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Godwin Obaseki Sworn In as Edo state Governor


Godwin Obaseki has been sworn-in as the new governor of Edo state, for the next four years, at the expiration of the term of office of Adams Oshiomhole.

Obaseki Inaugurated As Edo State Governor.

Mr Godwin Obaseki has been sworn-in as the new governor of Edo state, for the next four years, at the expiration of the term of office of Adams Oshiomhole.

It was a colourful event on November 12, 2016, at the Samuel Ogbemudia stadium in Benin city, the Edo state capital.

Residents, supporters of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) from the state, as well as those from other parts of the country, converged on the facility to witness the inauguration of the Governor and his Deputy, Philip Shuabu.

In the state box, other dignitaries like the outgoing governor, Adams Oshiomhole and his wife, the National Chairman of the APC, John Oyegun, some former and serving governors, were also present at the event.

Following the laid down procedures at events of such nature, the Chief Judge of Edo state, administered the oath first on the deputy Mr Shuaibu, after which Obaseki was sworn in.

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