Second term: I have nothing to gain if Obaseki Does Not Run – Oshiomhole

Amidst the reports of rifts between the Edo governor and his predecessor, The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, has made clarifications on the alleged dispute with Godwin Obaseki.

Oshiomole who spoke in an interview with Channels noted that his differences with Governor Obaseki are not about monetary gains from his administration, nor about him blocking the governor’s second term bid.

from his administration, nor about him blocking the governor’s second term bid.

He added that at a meeting both politicians held with four governors, Obaseki confirmed that the APC chairman nominated only one out of over 20 commissioners into his cabinet.

The former governor noted that Obaseki later removed the commissioner he nominated along with seven others but he didn’t take any offence because he was out of government.

He, however, said the contention was all about issues relating to governance and carrying political players and leaders in the party along.

Oshiomhole also denied not wanting to support Governor Obaseki to run for a second term, saying he has nothing to gain in doing so.

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