Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and his Deputy Phillip Shaibu defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on the verge of the 2020 governorship election, after his erstwhile political godfather Comrade Adams Ali Oshiomhole refuse to back him for a second term. Edo people sympathized with Obaseke and they voted for him massively, despite the stiff opposition from the then APC National Chairman Comrade Adams Ali Oshiomhole, Obaseki defeated Osagie Ize-Iyamu with a wider margin.
The saying that nobody is perfect applies in various aspects of life including in politics and making political decisions. This is why it will be nice to learn from the experiences of other people so as to do thing better. Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State stunned his opponents to win a second term in office in 2020 under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
The All Progressives Congress, APC has started preparing for the 2023 presidential election which is less than two years from now. Some of its members at the ward, local government, state and federal levels are working tirelessly to ensure that the party makes a good outing during the 2023 general election.
One of the states in Southern Nigeria that has pulled up a surprise to all Nigerians and beyond is Edo State. This wasn't a fluke. It happened in the just concluded Governorship Election in 2020 where the Governor and his Deputy, Godwin Obaseki and Philip Shaibu who decamped to the PDP after being denied the APC Guber tickets won the election convincingly against thier strongest rival , Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the APC.
In every election, there must be a winner and losers. Some losers still make attempts to run for the positions in which they lost Certainly, not every politician who recontested have the opportunity to be elected into office. Let us take a look at three Influential Nigerian politicians who contested for the Governors of their states twice but lost to their opponents.
So many influential Nigerian Politicians are Ordained Pastors. In this article, I will be showing you stunning pictures of 5 Nigerian Politicians who are Pastors. 01: Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu Osagie Ize-Iyamu is a very influential Nigeria Politician and Pastor. He attended his primary and secondary school education in Benin City and was born on 21st day of June 1962.
1. Osagie Ize-Iyamu Osagie Ize-Iyamu is a Nigerian pastor and politician. He was Edo State's Governorship aspirant. He is a staunch member of the All Progressives Congress and one of the strongest politicians in Edo State. Osagie formerly served as chief of staff and secretary to the Edo state government.
The former National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole can return to power in the year 2023 if he contests and wins a political post in the upcoming general election. Adams Oshiomhole lost his position as the leader of the party some months ago when he was sacked as the National Chairman of the party.
As the 2024 Edo state governorship Elections gathers momentum, politicians within the People Democratic party (PDP) fold have started warming up to take over the mantle of leadership from the incumbent Governor Godwin Obaseki whose tenure will collapse in November 2024.Below are the Names of Top two likely Anointed Successors of Governor Godwin Obaseki 1.
OPINION:One Issue That May Cause New Clash Between Oshiomhole And Obaseki Despite Recent Peace Moves
Many Nigerians will remember the bitter clash between former National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole and Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State. Their superiority clash came to a head during the Edo State governorship election in September 2020. Then, Oshiomhole was determined to stop Obaseki from winning his second term bid.
Politics are beliefs about how a society or a country ought to be governed. People play politics in order to attain certain positions and make decisions that will affect the people who they will lead. Just like other religions, Christians are not exempted from political participation. In fact, they are often advised to actively engage in politics so that they will have a say in the running of the society.
OPINION: Oshiomhole Will Still Be Very Relevant In APC Ahead Of 2023 Following His Recent Revelation
Former National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has been somehow quiet after his removal from office in March, 2020 following some crisis that threatened the existence of the party. Image credit: Daily Post After his removal, Oshiomhole went low key but somehow hit back the limelight during the 2020 governorship election in Edo State where he played a very key role in the campaigns of the APC governorship candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu.
The people of Amagba Community have hailed Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State for the revocation of the Certificate of Occupancy of an 18-hectare land belonging to a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. They gave the applause in a statement on Sunday, signed by the community head, Joseph Iduoriyekemwen, Elder Victor Algbe, Elder O. Igblnidu, Elder Monday Iduoriyekemwen, and Elder John Eware.
Obaseki Finally Speaks On Letters From Oshiomhole And Ize-Iyamu, Reveals Two Things They Did Wrongly
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has finally spoken on the congratulatory letters written to him by former Governor Adams Oshiomhole and his major opponent in the last election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu. Oshiomhole was the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, who opposed Obaseki and made him leave the party to join the People’s Democratic, PDP, to contest the September 2020 election.
Oshiomhole Begs Obaseki After Court Victory Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and the 2019 APC governorship candidate for Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu have both appealed to the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki to be magnanimous in victory.
The incumbent governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki who is still basking in the euphoria of his Supreme Court victory over the All Progressives Congress(APC), and its candidate in the October 2020 governorship election, has alleged godfatherism has finally been defeated in the state.
The camp of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State is currently in celebration mood as Court of Appeal upheld the decision of Tribunal which earlier declared the Governor the winner of the Edo State governorship election. The Court of Appeal sitting in Benin, the Edo State capital, dismissed the petition filed by the Action Democratic Party (ADP) and Action Peoples Party (APP) for lack of merit.
Adams Aliyu Oshiomole, the former governor of Edo state and the godfather of the incumbent governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki today put his pride in his pocket when he sent a congratulatory message to Governor Obaseki of Edo state. Comrade Adams Oshiomole A five- man panel of justices of the Supreme Court had ruled on Friday, May 28, 2021 that the All Progressives Congress and one of its members Williams Edobor, failed to prove their case against the Edo state governor.
Today's Headlines: Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu Congratulate Obaseki, Apostle Suleman Releases Fresh Prophecy
Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu congratulate Obaseki FORMER Edo State governor, Mr Adams Oshiomhole and All Progressives Congress, APC, Edo State governorship candidate in the September 19, 2020 poll, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, have congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki on his recent victory at the Supreme Court. Oshiomhole in a letter to Obaseki by his media aide, Victor Oshioke, said: “Congratulations on your victory at the Supreme Court, which has effectively laid to rest all matters arising from the last election.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has rejected the congratulatory messages of his Political allies turned foes, Adams Oshiomhole and Osagie Ize-Iyamu following his victory at the supreme court. Obaseki at his victory parade. The apex court on Friday dismissed the certificate forgery suit filed against him by the All Progressive Congress (APC).