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Deputy Governor of Edo state, Comrade Philip Shuaibu may have landed himself into.more trouble following his decision to challenge the outcome of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship election primary in the state, as there are strong indications that the Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki has perfected all arrangements with the Hon. Blessing Agbebaku-led House of Assembly to commence his Impeachment process on Wednesday.

A member of the State House of Assembly, who does not want his name in the print told our reporter that, they were summoned on Sunday by Governor Godwin Obaseki and briefed on the next step to take against his deputy for contesting against Dr. Asue Ighodalo, his anointed candidate.

As the time of filling this story, it was learnt that about 12 of the lawmakers have signed the impeachment notice.

Our reporter also gathered from the close source that the governor has already gotten across to comrade Adams Oshiomole to help lobby the APC Lawmakers in the House to support the impeachment move against Comrade Philip Shaibu since, he the deputy governor is not in good terms with the Edo North Senator.

Our reporter further learnt that since comrade Adams Oshiomole fell out with the presidency in the Edo state All Progressives Congress governorship primary, he Oshiomole is ready to do a spoiler job and throw their weight behind Godwin Obaseki and Asue Ighodalo as well as galvanized his supporters for the PDP candidate.

Commenting on the development, the source said, “My dear brother, politics is a bad game. Honestly speaking, Comrade Philip Shaibu has his right to contest, but it is let for the people to decide. But the way the governor is going about it , it is really amazing to many of us. 

“Yes, the Governor invited us on Sunday and at the meeting he told us to commence an impeachment process against his deputy for having the gods to contest against his preferred person, Dr. Asue Ighodalo.

“He also went further to tell us that he has the support of comrade Adams Oshiomole for the APC Lawmakers. You know Oshiomole has already fallen out with the presidency because of the Edo state APC Governorship primary.

“As it is today, the governor already have overwhelming numbers to carry out the impeachment process. Do you know that because of the impeachment process, the house couldn’t seat today Monday, and we will not also seat tomorrow Tuesday, just for them to perfect all arrangement.”

However efforts to get a reaction from the embattled deputy governor was unsuccessful as one of his aides said that the deputy governor has decided to refrain from commentary until Wednesday.

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