March 18 Election: Fresh Tension in Edo PDP, APC as Obaseki, Oshiomhole Lock Horns Ahead of Saturday
- After losing his constituency to the opposition party in the February 25 presidential and national assembly elections, Governor Godwin Obaseki is worried.
- This is as the Edo governor took to the streets in the state to convince voters to vote for his party, the PDP, ahead of Saturday, March 18 polls
- Meanwhile, the fate of Obaseki seems to be unknown because his popularity has dwindled following the presence of APC stalwart Adams Oshiomhole in the state
With the pitiful outing of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State in the February 25 presidential and National Assembly elections, the state Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has taken to the streets to ask for votes as the popularity of his party declines in the state.
This is as his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has fully returned to the political scene after recording victory in the last election.
Ahead of March 18 election, Oshiomhole and Obaseki lock horns in heated campaign
The battle for Edo State House of Assembly has become fierce as two political heavyweights in the state, Governor Godwin Obaseki of the PDP and his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole of the APC, are locked in a fierce battle, The Punch reported.
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They are campaigning relentlessly to gather enough votes for their parties to control the 24-member Assembly.
With the governorship election not taking place in the state until 2024, it has become more critical for the governor to ensure he gets majority seats in the Edo Assembly to avert an impeachment move.
Popular pastor prophesizes danger ahead of guber election, reveals how to stay safe
Meanwhile, Apostle Joshua Selman, the founder of Eternity Network International, has issued a stern warning ahead of the March 18 governorship and state assembly elections.
The Apostle claimed God showed a dangerous light to him on March 17 (Friday), the day before the election, adding that God instructed him to pray against any fear on election eve.
Apostle Selman made this known in a viral video on Tuesday, March 14.
Will 10th Senate be Tinubu's rubber stamp? Crucial prediction emerges
In another development, Adams Oshiomhole has said that President-elect Asiwaju Bola Tinubu is not expecting the 10th National Assembly to be a rubber stamp of his policies.
Instead, according to Oshiomhole, Tinubu is looking forward to working with a robust legislature that can help contribute to his administration's success.
The former Edo governor made this submission in Abuja on Tuesday, March 7, after receiving his certificate as senator-elect of Edo North Senatorial District.