Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki has dared those he termed ‘Abuja politicians’ to come and take over activities of the Edo State House of Assembly.
Governor Obaseki, who spoke tough, wondered what happened to some politicians that joined in the struggle to entrench ‘Let the people lead’ mantra.
Speaking at a well-attended rally in Bénin City, Obaseki said Edo is in safe hands with himself, Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu and Secretary to State Government, Barr. Osarodion Ogie.
Obaseki said the political tension was to distract him but he would remain focus on delivery of democracy dividends.
He many ‘Abuja politicians’ have refused to come home.
Meanwhile, Teachers, market women, pensioners, youths, religious leaders and other groups gathered at Ring Road, on Thursday to express their support for the Godwin Obaseki-led government.
Representatives of the various groups said the solidarity march was embarked upon to tell Nigerians how much impact the Obaseki administration has made in their lives.
They expressed thanks to the governor and his team for prioritising their wellbeing with the regular payment of workers’ salaries, pension, revamp of public schools, health centres amongst other people-centric programmes and policies.
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