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Gov Umahi: Nobody Can Unseat Obaseki

Relief seems to have come the way of the embattled governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki as his Ebonyi state counterpart David Umahi Has assured him of his support.

Despite Obaseki being a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Umahi a governor on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has added his voice in support of Obaseki, saying that nobody can unseat the governor.

The governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi
The governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi

Governor Umahi stated this when he received Obaseki’s wife in Abakaliki, Ebonyi capital, on Friday.

Obaseki’s wife visited Umahi alongside first ladies of some southern states who were in Ebonyi for the Southern Nigeria Governors’ Wives’ Forum quarterly meeting.

“Power belongs to God and no matter what anybody will dot is God that has the final say and I can assure you Ma, you know as an apostle of the almighty God I also prophesy. And because of the good work, your husband is doing for the people of Edo State no man can unseat him,” he said.

“I made this statement so that the glory of God will become larger. It happened here in Ebonyi. I have a testimony of what God can do. Even in our NEC meeting, when Obaseki speaks, you see economics.

“You see a man that came from a private sector background. And so, we can’t wish that away. So, congratulations to you in advance and to all of us. You know the governors; we have so many elections. First is the primary, the second one is the poll, then the third one is the tribunal. Then another one is the appeal and then the election of the elections is the supreme court.

“So, it is not an easy thing and if the hand of God is not upon you, you can’t scale through all these hurdles. And so, it is God who has brought all of us to leadership and I say double congratulations to all of us

Obaseki is in a leadership tussle with his predecessor and national chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, with analysts and political pundits speculating that Obaseki is set to defect to the PDP.