It seems Gov. Oshiomole is not exactly down with everybody right now in Edo State. While he was seen here in what people assume is a fencemending mission with Chief Tony Anenih, rumour has it that he is not exactly in good terms with his deputy governor, Chief Odubu and it has to do with allegations of witchcraft and native doctors……..an allegation Chief Odubu has denied.
According to a statement by his chief press secretary via Vanguard…….
"As a devout Catholic, I will not do anything that is unbecoming of a true Christian in the name of politics. God knows that I never had any pact with any witch/native doctor to kill anyone or avenge for me and I will never condescend to that extent as long as God lives. It is against my faith.
The Bible teaches that even when the innocent suffers and mischief makers and traducers appear to triumph in their blackmail, it is for God alone to avenge. I will, by the special grace of God, continue to disappoint the dubious expectations of those who are bent on driving a wedge between me and the governor. It is my nature and character to be loyal to those who God has set over me because they are His instruments.
At times like this, blackmailers are at their best but I have decided to take solace in God who knows the hearts of men, trusting and believing as always that God will vindicate the just. I wish to reiterate that I have no rift with the governor, who I revere and deeply appreciate".