The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has warned the Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) about godfatherism, which the occasion campaigned towards earlier than the September 19 Edo State governorship election.
The monarch said this on Tuesday, when 5 PDP governors, Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa, Nyesom Wike of Rivers, Aminu Tanbuwal of Sokoto, Seyi Makinde of Oyo and Godwin Obaseki of Edo paid him a courtesy name.
Oba Ewuare advised them to not management Obaseki, regardless of enjoying a giant function in serving to him win re-election.
He mentioned, “I wish to on this event plead with the PDP to information towards godfatherism and to not enable unscrupulous members to kill your occasion.
“I’ll inform the PDP governors to not grow to be hidden godfathers that might be controlling Governor Obaseki.
“All fingers needs to be on deck to work for Edo State and Edo individuals in every single place they might be. That is the place everyone might be proud to belong to. I mentioned the entire world is watching Edo State and I thank God and our ancestors that the election got here with none violence.”