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The All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, charged the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as well as Governors Godwin Obaseki of Edo and Nyesom Wike of Rivers to purge themselves of their age-long undemocratic habits of election rigging, vote-buying and violence.
Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, said the crisis rocking the Edo State House of Assembly exposes an alleged script by All Progressives Congress (APC) to win next month’s Edo governorship election at all cost.
The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress Adams Oshiomhole of allegedly deploying security agents to take over the Edo State House of Assembly.
The All Progressives Congress has said the governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, was responsible for numerous siege to the Edo Assembly complex.
Edo guber: Comrade Oshiomhole does not control police, Godwin Obaseki must explain Assembly tussle...
The All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Edo State, Osagie Ize-Iyamu on Thursday declared that Adams Oshiomhole, an ex-National Chairman of APC does not control the police.
Former Executive Director, Media Affairs to Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Prince John Mayaki has dismissed moves by a former Speaker of the Edo state House of Assembly, Hon. Kabiru Adjoto, to release a documentary exposing the “dark side” of Oshiomhole when he held sway as governor of the state.
Kinsmen of National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has warned him against denigrating office of the Edo State Deputy Governor, presently occupied by Hon Philip Shaibu.
Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Owan West local government have reiterated their support for the second term bid of Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Hon Philip Shaibu.
A Federal High Court in Port Harcourt on Thursday restrained the National Assembly (NASS) from interfering in the affairs of Edo State House of Assembly.
The Senate and House of Representative had threatened to take over the legislative functions of the Edo Assembly if Governor Godwin Obaseki did not issue fresh proclamation for the House to begin afresh within three weeks.
The Senate ad-hoc committee investigating the ongoing crisis at the Edo State House of Assembly has revealed it will meet with the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole.
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the failure of the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress to properly investigate issues in the Edo State House of Assembly caused the crisis to linger.
A former Commissioner for Information and Orientation in Edo State, Mr. Charles Idahosa, has warned that the All Progressives Congress risked extinction in the state if Governor Godwin Obaseki is forced out of the party.
Edo State governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has vowed that there would be no going back on the crusade against godfathers in the state.
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