PDP Crisis: Dan Orbih, Wike, Others Shun PDP’s Presidential Rally In Edo

Members of the Edo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Legacy Group, a faction loyal to the party’s National Vice Chairman, South-South, Chief Dan Orbih, and the Senator Representing Edo South Senatorial District, Senator. Matthew Urhoghide were conspicuously missing at the PDP presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubarkar’s Campaign Rally held in Benin City.

This is even as the Governor of Rivers State, Barr. Nysome Wike and his Oyo, Benue, Abia, Enugu counterparts were nowhere around the venue of the rally, a development political observers in the state opined may affect the party’s chances at the general elections.


Notable amongst the PDP legacy members that were not at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, venue of the PDP Presidential Rally, are Chief Dan Orbih, Edo State PDP Vice Chairman, Barr. Henry Omagbon, House of Representatives Member, representing Oredo Federal Constituency, Engr. Ogbeide-Ihama, Mr. Pascal Ugbome, Barr. Lucy Omagbon, Engr.Mike Onolemenmen, Larry Okunbor and Ogieva Okunbor.

The Legacy group were also missing during the inauguration of the Edo state Campaign Council on Friday, October 20, 2022 where the Governor of the state, Godwin Obaseki, who is the Chairman of Edo Campaign Council assured that the state is ready to deliver votes for the PDP in 2023 General Elections, hence, he (Obaseki) announced the suspension of governance in Edo for politics.


Addressing party supporters of the rally, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, promised to curb insecurity so that everyone will be secured in the country.

Atiku also promised to make the country’s economic more buoyant if given the opportunity to occupy the number one seat of the country.

“We promise to restore security in this country so you can travel day and night without fear.


“The economic of this our courtry is in bad shape, we promised to restore it lost glory,” Atiku promised.

He thanked the people of the state for voting Governor Obaseki into office for the second time.


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