Ize-Iyamu didn’t make me governor-Oshiomhole

Gov Adams Oshiomole

Gov Adams Oshiomole

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has taken a swipe at the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu for claiming that he made him the governor.

He said Ize-Iyamu did not even vote for him so he could not have made him governor.

Speaking at a rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Garrick Memorial College, Benin City on Thursday, Oshiomhole said Ize-Iyamu was in hiding from the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC on 14 April and so did not vote for him and could not have made him governor.

The governor said Ize-Iyamu is wasting his time as the people would reject him at the polls on 10 September, 2016.

According to him, “Ize-Iyamu said he made me governor in 2007. Check the records, on April 14 during my election, Ize-Iyamu was in hiding. He did not vote. How can somebody who didn’t vote claim that he made me governor? There is no village in Nigeria that I will go and spend five minutes, somebody will come out and say ‘na Comrade be dis’. We have worked for our country, we’ve made our name, we are not tied to anybody’s apron strings. We simply worked and fought for our people.

“When he begged me to make him the Director-General of my campaign, he said I should not make Pius Odubu my running mate, but I declined his request and with Odubu, we won the eighteen Local Government Areas.

“I didn’t appoint him into government because I didn’t want him to mislead me as he misled Lucky Igbinedion. That was how we were able to channel our resources in ways we have done, that today, Edo, whether you like it or not can’t be like before, it can only get better.

“On Saturday, September 10, we are …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper