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Edo 2020: “God, let me lose if my victory will cost blood,”- Obaseki prays

The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has prayed to God to let him lose the election if his victory will involve bloodshed. Obaseki said  his second term ambition is not worth spilling the blood of anyone. He made these remarks in a statement titled, ‘My reelection not worth spilling of blood – Obaseki’ and signed by his Special Assistant ...

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Election should not be a do or die affair- Gov Obaseki

The candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the Sept.19, gubernatorial election, Governor. Godwin Obaseki, says that election should not be a do or die affair, adding that  no need of any form of violence during the election. Obaseki stated this in Benin during a one-day prayer and fasting for a peaceful election organised for all the governorship candidates ahead ...

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Group says Obaseki a failure, canvasses support for Ize-Iyamu

A Socio-political group, Edo Across Borders (EAB), has charged the electorate not to be afraid of violence, but to massively come out and vote for Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu (POI), during state governorship election on Sept.19. Ize-Iyamu is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress Party (APC), who is promising to revitalise all sectors of the state with his ‘The SIMPLE ...

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Obaseki fires back at Tinubu, says Edo people won’t allow him to extend his political empire

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo, has fired back at ex-Governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu, saying that Edo people won’t allow him to extend his political empire to the state. It will be recalled that Tinubu had asked voters in the state to reject Obaseki, the state governor in the Saturday governorship poll. Speaking through Crusoe Osagie, his special adviser ...

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Edo Poll: Ize-Iyamu urges electorate not to sell their votes

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has urged the electorate in the state not to sell their votes come Sept. 19. Speaking at an APC ward-to-ward campaign on Sunday at Igbanke, Orhionmwon Local Government Area of the state, Ize-Iyamu urged the electorate in the area to vote according to their conscience. He said, “don’t allow anybody to use N3,000 or N5,000 to buy ...

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Ize-Iyamu tackles Obaseki over performance

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki said on Sunday during a debate that Governor Obaseki has not performed and that he borrowed millions of naira on account of the agriculture sector without any result. He also chided the governor for failing to employ teachers when there are no teachers in the classrooms while no doctor was hired in the absence of ...

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Edo 2020: Butchers declare support for gov Obaseki

Butchers in Edo on have declared support for Godwin Obasek in the September 19 gubernatorial election. The butchers Wednesday shutdown abattoirs, meat markets and shops in the state in solidarity for Obaseki. The butchers took to major streets in Benin with a life cow to demonstrate their trade in solidarity with the state governor with their usual slogan of 4+4 ...

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“90 per cent of my supporters still in APC,” says Obaseki’s Commisioner as he resigned

Just about 10 days to governorship election in Edo, one of the top aides of Governor Godwin Obaseki, who is also commissioner for minerals, oil and gas, Joseph Ikpea, has resigned. .In his resignation letter, the former commissioner said having contributed to the growth of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Esan south local government area where he is from, ...

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Edo residents won’t forgive gov Obaseki for insulting Oba of Benin- APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo says Edo people will punish Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for regularly insulting and attacking the Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, and a billionaire industrialist, Capt. Hosa Okunbo. Edo APC, in a statement by chairman of its Media Campaign Council, Prince John Mayaki, described as unfortunate, Obaseki’s lack of ...

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Obaseki says he will accept defeat if he loses fairly

Governor Godwin Obaseki has said he will accept defeat if he loses the election fairly. Obaseki, who spoke with reporters yesterday after visiting Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu at the Force Headquarters in Abuja, said as a democrat he would accept the outcome of a free contest, adding: “but by every indication today, I’m sure of a convincing victory.” ...

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