The governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki has handed over full power to his Deputy governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu to take authority over the affairs of the state as he takes his annual leave .

This new development wdisclosed via a statement released on Friday, June 24 by the special adviser to the governor on media projects, Crusoe Osagie.

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki Hands over to His Deputy,

According to Osagie, the governor has written to the Edo house Assembly to inform them about the development.

He Said:

“The governor has proceeded on his annual leave and has transferred power to his deputy, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu. The Edo State House of Assembly has been duly informed about the development.”

This would not be the second time the governor transferred power to his Deputy during his stay in office .

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