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Obaseki To Ex-Governor: Edo State Money Is For Development, Not For Individuals



9845812_godwinobaseki_jpegdb6eeee7a8e4591fda4ad239cad7b64f-1 Obaseki To Ex-Governor: Edo State Money Is For Development, Not For Individuals

GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has stated leaders should be prudent and disciplined in the best way they deal with state treasury whereas in workplace.

In accordance with Obaseki, leaders who’ve been saddled with the accountability of management, particularly on the state stage will need to have it in thoughts that the cash at his disposal should be used for the event of the state and never for private aggrandizement.

Talking with journalists in Abuja when he paid a condolence go to to the house of a former army governor of defunct Bendel State, Vice Admiral Husaini Abdullahi (retd) over his loss of life, Obaseki described the late Milad as a frontrunner who was disciplined and understood the truth that the cash he had entry to whereas he was in cost was for the state and never for people.

Obaseki stated, “This go to is a solemn occasion. We got here right here to pay homage to an amazing Nigerian statesman. These are individuals who served this nation who meant nicely for this nation. They’d all of the alternatives to make all the cash. After they served it was not the spirit to accumulate for themselves in any other case he would have purchased the entire streets of the state.

“However these have been individuals who understood what public service meant, individuals who sacrificed for this nation. Individuals who had entry to state treasury however that they had a self-discipline that cash for the state was meant to develop the folks and never people.

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“He must be emulated and that’s why I had taken outing to come back and pay homage to him and commiserate with the household and to say that we’re happy with their father and the work he did and to advise and encourage them to maintain his legacies.

“He was governor through the turbulent instances in Nigeria. Though he was a army governor, he was in a position to win the guts and soul of Bendelites at the moment. He sustained among the insurance policies he met on floor. Should you come to Edo in the present day, there are such a lot of buildings and infrastructure he commissioned whereas he was governor.

By way of bodily setting and governance, he contributed immensely to the event of the previous Bendel State. “Positively, we’re going to identify a monument after him. I’m already consulting with my colleague in Delta and once we make the choice, we’ll let .”

Supply: Vanguard

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