Edo 2020: Deadlock derails Ize-Iyamu’s emergence as his faction’s consensus aspirant


Ize-Iyamu

By Ozioruva Aliu, Benin City

A meeting called by some leaders of the All Progressives Congress in Edo state on Thursday to have a consensus candidate to face Governor Godwin Obaseki in the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election ended in a deadlock because, as Saturday Vanguard gathered,  some of the aspirants and their supporters felt that Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu could win the mini election especially after the 14 yet to be inaugurated House of  Assembly lawmakers were reportedly cleared to participate in the exercise.

The meeting which was held despite the lockdown on grounds of ravaging COVID-19  was said to have been disrupted when it became obvious that with some of the aspirants already tactically supporting Ize-Iyamu and the admission of the 14 lawmakers…



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