the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Edo State Governorship election has
described incumbent Governor Godwin Obaseki of the opposition Peoples
Democratic Party (PDP) as the Governor of an empty government house who is on
his way to an embarrassing defeat at the polls.
resignations from the Edo State Government after three Commissioners and a
Special Adviser announced their departure on a daily basis, while immediately
declaring support for the APC and its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.
the Senatorial Districts of the State in the Oil and Gas Commission, Prince
Emmanuel Odigie, Rilwanu Oshiomhole, and Osamwonyi Atu, and the Special Adviser
from Ugbeka Ward 03, Hon. Bright Njor, have resigned.
Mayaki, the Chairman of the State Media Campaign Council, the APC said the
resignations, expected to continue, are clear indications that the Governor has
been rejected by all and will suffer a comprehensive defeat at the polls.
and dispirited image-makers of the outgoing governor struggle to mend what is
already a shredded image and at the same time console themselves with a
meaningless exegesis on the technicalities of the office of those resigning
from the Edo State Government in massive numbers, it is clear, beyond all
doubts, to everyone within and outside the state that Mr. Godwin Obaseki has
governor of an empty Government House. Everyone is heading for the exit. They
do not want to partake in his looming disgrace out of power because his failure
is his alone.”
uncaring style of governance, appointing aides only to cripple them by
diverting funds meant to run their offices to frivolous quests and a demonic
plot to bring down successful sons of Edo state.
roost, it is only normal that the aides, many of whom are themselves victims of
the governor’s tyranny and reckless actions, will head for the exit and rejoin
the APC as we march forward to correct an error made in 2016.
and we are ready to receive them. Obaseki represents a dark past of needless
conflicts, rancor, incompetence, and stark failure. He is a nightmare that
everyone in the State cannot wait to wake up from.
we will consign him to the dust bin of history and turn a new page of peace,
unity, and development with Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and the All Progressives