- There may be a possible renewal of differences between Governor Godwin Obaseki and his former political godfather Adams Oshiomhole
- The former APC national chairman accused Obaseki of marginalising Edo North Senatorial District
- Oshiomhole on Monday, June 14, said the non-inauguration of 14 APC House of Assembly members-elect was unjustifiable
Edo state – Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has been accused of marginalising Edo North Senatorial District by not setting up any single project in the area.
The Nation reports that Adams Oshiomhole, the former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) made the accusation on Monday, June 14, during a meeting of APC leaders at his country home, in Iyamho, Edo North.
It was gathered that the former governor resumed his political battle with his successor over the non-inauguration of 14 House of Assembly members who were elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) more than two years ago.
However, their inauguration was stalled due to the battle between Ohiomhole and Obaseki over the ruling party’s governorship ticket.
According to Oshiomhole, it was unjustifiable that the 14 lawmakers-elect had not been inaugurated as the remaining 10 members loyal to Obaseki sit in the Government House.
“The 14 members elected to the Edo House of Assembly on APC platform, till now, have not been inaugurated. But, they committed no sin.
“They are being denied their right to be sworn in to represent their constituents. God will deliver justice to them in His own way and at His own determined time.”