By Sylvanus Okpe
The Benin catholic diocese was thrown into an uproar as the Archbishop of the Archdiocese, Augustine Akubeze, called on the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and Governor Godwin Obaseki to settle their disagreement in the interest of the state.
Bishop Akubeze commended Obaseki for his strict adherence to the rule of law which saw hin opting for the judiciary to pursue his rights.
Akubeze who spoke at the 80th birthday thanksgiving mass for the immediate past National Chairman of the APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun commented on the feud between Oshiomhole and Obaseki and the crisis in the Edo State House of Assembly. This triggered applaud and murmuring from the congregation.
The Catholic Bishop stated that Governor Obaseki has continued with the works of his predecessor.
He described Obaseki as a technocrat that believed in rewarding merit.
Bishop Akubeze hailed Oyegun for joining politics to convince the electorates and not to fool the electorates.