Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has emerged Edo APC governorship candidate.
The re-election bid of Governor Godwin Obaseki may have gotten the target as another governorship aspirant of All Progressives Congress (APC), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, emerged the party’s candidate for the next gubernatorial election in the state.
Onyxnews Nigeria reports that Ize-Iyamu, a former Secretary to Edo State Government (SSG), emerged the candidate of the party on the night of Tuesday, May 26, in Abuja through a consensus arrangement.
This reliable online news platform gathered that Ize-Iyamu, who is a pastor of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) was presented by chairman of the screening committee, Senator Francis Alimikhena, the representative of Edo North senatorial district.
Other members of the screening committee included: a former Edo deputy governor, Lucky Imasuen; General Cecil Esekhaigbe; ex-speaker of Edo House of Assembly, Thomas Okosun; former minority whip of the House of Representatives, Samson Osagie; ex-member of the House of Representatives, Patrick Obahiagbon, and the present deputy leader of the House of Representatives, Peter Akpatason.