Embattled Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, this morning at the Presidential Villa,Abuja announced his exit from the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC).
Mr Obaseki was recently disqualified by a screening committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from contesting the party’s gubernatorial primary billed to hold on June 22,2020.
Governor Obaseki announced his resignation on Tuesday, following a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.
The meeting was held behind closed doors at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. As the Governor was leaving the President’s office at the Villa, he told State House correspondents he was no longer a member of the APC.
According to sources at the Villa, the meeting between Obaseki and Buhari ended on a bad note. The Governor said he would be making his next move known in the next few days