Gov. Obaseki Calls on Opponent to Shun Political Differences, Says He is Open to work with Everyone

Governor Godwin Obaseki, has called on his main opponent at the just concluded gubernatorial election in Edo state, Pastor Osagie Ize -Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress and the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole shield their differences aside and join him to work for the betterment of the state.

Obaseki stated this during a speech on Tuesday after the Independent National Electoral Commission issued him and his deputy , Phillip Shaibu, certificates of return in Binin City.

He said that he has no malice with anyone the only thing we disagreed on is in the approach in moving Edo forward .”

“To our friends and our brothers on the other side of the divide , we are one family in the pursuit to provide services and public good for our citizens.

“ Our citizens have decided that as for now , they trust us more to provide them leadership . It does not mean that they do not have a role to play. It does not mean that they are not part of a family.

“ I’ m using this opportunity to extend the hand of fellowship to my brother , Pastor Osagie Ize -Iyamu, and his other colleagues in the All Progressives Congress to join us and work with us so that we can move Edo forward.

“On a specific note, I want to use this occasion to call on the former chairman of the APC , Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, that the fight is over and he should come and join in building the house where he was part of laying the foundation.

“We have no malice, the only thing we disagreed on is in the approach in moving Edo forward .”

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