Traditional rulers from the three Senatorial areas of Edo State today asked President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the ongoing crisis between the state governor, Godwin Obaseki and the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole.
The call was made during a closed door meeting with President Buhari at the Aso Rock, Presidential Villa in Abuja.
Chairman of the Council and Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’ Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, made the request on behalf of the council members.
Oba Ewuare II said: “Mr. President, we as traditional rulers in Edo State, are concerned about the crisis between Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress National Chairman and his Excellency, Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, and Edo State House of Assembly.
“If this crisis is not resolved now with immediate effect it may jeopardize the progress of the state.
“On behalf of the good people of Edo State, we kindly appeal to Mr. President to use your good offices to intervene and stop this crisis,” he added.