With a few days to the Edo State governorship election, the two main contenders in the governorship election in the state, incumbent Governor Godwin Obaseki and Ize-Iyamu have signed a peace pact to douse political tension in the state.
The signing was organised by the National Peace Committee (NPC) took place on Tuesday in Benin City, the Edo State capital.
During the programme, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate and incumbent governor, Godwin Obaseki embraced his main rival and contender in the poll, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The duo beaming with smiles warmly hugged each other, an indication that they have decided to toe the line of peace and avoid unnecessary bloodshed in the election.
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