Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu a pastor with the Redeemed Christian Church of God has emerged the consensus candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) faction believed by many to be loyal to National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
Ize-Iyamu emerged on Tuesday night in Abuja through consensus arrangement. He was a former Secretary to Edo State Goverment (SSG).
He will to slug it out with Governor Godwin Obaseki for the direct primary of the party slated for June 22 2020.
Senator Francis Alimikhena, chairman of the screening committee presented Ize-Iyamu to the representative of Edo North Senatorial District.
Other notable members of the screening committee were a former Edo Deputy Governor Lucky Imasuen; Gen. Cecil Esekhaigbe; ex-Edo Speaker Thomas Okosun; former Minority Whip of the House of Representatives Samson Osagie; ex-member of the House of Representatives Patrick Obahiagbon and Deputy Leader of the House of Representatives, Peter Akpatason.