Edo 2020: Obaseki Is Not A Democrat, Vote Him Out – Tinubu Begs Edo Voters
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The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu has called on voters in Edo to reject Governor Godwin Obaseki and Peoples Democratic said Obaseki is not a democrat and should be voted out in the Saturday governorship poll.
Obaseki dumped the APC for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after losing the governorship ticket to Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.
In the broadcast aired on Tuesday, Tinubu said Obaseki did not partake in the struggle for Nigeria’s democracy.
“I want to appeal as a committed democrat and a leader of all democrats to our conscience and commitment to democracy, on the forthcoming election in Edo state, to reject Godwin Obaseki,” he said.
I have suffered with many others to bring about this democratic regime, that today, we are enjoying in the country.
Then, Godwin Obaseki didn’t participate in any aspect of the struggle to enshrine democracy in the country.
Therefore, he could not understand the value and the pains associated with this democratic struggle.”
He accused Obaseki of going against the ideals of democracy by “preventing” some state lawmakers from being sworn in when the house of assembly was in crisis.
“He demonstrated the act of dictatorship, lack of respect for rule of law, lack of respect for you the people of Edo.