The outgoing governor of Edo state, Adams Oshiomhole, will today hand over power to governor-elect Godwin Obaseki. Though, the handover will be taking place today, November 11, Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, will be sworn in on Saturday, November 12, at the Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin, the state capital, by the Chief Judge (CJ), Justice Cromwell Idahosa, The Nation reports.
At the inauguration of the Edo University at Iyamho, Oshiomhole said he would hand over today. President Muhammadu Buhari has said the APC might find another appointment for Adams Oshiomhole, the outgoing governor of Edo state.
The outgoing governor said God had answered his prayers to finish well and strong.
Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has suggested that the APC might find another appointment for the outgoing governor of Edo state.
Buhari, during his during his two-day working visit to Benin City on November 7, Monday said would result to wasting Oshiomole’s energy if he was allowed to leave politics shortly after his tenure as a state governor.
Similarly, a chieftain of the APC in Delta state has recommended the outgoing of Edo state governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, to replace the party’s national chairman, John Odigie- Oyegun.
Chief Ovie Onoriode, according to Vanguard said Oshiomhole’s leadership will help the party emerge stronger from its current internal crises.