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EDO GUBER: Intimidation, Harassment Can Not Stop Me – Shaibu Gives Details

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EDO GUBER: Intimidation, Harassment Can Not Stop Me – Shaibu Gives Details

 

Edo Deputy Governor Mr Philip Shaibu says intimidation and harassment will not change his resolve in the pursuit of his political ambition.

 

He said this while addressing newsmen in Abuja on Saturday.

 

Recall that Shaibu emerged the party’s candidate in a parallel primary held on Thursday to choose a standard bearer for the upcoming governorship election in Edo.

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He alleged so much intimidation and harassment of people in the build up to the primary.

“The level of intimidation and harassment meted out to me and those people who believe in me was beyond comprehension, yet it does not actually change our resolve in what we believe in.

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“People were sacked, some civil servants were suspended, others transferred from their position and taken away from their family comfort to different places, all because they were associating with me.

 

“Well, I dare say that anybody still intimidating or harassing anybody means that he is not ready to win an election“, he told newsmen.

 

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He, therefore, said that his emergence as a candidate was no longer about him but the people, adding that it was imperative the party listened to the voice of the people.

 

He added that if the party truly desired to win the election on September 21, it would field a popular and competent candidate not impose a candidate on the people.

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