The previous Commissioner for Info and Orientation in Edo State, Kasaim Afegbua, has accused the Peoples Democratic Social gathering of conceding the social gathering’s governorship ticket to the state Governor, Godwin Obaseki as a result of he controls the state sources which might be used to finance the marketing campaign.
Afegbua who’s a chieftain of the social gathering described the selection of the state Governor as a foul omen. He additional acknowledged that the social gathering grabbed the incumbent Governor’s trousers by the pocket.
The previous Commissioner acknowledged this in a press release launched on Sunday towards the backdrop of the PDP’s plot to droop him at his ward.
He mentioned, “My present place is knowledgeable by numerous components. First, it’s fallacious for a celebration to surreptitiously give up its equipment, privileges, constructions and ‘ideological’ stratosphere to a brand new entrant as if there have been no individuals within the social gathering.”
Afegbua lamented that the social gathering postponed its main to permit Governor Obaseki to take part within the electoral course of.
“If the urge was dictated by altruistic intention to characteristic Godwin Obaseki on account of sturdy and result-driven management, or efficiency, one may have understood, however anyplace I turned, the motivation was that Obaseki has state funds to fund the campaigns. Ought to that be a promoting level if really we’re serious-minded opposition?”
He additional acknowledged that three months in the past, PDP condemned the state Governor for his lacklustre management, scoring him F9 in all of the important sectors of the Edo financial system.
Recall that Obaseki joined PDP after the All Progressives Congress disqualified him from collaborating within the June 22 main election, alleging inconsistency in his certificates.