Olumide Akpata wins Edo LP governorship primary

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, the former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), emerged victorious in the Labour Party (LP) primary election for the Edo governorship election.

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Akpata secured 316 votes, surpassing other aspirants in the poll. The Edo governorship election is scheduled for September 21.

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Before the primary, the former NBA president expressed concerns to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) regarding potential favoritism in the selection of the party’s flagbearer.

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In a letter dated February 18 and addressed to Mahmood Yakubu, the chairman of INEC, Olumide Akpata alleged a plot within the party leadership to handpick a candidate for the election. Despite his efforts to engage the party’s leadership for transparency and accountability, he claimed they were unsuccessful.

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Governor Godwin Obaseki and Olumide Akpata
Barrister Olumide Akpata and Governor Godwin Obaseki.

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In response on Tuesday, the LP asserted its commitment to conducting a credible primary election, assuring a level playing field for all aspirants. Olumide Akpata secures victory in Edo LP governorship primary.

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