Gov Obaseki sworn in, vows to create 200,000 jobs, complete Oshiomhole’s projects


The new Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has vowed to fulfill his electioneering campaign promises including completing all Comrade Adams Oshiomhole’s projects and creating 200,000 jobs in the state within the next four years.
The governor stated this on Saturday shortly after taking oath of office administered by the Chief Judge of Edo state, Justice Cromwell Idahosa at the Dr Samuel Ogbemudia stadium Benin City.
Obaseki who extolled the achievements of former Governor Adams Oshiomhole added that; “I’m honored to be succeeding a true friend and I will always uphold your trust. I will resolve to build on your legacy.”
Governor Obaseki further promised to attract industries and give assistance to small scale businesses in order for them to produce goods and services for the people of the state.
“Edo state belongs to all of us no matter our political parties. Let’s integrate our ideas with diligence and focus on investing on preventive medicine as it is better to prevent than cure,” the new governor said.
On Education, he disclosed: “We will strive to improve the quality of our schools by introducing ICT and broadband into our schools.”
On infrastructure, Obaseki promised to continue to consolidate on the infrastructural development which Comrade Oshiomhole started, saying; “We will focus on completing all on-going projects.”
The governor’s inauguration ceremony was attended by several APC governors, chieftains, captains of industries, amongst others.


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