Governor Godwin Obaseki and his Deputy have renounced their membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Governor made this known after a meeting with the President’s Chief of Staff at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
He dismissed allegations that his credentials were fake.
Governor Obaseki was disqualified by the screening committee of the APC due to allegded discrepancies noticed in his results.
Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, who is the National Chairman of APC, has been at loggerheads over the Governor’s second term bid and other issues.
The feud between Obaseki and Oshiomhole had polarized the party in Edo State.
Meanwhile, faction loyal to Oshiomhole had endorsed Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu as its consensus candidate for the June 22 governorship primary election of the party.