• Tony Igele

First Osho's Bus, Next Obaseki's Mechanics: What's new?

Edo state Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has offered to engage female mechanics for the maintenance of government vehicles, it emerged yesterday.

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State Monday expressed his resolve to engage female mechanics for the maintenance of government vehicles.

He said as part of his administration’s strategic plans for competitive advantage, female drivers and mechanics would be encouraged to study at the Benin Technical College after a complete retooling and rehabilitation of the area.

Obaseki stated this during the graduation ceremony of 25 female mechanics in Benin the state capital.

He said: “I want to throw an offer to you today – in Government House, we have a workshop. We would like you to come and take a look at it and also see if you can take over maintenance of the vehicles in Government House”.

The Governor said the state government would partner with the Lady Mechanic Initiative, a non-governmental organisation, to promote youth employment in line with his electioneering campaign promises.

By Tony Igele.


Edo Government must find a way of establishing communication with the Edo diaspora. There must be more brilliant ideas out there. Edo diaspora-please reach out to your Govt.

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