The All Progressives Congress (APC) Screening committee has disqualified Governor Godwin Obaseki from participating in the governorship primary of the party slated for June 22.The announcement was made by Prof. Jonathan Ayuba, Chairman of the screening committee.
Professor Ayuba said that Obaseki and two other aspirants, Chris Ogiemwonyi and Mathew Iduoriyekenwen, were disqualified from standing for the primaries.
According to him, Governor Obaseki was disqualified because of a defective Higher School Certificate, adding that the document he produced only attested to his attendance and not a certificate.
He said that the committee could not ascertain the authenticity of his National Youth Service Corps Discharge Certificate.
Members of the seven-man screening committee said that the report was conclusive, adding that they all signed it.