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POLITICS PDP has won Edo election – Obaseki’s deputy, Shaibu

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Edo deputy governor, Philip Shaibu, has declared that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has won the governorship poll.

The election will be held on September 19.

Shaibu spoke on Thursday in Jattu, Etsako West Local Government Area.

He expressed joy over the large turnout of supporters at the party’s campaign rallies.

Shuabu, while addressing supporters in his Ward 11, said: “With the crowd, I see here, this election is won by PDP already.”

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He noted that the poll “is for the liberation of the people. The governor is bringing development closer to the people.”

Shaibu further urged them to remain steadfast.

“You people have been with me since when I was in the House of Assembly. Give me the same support and I will not disappoint you,” he said.

Governor Godwin Obaseki promised the people that they would not be betrayed.

“As a government, we must continue to pay salaries, pensions, and create employment. We won’t allow few people to distract us from achieving greatness,” he added.

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Nigerians Reacts as Tompolo makes first public appearance after six years amidst #EndSARS Protest

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Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo, has made his first public appearance after hiding for six years
Photos and video of Tompolo have surfaced on social media in the last few days.

Some social media users have been speaking on the timing of Tompolo’s reappearance amidst the ongoing unrest in the country.

Ex-Niger Delta militant leader, Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo, has made his first public appearance after hiding for six years.

Tompolo, who led the disbanded Movement for Emancipation of Niger Delta (MEND), went into hiding in 2015.

At the time, the former militant leader was facing trial in an alleged N45.5billIon fraud case.

Tompolo makes first public appearance after six years.

A picture of his appearance showed the former warlord and his friends dancing, worshipping, and offering Thanksgiving to Egbesu, an Ijaw god.

“Tompolo probably came out as part of their annual festivities. Make una no dey find war for where war no dey abeg.”

“Fear the name Tompolo but he’s not here to fight, do be calm but his appearance is a strong message to federal government.

“He’s the general commander of all Niger Delta militant. They need to fear him because he can cripple government under two days.”

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