Gubernatorial aspirant and Deputy Governor of Edo State, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has strongly denied allegations of betrayal against Governor Obaseki and clarified that his unwavering support for the governor has come at a political cost. Responding to accusations during an appearance on Arise TV’s program “The Morning Show,” Shaibu addressed the claims of ineligibility based on his origin from the same place as Oshiomhole, dismissing it as a tactic to divert attention from actual election issues. He emphasized the people’s preference for an accessible and action-oriented candidate, highlighting his close connection with them. Shaibu also refuted betrayal allegations against Comrade Oshiomhole, stating that their disagreements were part of their agreement to combat godfatherism in Edo State. He expressed feeling betrayed by recent actions taken against him by the governor, estimating a loss of political capital in Edo North due to his support for Obaseki. Shaibu outlined plans for infrastructural advancement, economic growth, and job creation, emphasizing his commitment to ethical governance. Despite funding challenges for his campaign, he expressed confidence in gaining momentum and delivering positive change as desired by the electorate.
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