OBASEKI WILL NOT HAVE AUTOMATIC TICKET IN PDP SAYS PARTY LEADERS

Sola Shittu, Benin The Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State has said there is no automatic ticket for incumbent governor Godwin Obaseki, of the All Progressive Congress, APC if he decides to join the party. In an internal memo signed by its Publicity Secretary Mr Chris Nehikhare, after a stakeholder meeting on Tuesday, the party Chairman, Mr Dan Orbih, said if  Obaseki’s plan was to cross over to the PDP, there would be no provision for automatic ticket in PDP. The memo, which was made available to The PUNCH read…

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OBASEKI; WHAT TRUE LEADERS USE PUBLIC USE PUBLIC OFFICE FOR

John Alechenu The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, says true leaders are those who use public office to serve and not those who see it as an avenue to steal public funds. Obaseki said this in an interview with journalists shortly after a condolence visit to the family of the late former Military Governor of old Bendel State, Admiral Hassan Abdullahi, in Abuja, on Friday. He described the late military governor as a great Nigerian who truly served the people of old Bendel State; now Edo and Delta states.…

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EDO GOVERNOR SACKS 8 COMMISSIONERS, NOMINATE REPLACEMENTS

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has sacked eight commissioners from his cabinet. Consequently, the governor has nominated their replacements and appointed five Special Advisers. A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq. and made available to DAILYPOST read, “The Edo State Government has approved the reshuffle of the State Executive Council (EXCO), with the Commissioners named below relieved of their appointments with effect from the date of this notice. “The commissioners are: Joseph Ugheoke, Commissioner for Minerals, Oil and Gas; Magdalene Ohenhen, Commissioner for…

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