Accreditation of delegates for Wednesday’s Governorship primaries for the Ali Modu Sheriff faction is yet to commence. This is just as a combined team of security operatives have sealed off entrance to the Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia stadium, venue of the primaries. Two aspirants, Matthew Iduoriyekemwen and Hon Ehiozuwa Agbonnayima, are expected to contest for the PDP ticket in the fresh party primaries.
About 520 delegates were elected to participate in the primaries. As at press time, security operatives are barring anybody including journalists from getting access to stadium. Spokesman for the Sheriff’s PDP faction in Edo, Okharedia Ihimekpen, told our reporter on phone that they were at the office of the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 5 to sort out things.
He insisted that the primaries would hold as scheduled. Members of the PDP were seen at a distance waiting to gain entrance into the stadium.