Obaseki’s inauguration will comply with COVID-19 protocols – PDP

NEWSMAN, Benin – Edo State Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Tony Aziegbemi, has announced that Governor Godwin Obaseki will be Inaugurated on Thursday in strict compliance with COVID-19 protocols.

The chairman said that the ceremony would be a short and closed one which would be transmitted live and beamed on virtual platforms.

Aziegbemi said the party was constrained by the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the mood of the state and the nation occasioned by the recent #EndSARS protests, News Agency of Nigeria NAN reported.

“There will also be simultaneous inauguration reception parties for party members and faithful in all local government areas headquarters hosted by the chairmen’’, he said.

“Consequently, there is no need to travel from your domain to the swearing-in ceremony when you can watch it live and party with your fellow constituents,” he stated.

Obaseki won the Sept. 19 Governorship Election for his second term by defeating his closest opponent, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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