My convoy was attacked in Oshiomhole’s ward, says Obaseki

Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki, had on Thursday said his convoy was attacked at Adams Oshiomhole’s ward which is ward 10, Apana, Etsako west local government area of the state.

In a statement issued on behalf of Obaseki by his spokeman, Crusoe Osagie, said the suspected thugs behind the attack were dislodged by a combined team of security personnel and vigilante groups.

According to the statement, that the deputy governor, Philip Shaibu, alighted from his vehicle and chased the attackers.

A female police officer, who was caught recording the footage of the incident, was also said to have been attacked.

While addressing members of PDP and supporters at Apana village square, he said Oshiomhole has been trying so hard had to scuttle his re-election.

He however added, that the forthcoming poll will determine who will take charge of the levers of power in Edo politics.

“As we were coming here (Village Square in Apana), you heard what happened. They went to hire thugs and began to shoot to prevent us from coming here. On September 19, 2020, use your permanent voter card (PVC) to ‘pepper them’,” he said.

“Ward 10 is a special ward. This election is special. It will show who is in charge of politics in Edo State. For all my eight years in government, you know what I did for Comrade Oshiomhole. He said it with his mouth. I supported him to be the governor. I raised funds for him. I worked for him and Edo State for eight years without receiving a dime.”

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