Oshiomhole: I have reconciled with my deputy

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Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State

Jethro Ibileke/Benin

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State Thursday announced that he has settled the political differences between him and his deputy, Dr. Pius Odubu.

The governor made the announcement at a reconciliation and thank you party organized for ward leaders of the All Progressives Congress.

Dr. Odubu and some of his supporters were, however, absent at the party.

P.M.NEWS recalled that the once cordial relationship between Oshiomhole and his deputy became frosty after the governor supported the Chairman of his economic team, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, to succeed him.

Oshiomhole who told the APC members to go back to the wards and reconcile with all aggrieved party members, disclosed that he would personally visit some APC members to heal the wounds.

He said the campaign message of the APC would change since, according to him, ”a more credible candidate has emerged in the PDP.”

He said: “Let us imbibe the spirit of oneness. I was excited of having the privilege to brief President Buhari of the outcome of our primaries and the Preisdent said he is proud of all you who participated in that process. This will be the first time a sitting president will hold the hand of our party candidate and present him to the people of our great state.”

“As you return to your wards, align with leaders of each of those wards to call a meeting and had time together. Remind them that they voted for the party. Convene meetings at the ward level to bring all the ward leaders together. We need to visit them and we will visit them. They worked much harder. They deserve our commendation.

“This is the time to settle small quarrels within the party. No more rumours. Help us to unite, to reconcile, to restore old friendship and old alliances. I …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper