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Edo World Bank Loan: Obaseki Blast PDP

By Ben Atu
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The chairman of the state economic team and frontline governorship aspirant in Edo State Mr. Godwin Obaseki has fire back on the Chairman of the people’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State Chief Dan Orbih over his accusation of the Edo state governor comrade Adams Oshiomhole of planning to sell the $75m World Bank Loan at the black market rate.

Obaseki in a swift reaction said the claimed by the PDP chairman is a show of shame and the level of ignorant of the opposition party in the state. He appeals to the opposition party in the state to verify the educational status of Dan Orbih and review his stay in office as the chairman of the opposition party in the state.

According to Godwin Obaseki, Edo state need an intelligent and educated opposition party chairman who can criticize the state government effectively from an inform and critical point of view and not a dunce; because an educated personality will not comment on public issues that he is ignorant about. He describes PDP as a deformed political party which is too outdated to withstand this knowledge age of information technology.

The governorship hopeful who spoke through his Press Secretary Benjamin Atu has however invited the Executive and members of the People’s Democratic Party in the state on a one month project tour round some of the World Bank Loan Projects across the state with relevant document. Governor Oshiomhole has given value to every government investment on project whether its road, water, schools, electricity or erosion controls etc. Government has never compromise on standard in order have value for money. He

Express regret over the ungratefulness of the PDP who in their Nine years of reigned in the state could not pin point a specific achievement apart from ghost projects which were implemented in their pocket and family compound of their party leaders. Benjamin Atu who was the Personal Assistant to the Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate and senator representing Edo North Senator Francis Alimikhena however, enjoin the opposition party to join the rest of the world to celebrate APC and Adams Oshiomhole who has set a standard as the best governor Edo State has produced since the inception of democracy in 1999. He dares the people’s Democratic Party (PDP) to come out with their achievement during their stay in power.

While commending the National Assembly for their approval of the Loan, Godwin Obaseki said the Ignorant opposition chairman in Edo State cannot be more intelligent than the senate of the federal republic of Nigeria who in their collective wisdom approved the passage of the loan due to the record breaking score card of Edo state government in effective implementation and use of previous loans on concrete and visible project.