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Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by Kwanza: 5:51pm On Oct 13
—Backs electronic transmission of election results

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State for the umpteenth time vowed not to go back to the All Progressives Congress, APC

Governor Obaseki said though it was not his will to leave the political platform that sponsored his election in his first tenure, he was pushed out of the party when he wanted to run for the second tenure.

The governor stated this while fielding questions from State House correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Asked whether he had any plan to return to the APC, he said, “Well, I think I have shown that I’m a politician with integrity and I have made it very clear that I didn’t leave the other party on my own.

“I was pushed out of the party, and someone else gave me cover, gave me an opportunity, it will not be the right thing to do to now, to leave who helped you, who gave you the umbrella in your storm, and then go back to the person who pushed you out.”

Recall that the governor joined the PDP when he was denied the gubernatorial ticket of the APC just before the 2020 election.

While reacting to the Senate’s decision to reverse its earlier resolution on electronic transmission of election result, the governor affirmed that he would probably not have returned as governor but for the deployment of technology by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

He said: “If not for the technology utilised by INEC, and God, I may not be governor today. So, I am one of those people who believe that we cannot and should not have elections in this country, going into the future, without transmitting results electronically from the polling units, because for elections to be credible, they have to be seen as transparent and once you have voted, you should be assured that your vote will count.

“With technology today, it is possible and INEC has shown it from my elections, that as soon as you voted, and the results have been counted in the polling units, then that result should be made available, such that you already know what you expect to be collated at the ward collation points.

“What has happened in many cases in the past is that people go and vote, the votes are counted in the polling units, they know, but by the time it gets to the collation point, it changes.

“But this time around, because of the transparency, everybody will see and know what they are expecting to be collated from the polling units. That is what happened in my election.

“So, I am a very strong advocate for electronic transmission of results from elections and I want to also note that from my personal experience, INEC has the capacity, INEC has the technology, and also the understanding of how these things should work. So, they should be encouraged. I hope and pray that the President will assent to that bill.”

The Governor was however not categorical in his assessment of the direct primaries also adopted by the Senate, saying that while political parties should be allowed to determine their own procedure, if properly supervised, direct primaries would help the nation’s democratic development.

He explained: “My party is currently undertaking an electronic registration of our members across the country. Because we anticipated that one day, you will be required to show your own register, because if we as political parties vote on the basis of an election register, then the parties must also have their registers because democracy has to begin with the parties and it’s only when you have very clear open registers, then you can now have whatever form of elections from within the party.

“I would have thought that parties should have options; if a party wants to reduce the cost of their own internal primaries, by having a delegate system, having an electoral college and a delegate system, they should have the option to do so.

“But to just lump everybody together and say look, it’s the only way to go! I would have suggested that you should have options.

“However, the direct primaries process, properly supervised, is a very fundamental step in the evolution of our democratic system.”

The governor also spoke on the lingering internal crisis in the Edo state chapter of the PDP, saying as a party that was in opposition for 12 years in the state, it would take a while to develop an understanding among new and olds members.

He stated: “You have to understand that this is politics. My current party was in opposition for 12 years and this is the first time the party is being in government.

“So, it will take a while for everybody to come together to have an understanding of the new role and the new position we occupy.

“It’s only a natural and normal process in party politics. But I can assure you it’s been sorted. Yes, we had a peculiar situation. So, it’s not just about me coming to join your party.

“There were some internal crises, even in the old party, which we’re trying to heal. We’ve made some significant progress and I believe that it will be sorted out before our convention.”
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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by Zaxbash1: 5:52pm On Oct 13
Oshe-ole won't like this

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by dollynnn(f): 5:57pm On Oct 13
Trust these actors at your own risk!

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by Wahalaperson: 6:15pm On Oct 13
Thief, not just a thief but a useless one at that, God will surely ground and useless your life and lineage the way you have decided to useless edo state. The worse governor the Nigeria politics has ever produced since independence.

