GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of
Edo State has called on Nigerians to
stop advocating for disintegration,
noting that every ethnic group is
relevant to the country.
Obaseki made this call at St.
Patrick Catholic Church, Nigeria
Army 4th Brigade Garrison, in
Ikpoba Hill area of Benin City,
yesterday, where he fellowshipped
with men of the Nigerian Army.
While the governor also asserted
that Nigeria would not break up,
he admonished people involved
in inciting speeches to stop the
campaign for disintegration,
emphasising that this could be
detrimental to the future of the
He therefore called on the church
to pray for the continued unity of the
country, explaining that he decided
to worship with the church because
its premises housed equipment of
contractors handling the ongoing
rehabilitation of Lucky Way road.
Governor Obaseki continued that
his administration was redefining
political office as a service to the
electorates, and residents in the area,
most of whom had served or still
served in the military, deserve better
Meanwhile, Rev. Father Richard
Bwami commended the governor
for paying attention to the road,
which had fallen into disrepair,
describing the governor as an action
leader, whose performances are
seen all over the state.
Governor Obaseki, however,
volunteered to join the harvest
committee of the church with an
assurance of assisting them to raise
money for completion of their
building project.

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