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Edo State Governor said yesterday that he does not care if  Godwin Obaseki his successor, betrays him.
Obaseki of APC won the gubernatorial
election in the state September and will  take over from Oshiomhole on
November 12.

Oshiomhole said there is nothing in the
oath of office to be taken Obaseki that stipulates that he shall not
betray his predecessor.
Addressing State House reporters after a meeting between the Progressive
Governors’ Forum and President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock
Presidential Villa in Abuja, Oshiomhole said he had no interest to be
The governor stated that when sworn in, his successor’s obligation and loyalty should be to the people of Edo State alone.
Here is what he said….

He said: “That is very important if you say he (Obaseki) will disappoint
me, I am not the state. I am only one out of about four million Edo
people. So, his obligation and his loyalty should be to the people of
Edo State.
“The oath of office he is going to subscribe to says that he will defend
the constitution of Nigeria, he will do everything to uplift the
quality of lives of Edo people. Nothing in his oath office will include
‘I shall not betray my predecessor’ because I have no interest to be

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