“Fresh Plot To Impeach Me” Edo Deputy Governor Shaibu Alleges

Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, has raised an alarm over a fresh plot to impeach him following his emergence as a factional candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the governorship election scheduled for September 21st.

Shaibu, who revealed this during a media parley with journalists from Edo State in Abuja, said the impeachment move was revealed to him by his team.

The deputy Governor, who has had a running battle with his boss, Governor Godwin Obaseki, vowed to carry on with his preparations even if doing so would cause his impeachment by the state House of Assembly.

The returning officer in the PDP governorship primary and Governor of Zamfara State, Dauda Lawal, On Thursday announced Asue Ighodalo as the winner of the delegate election, while in the parallel primaries that took place at the Benin residence of the Deputy Governor, the returning officer, Bartholomew Moses, declared Shaibu the winner.

By Ivie Erhunmwunse.

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