Adams Oshiomhole and Godwin Obaseki

The Edo State Council of Traditional Rulers has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the ongoing crisis between the Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole.

The Chairman of the council, Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’ Edo, Ewuare II, made the appeal when the monarchs met with the President at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Wednesday.

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The Oba while speaking said: “Mr. President, we as traditional rulers in Edo State are concerned about the crisis between Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress National Chairman; and his Excellency, Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, and Edo State House of Assembly.

“If this crisis is not resolved now with immediate effect, it may jeopardise the progress of the state.

“On behalf of the good people of Edo State, we kindly appeal to Mr. President to use your good offices to intervene and stop this crisis.’’