Aspirant of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State, Pastor Ize-Iyamu, has requested for a refund of his N22.5 million used in purchasing the Governorship nomination form.
This followed the endorsement of the incumbent Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki by President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term on Monday in Abuja.
Crack team Naija reports that the National Working Committee (NWC) of APC had scheduled for June 22, 2020.
One of the personal Aides to Ize-Iyamu said that his principal has concluded arrangement to convert proceed to obtain social Democratic Party (SDP) nomination to beat the deadline for submission.
On Monday, INEC requested for the list of Edo APC delegates in the primaries from the party, an indication that the Commission recognizes Mr. Aselm Ojezua of Edo APC.
Already, the fragile consensus agreement reached by four Governorship aspirants in Edo State All Progressive Congress (APC) faction loyal to Adams Oshiomhole has run into troubled water as a result of the conflicting interests of the aspirants, Mr. Solomon Edebiri, Mr. Charles Airhiavbere, former Minister of Works (State), Mr. Chris Ogiemwonyi and the immediate past Deputy Governor of the State, Mr. Pius Odubu.
The phantom agreement that was reached Governorship aspirants got broken when Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu secretly collected nomination form on behalf of the former Chairman of Oredo Local Government Area, Mr. Osaro Obazee, believed to be one of his staunch supporters without the consent of three others.
The development prompted Odubu and Ogiemwonyi to obtain their nomination forms as a stop-gap ahead of the primary and Governorship elections.
Our Correspondents reports that the greatest undoing of Ize-Iyamu who defected from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in December 2019 is that his name is not on Edo APC delegates register.