Governor Godwin Obaseki said some governors are angry with Adams Oshiomhole, the APC national chairman, due to some changes that he has introduced to the party.
Obaseki explained that Oshiomhole is trying to create a regime of change where nobody is above the law.
Some APC governors recently called for the removal of national chairman of the party Edo state governor Godwin Obaseki on Sunday, November 11, reacted to the conflict that recently brewed between Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress national chairman and some governors.
The Nation reports that Obaseki made this known in Benin City at the Church of God Mission during a thanksgiving service to mark his second year in office. He claimed that the governors were not in good terms with Oshiomhole due to some changes that he has introduced to the party.
According to him, “What Oshiomhole is doing is to institute a regime of change where nobody is above the law.”The governor who also spoke about President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration said Nigerians would soon begin to feel the impact of “the fundamental changes”.
He said: “Some of the fundamental changes started by Buhari/ Osinbajo will manifest shortly. For the first time people are now afraid to do wrong.”
Obaseki said his administration had commenced the training of 4,000 youths to boost security in the state, adding that a new security architecture would soon be unveiled. According to him,“One key element is that whatever we do must affect the people.
We are stretching our limited resources to work for the people. We will spend money to work for the people.”
A minister who spoke on the condition of anonymity on Wednesday, October 9, said they were not comfortable with his style of leadership.
The minister reportedly claimed the governors did not financially contribute to the party’s convention and were monitoring how money gotten from sale of nomination forms are being spent.
He said: “Some of the governors who are displeased with the leadership style of Oshiomhole have told President Muhammadu Buhari that Oshiomhole must give way if the APC is to record victory in the 2019 general election.
“They are insisting that Oshiomhole must go because they can’t work with him for the election next year. They refused to contribute to the APC convention and asked the party chairman to use the N10 billion he collected from the sale of nomination forms. They are also monitoring how he is spending it.”