- The President doesn’t have to be everywhere.
- Let them go and talk to the party Garba Shehu.
The Presidency has reacted to the raging political dispute between the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress 9APC), Adams Oshiomhole, and Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki.
iDONSABI reports that some thugs had attack Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, Obaseki and Pro-Chancellor of Edo University, Iyamho, Prof. T.O.K. Audu while on their way to Oshiomhole’s house with Obaseki on Saturday.
Oshiomhole had blamed the Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, for the attack, the latter denied involvement in the attack.
Before Saturday’s attacks, there was violence in Ivbaro, in the Owan East Local government area of Edo State as an armed group alleged to be from the state government attacked the meeting of the Edo Peoples Movement, holding in the residence of an APC chieftain, Ibrahim Bawa, leaving several people injured and property worth millions of naira were also destroyed.
Reacting to the attacks on Sunday, the Senior Special Adviser to the president o Media on Publicity, Garba Shehu simply said, “Let them go and talk to the party.”
While also declining further comments on whether it was necessary for President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the crisis, he said his principal can’t be everywhere.
A Presidency source also added Buhari would not be personally involved in everything as there were organs saddled with responsibilities for performing certain duties.
“The President doesn’t have to be everywhere; he is not like some others; Buhari is different, “ the source said.