The coast is now set for Governor Godwin Obaseki to clinch the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship ticket as his remaining fellow aspirant, Kenneth Imasuangbon stepped down a few hours to the delegate election.
The work for the 2, 229 party delegates who thronged the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City in the early hours of Thursday has now been made easier with the choice made by the philanthropist cum politician.
The duo of Engr. Gideon Ikhine and Hon. Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama had earlier let go of their aspirations in support of Obaseki.
Voting would go on nonetheless based on affirmation with Governor Obaseki now set to fly the PDP flag in the September 19 election.