The governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki, has announced that he was being insulted by “the other party.”
After the meeting of stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP), he made the veil statement to the All Progressive Congress ( APC) on Thursday in Benin. ask
The Edo helmsman condemned the attacks on PDP supporters in front of Oba of Benin palace.
Obaseki said his administration would ensure that the perpetrators faced the law.
The governor warned his government was not weak in responding to political violence.
Obaseki noted that being a governor, he would not misuse state powers.
“I believe my powers should be used responsibly, particularly in the face of provocation, and especially what the other party did in the palace by attacking our supporters in an attempt to provoke me,” he said.
On the governorship race, Obaseki declared: “If we have an election today in the state, PDP will win by 75 per cent. PDP has always won every national election in Edo.”
The APC had alleged that Nyesom Wike, the governor of Obaseki and Rivers, had been behind the incident at the palace. question
APC said property destruction was a peek into the PDP ‘s attempt to unleash or die plot.