Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu on Tuesday night, emerged as the consensus candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State.
The Chairman of the Screening Committee, Senator Francis Alimikhena presented Ize-Iyamu as the governorship candidate.
Ize-Iyamu is expected to thrash it out with the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki for the direct primary of the party slated for June 22.
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Other members of the screening committee were a former Edo Deputy Governor, Lucky Imasuen; Gen. Cecil Esekhaigbe; ex-Speaker of Edo House of Assembly, Thomas Okosun; former Minority Whip of the House of Representatives, Samson Osagie; ex-member of the House of Representatives, Patrick Obahiagbon and the current Deputy Leader of the House of Representatives, Peter Akpatason.