The All Progressives Congress (APC) screening committee for Edo state governorship election has summoned all the aspirants, who were screened earlier this week to appear before it at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja. Governor Obaseki had earlier said he is not sure of getting justice from the screening committee, Legit News reports.
A member of the committee told ThisDay that a text message had been sent to all the aspirants informing them to report at the party secretariat for the sitting of the appeal committee, slated to begin at 10 am. Edo election 2020: Three APC chieftains drag Obaseki to court over alleged certificate forgery It was gathered that all the aspirants were summoned so that anyone disqualified who needed to seek redress would have the opportunity to do so immediately.
Another party chief said the chances are high that the screening committee might disqualify Obaseki, who has been having a running battle with APC national chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, on account of alleged anti-party activities.
Shortly after he was screened earlier this week, the governor had said he might not get justice from the party and accused Oshiomhole of being a judge by proxy in his case. Meanwhile, a group of professionals known as Edo Good Governance Group (E3G) have thrown their weight behind Governor Obaseki in his ongoing effort to return for a second term.