The Nationwide Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and former Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, on Christmas eve, rejected items from the Edo State Authorities below Governor Godwin Obaseki.
It was gathered that messengers from the State authorities have been dispatched to ship the traditional Christmas presents reserved for former Governors of Edo State, to Comrade Oshiomhole, however have been turned again.
The messengers stated that they met the mom of the previous Governor, who rejected the gadgets, stating that, her son wouldn’t settle for the items.
The reward gadgets meant for Comrade Oshiomhole included 4 cows and ten baggage of rice.
The distribution of Christmas items is an annual ritual by the State Authorities, which serves as an expression of affection, additional strengthening the ties between the federal government and the individuals.
The items are distributed to authorities functionaries, political appointees, heads of Safety Businesses, Conventional Rulers, Non secular Leaders, Heads of Establishments of upper studying, amongst different distinguished individuals in society.
The State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and Comrade Oshiomhole have been locked in a political tussle over the Governor’s coverage decisions, targeted on prioritising the peoples’ welfare, as in opposition to pressures by a handful of Politicians to share the State’s assets.
The Governor had set the political rift apart to carry out the ritual of sending the items to Comrade Oshiomhole, nonetheless.