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Edo monarchs meets Buhari over Obaseki, Oshiomhole feud

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Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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Edo State Council of Traditional Rulers and Chiefs on Wednesday met President Muhammadu Buhari behind closed doors at Presidential Villa, Abuja over the lingering crisis between the state governor, Godwin Obaseki and the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole.

The Chairman of the Council and Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’ Edo, Ewuare II, spoke with newsmen shortly after the meeting, said they were at the State House to seek Mr Buhari’s intervention in the crisis.

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He said: “Mr. President, we as traditional rulers in Edo State, are concerned about the crisis between Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress National Chairman and his Excellency, Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, and Edo State House of Assembly.

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“If this crisis is not resolved now with immediate effect it may jeopardize the progress of the state.

“On behalf of the good people of Edo State, we kindly appeal to Mr. President to use your good offices to intervene and stop this crisis,” he added.

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