BREAKING: Fresh Trouble for PDP As APC Confirms Obaseki Deputy’s Defection To Party

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has revealed when the Deputy Governor of Edo State, Comrade Philip Shaibu, will join the party.

Governor Godwin Obaseki, the Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu

APC speaks on Obaseki deputy’s defection to the party. Photo credit: Governor Godwin Obaseki Source:....CONTINUE READING

APC reveals when Obaseki’s deputy will resume as a member of the ruling party

The leadership of the party disclosed that Shaibu will be welcomed with open arms into the party next week, barring unforeseen circumstances, following the rift with his Governor Godwin Obaseki, Vanguard reported.

The party’s National Working Committee (NWC), will receive him early next week, a high-ranking member of the ruling party at the centre, disclosed to the newspaper on condition of anonymity, The Guardian report added.

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The decision to pitch his tent with the APC followed his move to the Federal High Court to seek an injunction against an alleged impeachment plot against him.
Oshiomhole reacts to the rift between Obaseki and his deputy

However, a former governor of Edo State and Senator representing Edo North, Adams Oshiomhole, says public officeholders must show loyalty to their principals and not be overambitious, The Punch reported.

Oshiomhole spoke while reacting to the rift between Obaseki, and his deputy, Shaibu.

Meanwhile, Shaibu has distanced himself from the move to the APC, which he described as another lie from the pit of hell, insisting that he would sink and swim with Obaseki.
Oshiomhole speaks on Edo Deputy Gov Shaibu’s possible defection to APC, rift with Obaseki, reveals truth

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The senator representing Edo North Senatorial District, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has downplayed the speculation of the deputy governor of Edo state, Rt. Hon Philip Shaibu defecting to the All Progressives Congress (APC) and dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

On Thursday, August 10, Oshiomhole in a veiled reference to the speculation, said the APC was not a rehabilitation centre for distressed politicians.

According to him, irrespective of any political party in power he wants peace for the state adding that loyalty is expected in politics.
Edo: PDP unsettles as Obaseki speaks on impeachment plot against Deputy Shaibu

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Godwin Obaseki, the governor of Edo State, has described the lawsuit filed by his deputy, Philip Shaibu, that he was going to impeach him, as a pre-emptive move.

Obaseki said his deputy was only making the claim so that he could join another political party and still maintain his position as the deputy governor of the state.

The governor was reacting for the first time in a video on his Twitter page on Monday, August 7, to the suit filed by Shaibu to stop his alleged impeachment move by Obaseki over their alleged irreconcilable differences…..CONTINUE READING