[JUST IN] Edo 2020: Oshiomhole disqualifies Obaseki, and two others from APC primary
The All Progressives Congress has declared the Edo State Governor , Godwin Obaseki , and two others ineligible to contest in the July 22 governorship primary election in Edo State .
The screening committee announced the disqualification while presenting its report to the Adams Oshiomhole -led National Working Committee in Abuja on Friday.
Apart from Obaseki , the two other disqualified aspirants are Chris Ogiemwonyi and Mathew Iduoriyekenwen.
Chairman of the panel, Prof . Jonathan Ayuba , while presenting the report explained that Obaseki was disqualified because the committee could not vouch for the authenticity of the Higher School Certificate he claimed but could not produce .
The committee held that the document he produced only attested to his attendance .
The seven – man screening committee led by Ayuba said the report is conclusive, adding that all members of the panel signed the report .
Ayuba said the committee was thorough in the process of conducting the exercise , adding that the process was recorded and the unedited recording would be made available to the party .
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