#Edo2020: We’ve Caged The Lions From Edo Politics, Says Gov. Obaseki | CABLE REPORTERS

Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki said his victory at the September 19 governorship election has caged the lions and tigers permanently from the state politics.

Governor Obaseki polled 307,955 votes to defeat the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu who scored 223,619.

Obaseki said this on Monday in Benin while addressing a crowd of PDP supporters during victory parade at the popular Kings square and other adjourning streets.

He was accompanied by his Deputy Philip Shaibu, Chairman Edo PDP Campaign Council, Dan Orbih, House of Rep. Member, Ogbeide Ihama among others in an open vehicle.

“The message of Saturday’s governorship election is that I should go and work for Edo people because Edo people have spoken loud and clear,”.

He said, “You have helped me caged the lions and tigers in the State, you will never see them again in Edo because they are all in the zoo now where they belong,”.

“We will go back to the office and work for Edo people. You have spoken and we have heard you and ready to work for you.

Earlier, the Chairman Edo PDP Campaign Council, Dan Orbih, said that the victory has shows that Edo people have rejected godfatherism and money bag politics for development of the State.

“With your support and votes, you have started a new dawn in Edo Politics, Nigeria’s democracy and by extension that of the State will never remain the same again as Obaseki’s re-election has ended godfatherism in the State.”


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