Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has likened his relationship with President Muhammadu Buhari as that of a son to a father. He made this known after the virtual meeting he held with the president on Monday, July 13.
The governor revealed that he and the president engaged on development issues affecting the people of the state part of which is the case management of the coronavirus pandemic.
“My relationship with President Muhammadu Buhari is that of a father and son. I was on a zoom meeting with the President, during which we engaged on development issues affecting Edo people and Nigerians. We also discussed measures to manage the spread of COVID-19,” he wrote on Facebook with some photos of the meeting.
The governor, who is seeking reelection on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, however, did not disclose whether the politics of the day was discussed with Buhari.
With about two months to the September 19 governorship election in Edo, the political atmosphere gets turbo-charged day after day.