OBASEKI SACKED THE ONLY COMMISSIONER I NOMINATED IN HIS CABINET – OSHIOMHOLE

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, says the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, sacked the only commissioner he nominated into his cabinet. Oshiomhole, who is the immediate past governor of Edo State, said this during an interview on Channels Television on Saturday. He said the irony was that Obaseki took the drastic action after a reconciliatory meeting which was attended by some APC stalwarts including Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State. The APC chairman said, “We have no argument over money or appointment… In the meeting we…

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OBASEKI SACKS OSHIOMHOLE’S LOCAL GOVT CHAIRMAN

The crisis rocking Edo State All Progressives Congress, APC may have assumed a new dimension as Godwin Obaseki yesterday suspended the Chairman, Etsako West Local government area, Hon Yakson Musa over an alleged N48m salary being paid to ghost workers. Oshiomhole is from Etsako West local government area. As at the time of filling this report, no official statement has been released by the state government, but it was gathered that the letter of suspension for two months has been handed over to him. He is to step down for two…

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OSHIOMHOLE, OBASEKI RECONCILIATION ONGOING SAYS APC CHAIRMAN, FORMER AGF,

Olusola Fabiyi and Sola Shittu Groups loyal to the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, and the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Monday said the peace move by a foremost businessman, Aliko Dangote, and others was still ongoing. Dangote, the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan; Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State and the Presidency had last week intervened in the crisis between the former Edo State governor, Oshiomhole, and his successor. The Edo State APC Chairman, Anslem Ojezua, who is backing Obaseki, told one of our correspondents…

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OBASEKI, OSHIOMHOLE REUNITE IN VILLA, SHAKE HANDS

  Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and his predecessor in office, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, who have been at loggerheads over the politics of the state, exchanged pleasantries and shook hands at the presidential policy dialogue convened by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday at the presidential villa, Abuja. The two men appeared to have temporarily buried the hatchet as they exchanged greeted each other flanked by Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State and business mogul, Alhaji Aliko Dangote and Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, before the commencement…

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I CANNOT BE A GOVERNOR AND NOT BE A GOVERNOR, OBASEKI LAMENTS

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki laments as he cant nominate somebody for federal appointment and make critical decisions. Gistvic Reports. Godwin Obaseki laments while speaking with members of the Benin Community resident in the Federal Capital Territory at Edo State Lodge, Abuja, on Friday. He said: “I have endured so much as a Governor. As a governor have not been able to even nominate somebody for a federal appointment and mean while federal appointment are made everyday. I cant be governor and not a governor, I should be able to…

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GODFATHERS NOT HAPPY WITH MY REVOLUTION IN EDO- OBASEKI

Godwin Obaseki Says he stepped on toes to effect changes Deji Elumoye in Abuja Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has given reasons why political godfathers are after his head, saying they were against his positive transformation of the state. Obaseki, who spoke while receiving in audience members of the Benin community, Abuja, at Edo Governor’s Lodge, Asokoro- Abuja, said he knew from the onset when he started executing projects that some individuals were not comfortable with him doing that for the betterment of the state. He revealed that in…

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EDO PROBES HOSPITAL CONTRACTS AWARDED UNDER OSHIOMHOLE

[FILE PHOTO] Adams Oshiomhole, APC leader The Edo Government says it will probe contracts for construction of structures and supply of equipment to Benin Central Hospital, awarded by the administration of Adams Oshiomhole.Mr Cruise Osage, Special Adviser to Edo Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, disclosed this in a statement issued on Sunday in Benin, saying a Commission of enquiry would soon be constituted to probe the contracts. According to the Governor’s Aide, the action for probe was necessitated by numerous calls on the government to look into the contracts…

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