Obaseki declares for second term amid rift with Oshiomhole

Obaseki declares for second term amid rift with Oshiomhole

- Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state says his return to office for a second term is non-negotiable

- Obaseki maintains that no single individual can determine who should govern Edo state

- The governor explains that he deserves a second term to complete what he had started in office

The governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki, has declared that nothing can stop his second term in office adding that he deserves to return to office having performed creditably.

According to Obaseki, the second term would help him consolidate on his current achievements in office.

The governor currently in a running battle with his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole, reportedly declared: "Second term for me is not negotiable."

Vanguard reports that Obaseki said this when he received members of the Benin Unity League (BUL) at the Government House in Benin on Thursday, October 3.

“I have said it clearly and I told my cabinet yesterday that second term for me is non-negotiable.

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“I am demanding it because I deserve it and I think I have earned it. We need to have it so we can continue what we are doing today," the governor said maintaining no single individual can determine who governs the state.

“I want to assure you that, this is a fight that we will prevail. We will fight and succeed," he said while noting that God and the people of the state would make him return to office.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Oshiomhole recently challenged Obaseki to substantiate his allegation that he was under pressure to share state funds by naming and exposing those who asked him to do so.

Oshiomhole challenged Obaseki while speaking to some journalists in Abuja at the weekend.

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