Amid the current leadership in the part, the All Progressive Congress have announced that it will conduct rs Edo state governorship primaries today.
The exercise to pick the party’s flagbearer in the September 19 election is ongoing across the 192 wards of the 18 local government areas of the state.
Party officials and delegates arrived early at about 8a.m for the exercise at the APC secretariat in Ward 7, Oredo LGA in Benin City, the state capital.
The Ward Chairman, Osamudiame Osarenkhoe, said the party is conducting the exercise in line with the guidelines against coronavirus (COIVD-19).
According to him, the party has provided a bucket for the washing of hands while delegates participating in the exercise were compelled to wear face masks.
Meanwhile, one of the APC governorship aspirants, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has won the exercise at Ward 7 in Oredo LGA, pulling 143 votes.