The polity in direction of the 2020 gubernatorial ballot in Edo state is little doubt heating up because the duo of Umar Ganduje, chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) marketing campaign council for Edo governorship and Nyesom Wike, Rivers governor and chairman of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) marketing campaign for Edo governorship election have been buying and selling phrases in the previous few days.
Wike, who spoke on Tuesday whereas addressing newsmen mentioned Ganduje, a sitting Kano state governor, wouldn’t have the ability to affect Edo state election together with his ‘greenback.’
He added that folks of the state would take his ‘greenback’ and nonetheless comply with their conscience.
In 2018, movies of Ganduje pocketing a stash of dollars he allegedly obtained as a bribe from a contractor went viral.
He mentioned, “Yesterday, I used to be instructed and right this moment I learn on the pages of newspapers that one Governor Ganduje mentioned that he’s going to isolate me till the election is over,” the governor mentioned.
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“If Nigeria is meant to be a rustic, who is meant to be remoted? A person who pockets dollars in ‘babanriga’ from contractors shouldn’t be remoted and also you say that I must be remoted. On this nation, the place are we heading to?
“Let me inform you why they [APC] made Ganduje the chairman of the marketing campaign council – it’s due to the dollars they noticed.
“What he doesn’t perceive is that we’re from the Niger Delta; we will chop his greenback and we are going to chop him to a coma. So, Ganduje, your greenback is not going to work in Edo State, we’ve integrity in our celebration.”