Tinubu urges voters to reject Obaseki


Emmanuel Oladesu, Deputy Editor

 

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has urged voters to reject Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki at the polls on Saturday.

He described him as a dictator who undermined democracy in Edo State by preventing the swearing in of 14 members of the House of Assembly.

Tinubu said the electorate should reject Obaseki’s bid for second term the way he rejected the 14 legislators.

“Like he rejected the 14 members of the House of Assembly, reject him at the polls,” he said in a television interview.

The former Lagos governor urged voters to shun violence and maintain peace during the exercise.

Recalling that Obaseki rejected entreaties by the National Assembly and the Federal Attorney-General to allow the lawmakers take their seats, he said anyone who could stifle democratic growth does not deserve the “democratic ballot paper.”

Tinubu said it was lamentable that Obaseki vandalised the House of Assembly by removing…



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