Edo State Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu has emphatically stated his commitment to triumph over the candidate endorsed by Governor Godwin Obaseki. Shaibu’s confident proclamation stems from what he asserts as resounding support from the people of the state.
Speaking during a televised appearance on a Monday evening program on TVC, Shaibu left no room for ambiguity as he asserted his determination to secure victory in the upcoming political battle. The deputy governor underscored the depth of his connection with the electorate, highlighting it as a potent force that will propel him to success against Obaseki’s preferred candidate.
Shaibu said: “Definitely, I’ll defeat the so-called candidate of the governor, not because I have the power, but because Edo people want their own and I am their own. Edo people do not want importation; they want their own.
“The problem I have with the governor is that he has allowed certain individuals that have interest in governance to come between us.
“He is managing in his own style and the way he feels he can manage it. I am also managing it the way I feel I can manage it.
“When I said I was pressed, but not dis