Omo N’Oba N’ Edo, You Akpolokpolo, Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has called on the first Executive Governor of Edo State and former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, to intervene in the lingering crisis rocking the ruling party in the state chapter of the party and in particular, the Edo State Assembly.
The respected monarch made the call to Chief Oyegun who visited his palace to inform him of his 80th birthday anniversary which comes up on August 12, 2019.
A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Oba Ewuare II, Desmond Agbama, said the former Super ‘PermSec’ solicited for prayers for a successful celebration.
“Oba Ewuare congratulated Chief Odigie-Oyegun on the attainment of 80 years and wished him many more years of fruitful celebration,” The statement said.
He added that the Oba urged Oyegun “to use his knowledge and wealth of experience to douse the lingering crisis in the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, urging all concerned to play it cool.”
The 80th birthday celebration of octogenarian has been planed to to be a state affair.
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