The Special Adviser to Edo State governor on Media Projects, Mr Crusoe Osagie says the recent resignation of three members of Peoples Democratic party (PDP) in the State as an attempt to recite a familiar version of history.

Recall that Senator Matthew Urhoghide, failed to secure return ticket of PDP to the Senate in 2023 general elections, Kenneth Imasuangbon, former governorship aspirant and Mr Adaze Andrew Emwanta, former Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, recently resigned their membership from PDP shortly after President Bola Tinubu was sworn into office.

Speaking on African Independent. Television (AIT) Democracy Today programme tagged, “PDP and Defection: Edo governorship, Mr Osagie, said the cross carpeting, is not strange, noting that their decisions were not for the sake of their people, but for their own personal gains.

The Special Adviser to Edo State governor on Media Projects, said, “Urhoghide did two tenure at the Senate. I do not think that he does not have has too much to show for the time he spent in Senate where he spent eight years.

“These individuals — (Urhoghide, Imasuangbon and Emwanra) did not leave the party (PDP) because of their people, but for their own personal satisfaction. And that is one of the issues that the Governor consistently have with them.

“The Governor always take decisions that will serve all the people instead of few people.
“If they do not want to align with the populace or people centred style”, Mr Osagie said.

He lambasted the former Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Adaze Andrew Emwanta for criticising governor Obaseki’s style of governance.

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The governor’s aide described Emwanta as an opportunist that should not be taking seriously having destroyed the goodwill when he failed to meet his projected expectation in office to become a millionaire.

“At a time, he sang the praises of Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. He (Emwanta) ran away from him when he saw that his nest was not been feathered his nest there and ran to the Governor.

“Why didn’t he out up his resignation before the State Executive Council was dissolved if he (Emwanta) was a man of reputation?”, Mr Osagie queried.

Senator Ughoghide, represented Edo South Senatorial district between 2015 and 2023.

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