As the Edo state gubernitorial election is fast approaching which made the incumbent governor of the state Godwin Obaseki to flag off is reelction campaign today by seeking the royal blessing of the Oba of Benin.
However, some of the people at the palace disgraced, booed as chants of ole "thief’ at him at the Palace of the Oba of Benin
The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, was left deflated and completely disgraced today at the Palace of the Oba of Benin after his convoy was blocked by angry residents, numbering in hundreds, who booed and disparaged the Governor as a thief.
Governor Obaseki was reportedly at the Palace for royal blessings as he flagged off his campaign as the candidate of the PDP in the Governorship election.
Upon sighting his convoy from a small distance, the people, hitherto rejoicing and making merry as is usual at the ancient Palace, immediately formed an angry mob of protesters and confronted the embattled Governor with chants of “thief” and other disgraceful epithets, demanding that he leaves the Palace and not “pollute the environment with his dishonorable self.
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