Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has condemned Tuesday’s broadcast by the All Progressives Congress (APC) nationwide chief, Bola Tinubu.
Tinubu mentioned he fought for democracy and that Obaseki shouldn’t be reelected.
The governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) will slug it out with APC’s Osagie Ize-Iyamu on Saturday.
Obaseki, by his spokesman, Crusoe Osagie, instructed Tinubu that he can’t prolong his political empire to Edo.
He vowed that the folks will finish godfatherism within the state.
“It has turn out to be apparent that the spirited combat which Edo folks have put up towards godfatherism has despatched tremors past the shores of Edo to the likes of Tinubu, who has for years sustained a stranglehold on Lagos and different states in South-Western Nigeria, therefore this determined, last-ditch effort to rescue the unproductive political instrument, now popularly known as godfatherism, with which he has feathered his nest and constructed his political empire on the expense of the folks”, Osagie mentioned in a press release.
“Tinubu is aware of clearly that come September 19, when godfatherism would have been dismantled in Edo State, the folks of Lagos could have discovered the recipe and method for eradicating the chokehold positioned on their collective destinies for many years by Tinubu, therefore the inciting tv broadcast.
“We name on all Edo folks, pals of Nigeria and all lovers of democracy to ignore all of the feedback by Tinubu, because the allegations concerning the Edo State Home of Meeting and different claims within the broadcast are fully false.”