Former Edo state governor Adams Oshiomhole named performing state governor Godwin Obaseki as his brother and good friend on Saturday.
The 2 earlier political rivals met in Auchi, Edo state, on the one hundredth birthday of Mgr. Thomas Oleghe and the 18th anniversary of the canonical institution of the Diocese of Auchi.
Obaseki, who exchanged greetings with an elbow-bump together with his predecessor in accordance with COVID-19 prevention protocols, mentioned they had been each sons of Edo with the curiosity of the state at coronary heart.
Obaseki additionally mentioned he has no private grudge in opposition to the previous chairman of the All Progressives Congress, however solely rejects his political model, a press release from the governor’s workplace mentioned.
The governor mentioned, “I’ve nothing private in opposition to Oshiomhole. I’ll not like his politics, however he hasn’t executed something private in opposition to me. All of us work together with the curiosity of the nation and the event of our neighborhood in our hearts.”
Oshiomhole, a visitor on the occasion, greeted his successor and described him as “his brother and good friend”.
Oshiomhole mentioned, “As quickly because the governor speaks, the matter will finish. The governor is aware of there will not be a lot that retirees can do right here. So he mentioned the whole lot else that shall be required to finish the hostel for the Catholic College of Nursing and Obstetrics in Uzairue do his authorities. “
The governor, who was elected on the APC platform in 2016, was denied the celebration’s ticket for a second time period in 2020 resulting from inner celebration disputes.
He later joined the Individuals’s Democratic Occasion. He defeated Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the APC candidate and the anointed candidate from Oshiomhole and Bola Tinubu, within the 2020 Edo gubernatorial election.