorship candidate for the September poll is scheduled to hold on June 22. Ize-Iyamu betrayed us as consensus candidate – Ogiemwonyi Legit.ng gathered that the presiding judge, Justice Emmanuel Ahamioje, announced the date on Thursday, June 4, while adjourning the case instituted by Benjamin Oghumu, the APC chairman in Ohrionmwon local government area of Edo. Oghumu is praying the court to stop the screening of Ize-Iyamu on the grounds that he is not a registered member of APC in the local government. An APC governorship aspirant in Edo state, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, addressing his supporters ahead of the party’s primary. Credit: TheCable. Source: UGC Ize-Iyamu is set to contest against Godwin Obaseki, the incumbent governor of the state, for the APC gubernatorial ticket.

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