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Obaseki Won’t Go Back On His Promises For Edo Residents – Hon. Ikponmwosa Ray

Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki

Senior Special Assistant to Governor Obaseki, Hon. Ikponmwosa Ray Odeh has come out to hail the people of Edo State for their conflict-free conduct during the just concluded elections in the state.

Hon. Ikponmwosa Ray Odehhas recently hailed Governor Obaseki for his massive victory after the polls as well.

According to him, Obaseki will not go back on his promises as he has their best interests at heart and the next 4 years will prove his commitment to good governance and development for the state in all areas.

He added that Obaseki has shown his loyalty to the people the same way they have trusted him to lead them well.

His words, “The people of Edo State have voted and they have made their voices clear. Now, the baton has been passed to Governor Obaseki to continue the race and you can rest assured that he will race until the finish,”

“He has shown his loyalty to the people and as they have trusted him to lead them on, he will not betray their trust. Obaseki is a man of words and action and he will maintain that reputation.”

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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.

Obaseki is married to Betsy Bene Obaseki, a financial expert. She holds BSc. and MSc. in Accounting from the University of Lagos, and an alumnus of the Kellog’s School of Business Executive Management Programme, USA. He is an avid golfer.

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