The incumbent Governor of Edo State, Governor Obaseki, said he will not appeal his disqualification from the party primaries, saying it will be a wasted effort.
Mr. Crusoe Osagie, Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communications strategy, in a statement, disclosed that they have seen the mockery of the democratic process which Mr. Adams Oshiomhole administering and superintending in the APC.
It said it had been a dreadful, unfortunate and disheartening spectacle. It said they had originally acknowledged that going by the open display of illegality by one man the party that compromises several organs and important personalities, there is no way that Governor Godwin Obaseki will get a fair assessment in the run-up to the nomination of candidates that will represent the party in the upcoming Edo election.
It says that it is unfortunate that this shameful act, illegality, and mockery of justice is a kind of democracy that Mr. Adams Oshiomhole has lowered the party into.
It says with all this illegality, it will an effort in vain if they appeal the unjust outcome of the screening process of the APC.
The statement says, we wish Oshiomhole in his Maladministration of the APC and trust God to help Nigeria to seek the path of true freedom, liberty, and justice.
Obaseki said that his supporters should remain relaxed and wait for further directives from him.
Immediately after he was disqualified, he tweeted “We call on all our party members and our teeming supporters to remain relaxed and await for further directives, in the light of the announcement of my unjust disqualification to participate @OficialAPCNg primary election in Edo State by the screening committee.”