The Edo state governor has dared those he described as “Abuja politicians” to hijack the state if they can. It was reported that the governor while speaking on Thursday, July 11, at a rally held to show solidarity for his administration, said that those whose intent were on splitting the state House of Assembly could not stop him.
It was gathered that a rift between him and Adams Oshiomhole had split the Assembly into two.
Addressing his supporters on Thursday, the governor made reference to some “Abuja politicians” who were already heating up the polity in the state were trying to pull him out
He said: “You know what is happening. I want to assure you that what has been happening in Edo state for the past several months will not distract us. We will continue to be focused.
“I did not change cars; I did not buy an official car for myself until after 18 months because we did not have the money and the little money I had, I felt should be used for the people and not the governor.
“INEC has not announced time-table for Edo election, they have only come out with timetable for Kogi and Bayelsa and even in those states, they (politicians) have not started heating up the polity as much as they are doing in Edo.
“We have no fear at all, we are resolved that we will continue to do what is best for our state and country. We have no doubt that we are on the right path; we know that God is with us, we know that people are with us. So, if all these people are with us, who can stop us? Anybody that can stop us should come, we dare you.”