The Edo State Governor, Godiwn Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu have been sworn-in for a second term in office.
The inauguration took place at the Tennis Court of the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City.
People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governors including Nyesom Wike of Rivers, Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta and Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State were present at the inauguration.
PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus, was also at the event with some other party officials while Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who was represented by a government official.
Obaseki had defected to the PDP from the All Progressives Congress(APC) after he was denied the ruling party’s ticket in the primary election due to intra-party disagreement.
The Governor later defeated the APC candidate in the September 19, 2020 Governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, for a second term.
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