In a candid revelation, the Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, has expressed a sense of betrayal by his boss, Governor Godwin Obaseki, regarding the upcoming 2024 governorship election.
The revelation came during an interview on Arise TV on Wednesday morning, where Shaibu openly shared his disappointment over Governor Obaseki’s decision not to support his bid for the governorship.
Shaibu, who originally joined Obaseki’s government as a deputy, asserted that he played a crucial role in advancing the administration both politically and financially. The unexpected withdrawal of support has left the deputy governor disheartened and prompted him to speak out about his feelings of betrayal.
Details regarding the circumstances and factors leading to Governor Obaseki’s decision are yet to be fully disclosed. The development adds a new dimension to the political landscape in Edo State, and further details on this matter are expected to emerge in the coming days.