Embattled Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki has joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
He joined the opposition party at its State Secretariat in Benin.
The party confirms the development in a tweet on his official handle.
Obaseki had been disqualified from seeking reelection by the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC) on the grounds that he possesses “defective qualifications.”
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Breaking News! The governor of Edo State, H. E. @GovernorObaseki has defected to our great Party, the @OfficialPDPNig. The declaration was made this afternoon at the state Secretariat of our party in Benin city, Edo State. Power to the people. #EdoIsPDP. @officialKolaO pic.twitter.com/GV36MSYrGx— Official PDP Nigeria (@OfficialPDPNig) June 19, 2020