‘I can drive Igbinedion out of the state,’ Oshiomhole

I will say the truth and Igbinedion can do nothing; I can drive him out of town.


Governor Adams Oshiomhole, has resolved to expose the alleged financial atrocities committed by former Edo Governor, Chief Lucky Igbinedion.

Punch Newspapers reports that Oshiomhole said “Lucky gave to his father over 200,000 hectares of land. They took the land on the grounds that they will use it for mechanised farming, I will say the truth and Igbinedion can do nothing; I can drive him out of town.”

“The angrier they are, the happier I am. With the powers vested in me as the governor, I used the powers to revoke the over 200,000 hectares of land the son gave to the father and returned it to government. That was why Igbinedion was fighting me; but I said (that) if he does not obey the law, he will go to prison. They were able to cover these things (but) Buhari is there now. So, it can never be business as usual,” Oshiomhole said.

He also said “Everybody born of a woman in this state must be subjected to the rule of law. I decree in the name of God, my creator, and in the interest of Edo people, even the ones yet unborn, I want to be remembered after my stewardship, not only for roads, for hospitals, for schools (but) much more importantly, I want to be remembered as the man who brought an end to exemptions."


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