Sunday August 01, 2021 10:06 PM

Gov Obaseki of Edo dissolves executive council

As his second term inauguration approaches, the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has dissolved the state executive council.

Obaseki  announced the dissolution at a valedictory executive council session on Wednesday.

The governor gave kudos to ouncil members for their selfless service to the state.

“Since I became governor, I didn’t sack any commissioner, but rather they sacked me by resigning from my cabinet. What is important in government is the core values of truth, justice and fairness.

“When elected to serve the people, let us truly serve the people, as we will give account to God. I can’t claim success alone, what I did was to create the opportunity for you to serve.”

He advised them not to relent in supporting the administration in the fulfilment of its mission.

“You are all part of this administration and architects of the new design for the growth and development of the state.”

In his speech, the Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, showered encomiums to the governor on is leadership style

“You have shown that you are a good leader. I appeal to you to continue with the good works. God has put you as the governor to lead Edo to a greater height and we all will continue to support you.” he said

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