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Edo guber: Obaseki leads victory parade, mocks Oshiomhole, Tinubu



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Edo State governor-elect and incumbent governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki applauded the people for his victory in Saturday’s election.

Leading the victory parade on Monday, Obaseki said, godfatherism in politics has ended in Edo State, by ensuring that ‘the lions and tigers’ were permanently caged in the zoo.

Addressing party supporters at the Museum Ground, Kings square in Benin City after a victory road show across various streets in the metropolis, Obaseki said:

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“The message of Saturday’s governorship election for this government is to go and work for Edo people. It is clear and Edo people have spoken that we should work for them and transform the state.

He said, the people of Edo have helped in caging lions and tigers, noting that they would never be seen again.

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Continuing, he.sais: “Today, I promise you that we will work for Edo people because no one will hinder us from delivering the dividends of democracy to Edo people.

“I will collaborate with my brother and deputy governor, Philip Shaibu to work for Edo people. I thank everyone residing in Edo State; you have spoken and we have heard you and are ready to work for you.”

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The National Vice Chairman, South-South of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Dan Orbih noted, “Saturday’s governorship election shows that Edo people have rejected godfatherism, money-bag politics and given a mandate for the development of the state.”

CAPITAL POST recalls that the All Progressives Congress national leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Comrade Adams Oshiomhole have stood against the re-election of Godwin Obaseki.


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