Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has emerged the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State.
Pastor Ize-Iyamu, a former Secretary to Edo State Government (SSG) emerged, on Tuesday night, in Abuja, through a consensus arrangement.
He is expected to slug it out with Governor Godwin Obaseki for the direct primary of the party slated for June 22.
He was presented by chairman of the screening committee, Sen. Francis Alimikhena, the representative of Edo North Senatorial District.
Other members of the screening committee were a former Edo Deputy Governor Lucky Imasuen; Gen. Cecil Esekhaigbe; Former Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Thomas Okosun; a former Minority Whip of the House of Representatives, Hon. Samson Osagie; a former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Patrick Obahiagbon and Deputy leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Peter Akpatason.