Against the agitation of the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki prevailing on the APC to adopt indirect primary election in the forth coming Edo State APC governorship primary in the state, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved direct primaries for the ruling party in Edo State.
The commission announced this after her Management meeting yesterday in Abuja. The INEC disclosed that 15 political parties have notified it for the date and mode of primaries for the election. According to the INEC, only the APC opted for direct primary which is scheduled to hold June 22. INEC affirmed that other political parties would conduct indirect primary.