Obaseki to appointees: Don’t take side with oppressors

Obaseki to appointees: Don’t take side with oppressors

The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki has admonished political appointees in his cabinet not to take side with oppressors and do justice to all manner of people. He disclosed this at the swearing-in of over 200 Senior Special Assistant and Special Assistant on Thursday in Benin City. He also urged them not to sabotage the

The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki has admonished political appointees in his cabinet not to take side with oppressors and do justice to all manner of people.

FILE: NATIONAL CHAIRMAN OF APC, COMRADE ADAMS OSHIOMHOLE (LEFT), A MEMBER OF EDO PEOPLES MOVEMENT (EPM) MR HENRY IDAHAGBON (MIDDLE), AND EDO STATE GOVERNOR, GODWIN OBASEKI

He disclosed this at the swearing-in of over 200 Senior Special Assistant and Special Assistant on Thursday in Benin City.

He also urged them not to sabotage the effort of his government, adding that the Edo State does not belong to a few individuals.

According to him, “Edo State cannot be restricted to just a few people…

“So, our appeal to you is to represent us well. Please, I am begging you, serve your people. Uphold justice and never take side with the oppressors.

“Once again, I charge you to uphold the ethical standard which this government, administration is proud of.

The late Brig-General Osaigbovo Ogbemudia (Rted) did not die as a multi millionaire. He is being remembered today not because of his riches, but because of his service to our people in the defunct Bendel State, now Edo and Delta States. This is the kind of culture that we are trying to introduce to the people of Edo State.

EDO STATE GOVERNOR, GODWIN OBASEKI

“So, I encourage all of you that after today, go back to your various wards and Local Government Areas of Edo State.

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“You must feel the purse of the people. Our aim is to penetrate into the grassroots and deliver deliver the dividend of good governance to our people.

“…I want to know the area of opportunities are in the area of employment, security and agriculture.

Today, we are looking for land in Edo State to cultivate thousands of hectares.

“I want you to go to your various Communities and liaise with your leaders and define the programmes and governance in this State”, he said.

Responding on behalf of the Special Assistant, Mr Ogie Ogedengbe and Mr Lucky Aigbe who spoke on behalf of the Senior Special Assistant, expressed willing to key into the giant strides of his administration, describing the 2020 Governorship election in the State as a done deal.

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