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by OVB123(m): 6:31pm On Oct 13
U have started destroying PDP the way u destroyed APC. It shall not be well with u. Betrayal!

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by Tinubuadvocate: 6:44pm On Oct 13
This will pain ipob terrorist.

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by Maxymilliano(m): 6:47pm On Oct 13
A hungry and morally bankrupt Politician once said he'd rather die than to join the ruling party ... We know how the story ends.

For Obaseki, only time will tell

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by Emmypure: 9:23pm On Oct 13
Obaseki is a strong man, and a man of dignity
I don't think he will ever eats his vomit.

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by slawormiir: 9:23pm On Oct 13
Damnnn niggar
Apc is a party with no direction and ideology

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by FVckbubuDcow: 9:23pm On Oct 13
Go and sit down ugly monkey.


Thunderstorm strike all Nigerians politicians and their asslickers.

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by Jackson105: 9:24pm On Oct 13
To hell with him, who need him in APC. Useless governor

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by LordGuru1: 9:24pm On Oct 13
cry All in power now forcing their Citizens to take it. If it's only about death, it won't be painful, but while destroy their DNA and make it impossible for them to be accepted into Heaven? Surely, Satan hates all human beings including his human tools. Now I know why they called the hyper-realistic Series "Stranger Things" The Stranger has truly arrived among Humanity and he firmly took over the Governments of the World. Have you seen the demonic living Being that was confirmed to settle in Human Brain from the VaaSin and takeover? Like if you've watched the Video of the American Lab Technician Doctor confirmed the demonic living Being that develops from the graphene Luciferace VaaSin. Share if you are still foolish asleep to Reality of this End Time.

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by EternalBeing: 9:24pm On Oct 13
At this Point in Time of History of Humanity, both the right wing and the left wing belongs to the same demonic Bird called Greed who ensures that the Politicians are mere slaves doing the handywork of Satan.

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by Euegene100001: 9:24pm On Oct 13
Get out

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by egeynwa(m): 9:24pm On Oct 13
and he took his final decision. I like this man guts.
Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by HEAVEN4444: 9:24pm On Oct 13
tongue

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by Euegene100001: 9:24pm On Oct 13
Who cares

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by Euegene100001: 9:25pm On Oct 13
Una be the same
Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by kenzysmith(m): 9:25pm On Oct 13
This obaseki mouth too big o if the mouth no smell make I know wetin cause am

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by Vinnie2000(m): 9:25pm On Oct 13
Got no Time for diz Political Prostitutes!!

Only Idle minds Take Dem Serious! undecided

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by Lightorder: 9:25pm On Oct 13
Politicians? He has not said more FFK. That one is busy enjoying his vomit now
Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by Kingpele(m): 9:25pm On Oct 13
See clueless governor dey brag,see this one wey Don colonized Edo state as his personal kingdom ,putting on some Air of importance ,please Pandora people when are u guys going to sing his track for us ...

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by Obakoolex(m): 9:25pm On Oct 13
Well I trust no politician.... they're always after their own interest

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by Patrioticman007(m): 9:26pm On Oct 13
This small emperor is going gaga

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by Nobody: 9:26pm On Oct 13
But you're not different from others.

Okay

We've heard you!






Next....

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by ExtremeDot: 9:27pm On Oct 13
grin

Na so all of una deh talk eeeee.
Politicians no get truth for mouth.

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by collinsJn(m): 9:27pm On Oct 13
PDP Watch Him..... He Is About Returning
Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by ATEAMS: 9:27pm On Oct 13
Issokay
Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by Cosmatikka: 9:28pm On Oct 13
Ode man

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by Angelfrost(m): 9:28pm On Oct 13
Yeah right...

When he returns tomorrow to maybe collect appointment, he will say he was "quoted out of context"!

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Re: Obaseki: I Was Pushed Out Of The APC And Will Not Return To The Party by floss(m): 9:28pm On Oct 13
Obaseki will return to APC before 2023

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