In a definition of true politicking, it is without a doubt that Obaseki is definitely the man of the moment still basking in the euphoria of his recent victory.
Obaseki and his deputy have been hosted by Buhari in Aso Rock Villa, for a victory well deserved.
However, in reaction to his rival Pastor Ize-Iyanmu who in a video message congratulated him but urged him to come back to APC as he was already a leader in the party.
All of that must have fallen on a deaf ear as Obaseki already moved on and with his silence, it clearly tells that he is not going back to APC but to remain with the party that gave him the deserving support to clinch his second-term victory.
Meanwhile, the two times Governor, As part of a commitment by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration to ensure the wellbeing of workers, the state government has paid September salaries and pension to workers and retirees.
In a statement, Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr Crusoe Osagie, said the payment is in line with the governor’s standing order on prompt payment of salary and pension obligations to workers.
He said, “Following the standing order of Governor Godwin Obaseki for early payment of pension and salaries of workers in the state, all civil and public servants have been paid their salaries between yesterday, September 24, 2020, and today, September 25, 2020.
Osagie said that the Governor Obaseki-led administration will sustain a commitment to workers in the state, adding: “With the renewed mandate given to the governor by Edo people for another four years in office, the governor will consolidate on several reforms being carried out in the Edo State civil service in the last four years, including world-class training for the workers, revamp of their work environment, timely payment of salary and the migration of work culture from analogue to a digital platform for efficiency.”