In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 15th, June, 2020

Edo Is Not Lagos, Obaseki Will not Rooster Out Like Ambode

Edo Is Not Lagos, Obaseki Won't Chicken Out Like Ambode

Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki


A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state and former Commissioner for Info within the state, Chief Charles Idahosa has warned the nationwide chairman of the occasion, Adams Oshiomhole that Governor Godwin Obaseki is not going to hen out from the governorship election regardless of his disqualification from the occasion primaries by the APC screening committee final week.


Talking in a chat with INDEPENDENT, Idahosa, who had all the time stated he’ll dump the APC if Obaseki is denied reelection, stated the governor is not going to take the ‘Ambode choice’ as being urged by some individuals as a result of Edo will not be Lagos.


Will probably be recalled that Akinwunmi Ambode, former Lagos state governor conceded defeat and congratulated his opponent, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, present governor of Lagos state who was declared winner of the APC governorship main held on October 2, 2018.


Ambode, who refused entreaties to change allegiance to a different political occasion to contest the election, additionally appealed to all members of the APC to stay one household and unite behind the candidate of the occasion in order that the occasion might proceed to maneuver this state ahead.


Nevertheless, Idahosa stated, Ambode bowed out of the race simply as a result of he doesn’t management the APC buildings in Lagos, which based on him, is below the agency grip of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the nationwide chief of the occasion.


Based on him, the situation is completely different when in comparison with Edo state as Governor Obaseki controls all of the occasion’s buildings from state govt to ward degree.

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He stated that was why Adams Oshiomhole, APC Nationwide Chairman did every part to bar him from contesting the primaries on the occasion’s platform.


“We’ve all the time stated that Edo will not be Lagos. What occurred in Ambode’s case was that Ambode depended 100 p.c on Tinubu. All of the buildings of the occasion are in Tinubu’s palms.

“That was why on the day of the first, the Deputy Governor, SSG all of them ran away from Ambode and he misplaced woefully.

However in Edo state, the entire construction is below the management of Governor Godwin Obaseki. We management the entire 18 native governments not like Ambode who doesn’t have any management however was ready for Tinubu to do every part for him.

“We management the chief of the occasion and all different equipment of the occasion. So, we’re not afraid in any respect as a result of the scenario in Edo and Lagos should not related. That’s the reason you see Oshiomhole doing every part to cease the governor from contesting however it can fail,” he stated.


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