Disgraced Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has vowed to stop Governor Godwin Obaseki from being re-elected in the September 19, 2020 gubernatorial election.
Oshiomhole who spoke at his hometown of Iyamho in Estako West Local Government Area of the state on Sunday when he addressed party supporters during a welcome home rally described Obaseki as a snake who resorted to destruction of properties and unwarranted arrest of members to destroy the party in the state.
Oshiomhole said Obaseki “was demolishing the houses of our members while some were being jailed for trump up charges; these are the people who fought for him to become governor.
“I told those who were being persecuted to take it easy, that they shouldn’t burn the house we all laboured to build because they want to smoke out the snake. But now, the snake has been smoked out of the house.
“Few weeks earlier, the snake said APC was his house and that he was not leaving, but less than 72 hours after saying this, he left.
“If we had burnt the house because the snake was giving us problem, we will all have been homeless by now”.
Speaking further, he said, “I have come home for only one project, am not going back to Abuja until the project is completed.
“I came back home not to rest, but to work. We are political lion, we must commit ourselves to returning Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu to Osadebe Avenue.
“The man (Ize-Iyamu) that is coming is not a stranger. He campaigned for me in 2012 and I won all the 18 local government areas of Edo Edo State. He knows the roots unlike the current governor who just became governor and does not know the efforts people made to make him governor. We will kick out this MoU governor and replace him with a pastor who will sweep out the Coronavirus party by the grace of God”.
He said the campaign will be easy as Obaseki has no achievements to bank on.
“There have been no tangible development since we left government, all they have to show for almost four years are MOUs and earmark projects while we had eyemark projects.
“This was how they brought the respected Vice President to Benin to ground breaking for an industrial park that we will never see. Same also goes to that of Gelegele Port”Oshiomhole said.