Philip Shaibu, Edo State Deputy Governor said Adams Oshiomhole was instrumental to the Supreme Court victory of Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State and alleged he was ready to do the same to upturn the popular victory of Obaseki in Edo State.
Shaibu, gave the notice during an empowerment programme for Afemai Youths in Ogbona and Jattu respectively at the weekend, reaffirmed confidence in the judiciary and the President Muhammadu Buhari , to protect the nation’s democracy and the collective will of Edo people.
The Deputy governor urged the state former governor, Adams Oshiomhole to have a rethink of the plan to overturn the victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki at the September 2020 governorship election through the judiciary.
His words: “The Nigeria Judiciary is known to be among the best in the world, therefore, Oshiomhole’s utterance is a mere crying of a beaten baby and he must be made aware that Edo is not Imo State.
“Now that he has vowed to test the collective will of the good people of Edo State by attempting to subvert their will through a questionable judicial arrangement, he will obviously not to be tolerated by the managers of our judiciary.
“The victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki is a victory for Nigeria’s democracy and it was the first election in Nigeria where all political parties came together to vote for one candidate for the overall development of the state.”