Edo state APC governorship candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, denies pouring acid on a student during his undergraduate days in UNIBEN

183


Edo state APC governorship candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, denies pouring acid on a student during his undergraduate days in UNIBEN

Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo state governorship election, has denied the allegation he bathed a student with acid as an undergraduate at the University of Benin.

 

Back in 2016 during the state governorship election, former governor of the state, Adams Oshiomole, had alleged that Ize-Iyamu, who was the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in that election, poured acid on a student. Oshiomole of the APC was campaigning for Godwin Obaseki when he made the statement. Oshiomole berated Ize-Iyamu and gave the state residents reasons why he is unfit to be elected as governor.

 

Oshiomhole and Obaseki began having problems with each other and subsequently fell apart, forcing Obaseki’s defection to the PDP in 2020.

 

Ize-Iyamu who was in PDP, is now a member of APC and Oshiomole’s anointed candidate for the state governorship election scheduled for September 19 2020. As the election draws closer, some politicians have…



Source: Linda Ikeji