The Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, has offered causes he joined forces with Governor Godwin Obaseki to wrestle former Nationwide Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
In keeping with him, Oshiomhole and his followers fell by the street as a result of the previous Governor didn’t truly consider within the agenda of the present administration within the State.
Talking in Benin, Shaibu stated they started the revolution to liberate Edo out of the arms of people that can mortgage their collective heritage and wealth and be flying jets throughout.
“We stated there should be a change and that godfathers should be delivered to their knees and other people should resolve who lead them whereas leaders should be accountable to the folks and never a number of godfathers,” he stated.
“However, alongside the road those that didn’t consider in it fell by the street identical to the best way Oshiomhole fell by the street aspect as a result of he didn’t truly consider that we must always make poverty historical past in Edo.
“Even the commissioners, SSAS and a few native authorities chairmen that resigned from our cupboard didn’t consider within the course as a result of in the event that they did, the struggle then was needles.”
The Deputy Governor stated he was not simply loyal to Obaseki however to a course, including that it was the identical manner he fought godfathers and suffered tremendously throughout the administration of Oshiomhole.
In keeping with Shaibu, Oshiomhole later turned himself to the brand new godfather and tried to derail making poverty historical past.
“However I fought on the aspect of governor Obaseki in making poverty historical past in Edo,” he added.
Governor Godwin Obaseki and his Deputy, Shaibu fought a fierce and lethal political battle previous to the 2020 governorship election within the state.
The battle noticed Obaseki and Shaibu dump the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the Peoples Democratic Get together, PDP, the place they contested and gained the election.
Their victory was seen by many individuals as the top to godfatherism in Edo State, with the previous APC Nationwide Chairman having vowed to put in his candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.