By Ade Wahab
The political face off between Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki and his former boss, Mr Adams Oshiomohle, took a new turn on Tuesday morning as the State Executive Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, sacked the State Secretary, Mr Lawrence Okah.
This is just as the Committee passed a vote of confidence on the State Chairman, Mr Anslem Ojezua.
In a statement signed by the Assistant State Secretary, Mr. Ikuenobe Anthony, the party said the decision was taken after a meeting of the State Executive Committee, on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, where a vote of no confidence was passed on Okah.
“The State Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has this morning, 12th of November, 2019, passed a vote of no confidence on the State Secretary, Mr. Lawrence Okah, in accordance with Article 17 (v) of the constitution of the party.
“The effect of this is that Mr. Lawrence Okah ceases to be the State Secretary of the party henceforth.
“An appropriate replacement will be effected in due course in accordance with Article 17 (vi) of the said constitution.”
On Ojezua, the Committee said, “The State Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) this morning passed a vote of confidence on the State Chairman, Mr. Anselm Ojezua.”