Osagie Otabor, Bénin
The supremacy battle for the control of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State between National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and Governor Godwin Obaseki deepened Tuesday over a rally scheduled to hold on Friday in Bénin City.
Some defectors from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) led by Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu are expected to be received into the APC fold at the rally.
Pastor Ize-Iyamu has earlier joined others to resign from the PDP.
There have been jingles in several television stations inviting the general public to the rally.
Governor Godwin Obaseki who denied knowledge of any APC rally in the state after the security meeting with heads of security agencies in the state said he has checked with the state APC secretariat and the party has not announced officially that they would be having a rally.
Obaseki said issues of public safety were reviewed at the security meeting particularly in relation to the yuletide…