- Oshiomhole is still suspended according to ward chairman, Stephen Oshawo
- This comes after another leader of the party announced the suspension has been lifted
- According to the ward chairman, no other member is qualified to make any such pronouncement
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As the crisis in the Edo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) continues to frustrate Nigerians, Stephen Oshawo, has insisted thatOshiomhole remained suspended from the party.
This comes after some APC executive members of his ward, Ward 10 in Etsako west local government area announced that the suspension of Oshiomhole has been lifted.
Oshawo disclosed this on Channels Television on Saturday, June 20.
According to him, no decision of such was taken and no other member of Ward 10 in Etsako West LG is qualified to make any such pronouncement.
In another report, Oshiomhole has broken silence on the defection of his successor Governor Godwin Obaseki from the APC.
He also vowed that the ruling party will go to court due to the discrepancies in Obaseki's certificate should PDP field in the governor as its flagbearer in the forthcoming election.
“Fortunate enough, it was the PDP that exposed him in 2016. PDP filed a case at the Federal High Court amplifying every forgery segments in his certificate. APC just managed to escape that because PDP filed out of time and the case was struck out.
“Now, the case has life, so, when they field him, we will be at the court to adopt what PDP filed before the court against him with additional evidence we now have against him. So, we can’t wait to have PDP field him as their candidate," Oshiomhole said.
Meanwhile, the president of the eighth Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulated Governor Obaseki on his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Referring to Obaseki's choice as a step in the right direction, Saraki thanked PDP governors and the party's chapter in Edo at all levels for its unity and cooperation especially in welcoming the governor.
Moreover, in a statement by his media office made available to Legit.ng, Saraki noted that what is happening to Adams Oshiomhole now "is a moment of truth.
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