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I Wish Obaseki, Philip Shaibu A Successful Tenure In Office – Oba of Benin

Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki

The Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II has come out to hail Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy Comrade Philip Shaibu for the inauguration to start their 2nd term in office.

This was recently revealed in a statement signed by the Secretary, Benin Traditional Council (BTC), Frank Irabor.

According to him, he wishes them a successful tenure in office and he prays for God to grant them wisdom, magnanimity, and tenacity of purpose to serve the people selflessly.

He then prayed for their tenure to be peaceful to everyone under their government.

His words, “On behalf of His Royal Highness, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, Oba of Benin, the Benin Royal family and the good people of Edo state, the Benin Traditional Council felicitates with His Excellency Godwin Obaseki, Governor of Edo State and His Excellency, Rt. Hon Comrade Philip Shaibu, Deputy Governor of Edo state on the occasion of their successful swearing-in ceremony on November 12 2020 for a second term in office.”

“Your Excellencies, while wishing you a successful tenure in office, His Royal Majesty prays to God Almighty and the royal ancestors to grant you wisdom, magnanimity and tenacity of purpose to serve the people selflessly and consolidate on the good works thus far done in our dear state.”

“May your tenure be peaceful to everyone and be a shining beacon to successive administrations yet to come”

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Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki (born 1 July, 1957 in Benin City, Nigeria) is a Nigerian politician and businessman, who is currently serving as the Executive Governor of Edo State. He was sworn in as the governor on 12 November 2016. He was the Chairman of the Edo State Economic and Strategy Team inaugurated by former Governor Adams Oshiomole in March 2009.

Born in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria, Obaseki is the third child of Late Pa Roland Obaseki and Gbinigie of Owina Street, Ogbelaka Quarters, Benin City. He attended St. Matthew’s Primary School for his primary school education and proceeded to Eghosa Grammar School, in Benin City, for secondary education.

Obaseki thereafter proceeded to the University of Ibadan, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Classics. For his mandatory one year National Youth Service, he served in Jos, Plateau State. He later left Nigeria for the United States to attend Columbia University and Pace University in New York, where he obtained an MBA in Finance and International Business.

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