Oshiomhole rejects Obaseki’s cows, rice gifts


By Precious Igbonwelundu

Edo State government on Wednesday said the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole rejected its Christmas gifts.

Special Adviser to Governor Godwin Obaseki on Media and Communications, Crusoe Osagie, said in a statement that Oshiomhole’s mother refused to accept the conventional Christmas presents for former governors.

He said messengers from the Government House were dispatched to deliver the gifts on Christmas eve but were turned back.

“The messengers said they met the mother of the former governor who rejected the items, stating that her son would not accept the gifts.

“The gift items include four cows and ten bags of rice,” the statement reads.

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Osagie said the Christmas gifts distribution was an annual ritual by the state government which serves as an expression of love.

According to him, it was designed to further strengthen the ties…



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