Oshiomhole Urges Edo lawmakers To Avoid Political Tension

Oshiomhole Urges Edo lawmakers To Avoid Political Tension

Former governor of Edo state, Adams Oshiomole, has appealed to the 20 lawmakers in the state House of Assembly  to avoid actions capable of creating political tension in the state.

THE leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state stetd this at a meeting held at the GRA residence of the former governor.

Oshiomhole stressed the need for the APC lawmakers to ensure that they give support to the developmental strides of the governor Godwin Obaseki led administration so he can fulfil his electoral promises to the people of the state.

16 members had forcefully removed the speaker,  deputy speaker and the leader of the house.

At the meeting, the ousted Speaker of the House, Justin Okonoboh and his Deputy Elizabeth Ativie and the new leadership led by Alhaji Kabiru Adjoto and his deputy, Victor Edoror and other APC lawmakers were in attendance.

The former governor had last Tuesday rushed back to Benin from Abuja following the change of leadership in the state House of Assembly.

Upon his arrival, he met with Governor Obaseki and members of the state Executive of the party, led by its chairman, Anslem Ojezua, before meeting with the lawmakers.

Oshiomhole who expressed his disgust about the penchant of lawmakers in the state in changing its leadership stressed the need for lawmakers and their leaders to always work in harmony.

Oshiomole  therefore urged the new leadership to carry members along in their dealings.

It was learnt that the governor was said to have warned the lawmaker against actions capable of affecting the fortunes of the party in the state, commending the lawmakers for their loyalty to the party despite the change of leadership.

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