Crusoe Osagie spokesman of Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has alleged that the previous nationwide chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole wished to make use of his successor to defraud Edo individuals.
The aide was reacting in a press release on Sunday to tweets by Oshiomhole about his remorse for supporting Obaseki in 2016.
Mr Osagie alleged that Oshiomhole’s outbursts had been expressions of frustration over the failure to attain his objective to manipulate Edo State for a 3rd time period utilizing Governor Obaseki as a proxy.
He stated: “In 2016 when Oshiomhole nominated and supported Obaseki, his hidden motive was to make use of Governor Obaseki who he thought could be a pawn in his recreation to defraud Edo individuals and enthrone himself as the last word godfather of Edo politics on the expense of the need and needs of Edo individuals.
“Nevertheless, Obaseki’s refusal to mortgage the curiosity of nearly all of Edo individuals for the satisfaction of the avarice of Oshiomhole and his handful of grasping followers is the reason for Oshiomhole’s bitterness which has led him to bury himself in pursuit of an harmless governor who’s making an attempt to do the proper factor for his individuals.
“If Oshiomhole had made any mistake in supporting Obaseki in 2016, it’s to the extent that he thought that the Governor will submit himself as a software for use to carry the collective will and finest curiosity of all Edo individuals hostage and for this Obaseki owes Oshiomhole no apologies as a result of the curiosity of Edo individuals is and can at all times be better than the curiosity of 1 man.”