EDO GUBER: OGHIADOHME IN TOUGH BATTLE TO DELIVER PDP IN FUGAR
BY SIMON EBEGBULEM
THE Chief of Staff to the President, Chief Mike Oghiadomhe has relocated from Abuja to his Fugar country home to mobilize support for the PDP candidate in this weekend's election.
Arguably the most powerful official around the president, Oghiadomhe's project is, however, said to be laced with very serious challenges.
Since his relocation to Abuja after his stint as Deputy Governor in the Lucky Igbinedion administration, Oghiadomhe has had mixed political fortunes at home. While he has soared as a power broker in Abuja, his capacity to influence the political direction of his people has been seriously limited. It has been especially difficult since the advent of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole in 2008.
Oghiadomhe's political horizon at home was especially clouded by the long standing political rivalry at home between PDP leaders, notably the face off between Chief Tony Anenih and erstwhile Chief of General Staff, Admiral Mike Akhigbe.
Oghiadomhe , it was learnt, is now determined to show his strength at home.
However, his efforts observers note, would be no easy task given the strong support for Oshiomhole by associates of Akhigbe who incidentally is from the same Fugar as Oghiadomhe.
It would be recalled that Akghibe as Chief of General Staff helped to influence the provision of modern infrastructure in the area.
Akhigbe who had persistently criticized the politics of Anenih, it was learnt would not in any way be helping him in the ongoing assault from the Oshiomhole forces.