The Edo State Government has moved the deputy governor’s office to a separate structure from the main government complex.
Because of tensions between Governor Godwin Obaseki and his Deputy Philip Shaibu, this event occurred.
The new location of the office has been revealed to be at no. 7, Dennis Osadebey Avenue, not far from the presidential palace.
Former governor Senator Adams Oshiomhole established the state Public Procurement Office on December 16, 2014, which has now been repurposed as the new office of the deputy governor.
According to Infostride News, Obaseki’s conflict with his deputy has recently taken an unexpected turn.
According to Infostride News, Shaibu staged a walkout from a government-sponsored event after his staff members were ejected.
This happened less than 24 hours after Shaibu had been sent away from Obaseki by a Department of State Services (DSS) agent.
The incident occurred at a church service honouring Edo State’s 32nd anniversary of statehood.
In addition, the governor has terminated the Deputy Governor’s Office’s media team.
Obaseki told Shaibu to start getting the Ministry of Communication and Orientation involved in getting media attention for events.
The deputy governor is now fighting against Obaseki for the position of governor.
Shaibu, a resident of Edo North Senatorial District, hopes to unseat Obaseki, a native of Benin who represents Edo South. But Obaseki is apparently trying to get a replacement elected from the Edo Central senatorial district, namely the Esanland region.
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