A prominent traditional ruler in Edo State has placed a curse on Edo electorate who fail to vote for Governor Adams Oshiomhole’s alleged stooge as governor in the forthcoming gubernatorial election.
The Iyase of Udo Kingdom, Patrick Igbinidu, has placed curse on his subjects who fails to vote for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Godwin Obaseki, in the September 10 governorship poll in Edo.
The monarch placed this curse yesterday when he received Obaseki and members of his campaign team at the palace, in Udo, near Benin, in Ovia South West local government area of Benin.
According to the monarch, “The ancestors of the land await those who will vote against the governorship candidate of the APC, Mr Godwin Obaseki.
“You all have seen it, this is who the Udo people should support, who said he won’t vote for him, he should wait for the ancestors. The entire Udo kingdom should vote for him and anyone who gives his votes to another person is on his own.Igbinidu said his position development strides of the incumbent Governor, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, especially as regards the dualisation of the road leading to the kingdom, Siloko road.
“You all should support him because he is the person who Oshiomhole, our benefactor, have chosen to succeed him.”
It will be recalled that the same monarch, had told the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu, that the kingdom awaits right person who will help the Oba develop the land, when he (Ize-Iyamu) visited him during a campaign rally in the area.