In a bid to relax all stress as well as to make certain relaxed ballot workout in the honest governorship political election in Edo State, both political stars as well as challengers in the state, Governor Godwin Obaseki as well as Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu on Wednesday, September 2 embraced each various other for the extremely first time in numerous months.
Prior to the tranquility call conference at the royal residence of Oba of Benin the other day, the state has actually been welcomed with anxiety as a result of risks from the All Progressives Congress, APC, as well as the ruling party in Edo State, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Our Media comprehends.
However, both leading political celebrations in the state were on Wednesday mobilized by the Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, to end the pattern of physical violence in Edo, with the collection of strikes as well as counter-attacks throughout project rallies. Our Media comprehends that the tranquility conference was experienced by numerous leaders of the PDP as well as the APC in Edo at the Oba of Benin royal residence.
The prompt past Governor of the State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, his precursor, John Oyegun, the PDP prospect, Obaseki, the APC flagbearer, Ize-Iyamu, as well as the State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, to name a few political stars, were all present at the tranquility conference.
It was reported that Obaseki as well as Ize-Iyamu paid tribute to the queen after all the participants present had their seat. The Oba of Benin advised the political stars in the State to sheath their swords as well as required their guarantee of tranquility before, throughout, as well as after the political election honest political election.
Ewuare II advised the challengers to imitate previous Nigerian President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan that yielded defeat to President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 basic political elections also before the outcomes were revealed.
“To me, they (the political actors in Edo) are all one family, and what cannot be resolved when you are all family?” said Oba of Benin
He added, “Family can quarrel but there must be a resolution. Today, that is what I want us to achieve; there must be a resolution,” the queen mentioned.”
Responding to the queen’s demand, Obaseki as well as Ize-Iyamu guaranteed His Royal Majesty that they would certainly make tranquility their countersign going forward.
“I want to assure you, Your Majesty, that in my role as the Chief Security Officer of the state, I am doing all I can, all within my possible best to maintain peace and safety in Edo State,” said Obaseki
On his component, Ize-Iyamu said, “Every campaign we do henceforth, we are going to spend some time to also talk to all of them (party supporters) about the need to keep to the peace, no matter what provocation they might talk about.”
Meanwhile, Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has issued a stern warning to the opposition party in the state against defamation of character, Our Media reports.