The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Governors’ Forum, has assured the Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, and his supporters that the party will provide a level playing field for all of them.
Obaseki and his supporters had on Friday joined the party.
The Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal-led PDP Governors’ Forum wished Obaseki God’s blessings and guidance as he subjects himself to the forthcoming primaries of the party.
If Obaseki wins the primary election, the governors assured him of their support in his bid to get re-elected.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Director-General of the PDP Governors’ Forum, C.I.D Maduabum, in Abuja, on Saturday.
The PDP governorship primary for Edo State is scheduled to hold on Thursday, June 25,
Maduabum described Obaseki’s entry into PDP as a homecoming to a democratic platform.
He said, “We welcome you to the PDP Governors’ Forum under the leadership of His Excellency, Rt. Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, CFR, and all other PDP Governors in the Forum.
“Your entry into the PDP family is a homecoming to a democratic platform that accommodates all Nigerians desirous of good governance, accountability, and deepening of democratic tenets.
“The PDP Governors welcome you to use the PDP as a vehicle to enthrone rapid economic, social, and infrastructural development of Edo State.
“As you subject yourself to the forthcoming primaries of the party, we wish you success and God’s blessings and guidance.
‘The Forum extends the solidarity and support of your colleagues to you and all of your teeming followers into the party and assures you all of accommodation and level