The rift between Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki and his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole continues to worsen by the day.
The latest event is the governor’s vow to deal with Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for his alleged stubbornness.
The governor had since banned all rallies in the state, an order Oshiomhole was said to have been violating.
Speaking with 18 APC local government chairmen in the state on Wednesday, the angry governor was quoted to have said he was going to let Oshiomhole know he is the governor of Edo State and in charge.
“I am the governor of Edo State. If anyone comes to your ward or local government to do things outside what the party has agreed, I hereby authorise you to deal with that person seriously.
“We are warning the suspended national chairman. If he continues his activities in Edo State, I will show him that I am the governor of the state.
When he was the governor, he will never tolerate a fraction of the misdemeanour and misbehaviour he is undertaking today. I have declared that if Oshiomhole comes to Edo State to say he wants to disrupt the activities of the state and the party, we will deal with him the way we know how best to do it.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, Osagbovo Iyoha, has warned the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, to stay away from Edo South Senatorial District and forget any idea of holding a political rally there. He gave the warning on Tuesday in Benin,…