Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and his predecessor in office, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, who have been at loggerheads over the politics of the state, exchanged pleasantries and shook hands at the presidential policy dialogue convened by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The two men appeared to have temporarily buried the hatchet as they exchanged greeted each other flanked by Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State and business mogul, Alhaji Aliko Dangote and Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, before the commencement of the dialogue attended by other state governors, captains of industry, top government officials and other stakeholders.
The governor had accused the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) of not allowing him the free hand to administer the state as its chief executive.
It is not known whether the shaking of hands will lead to a thaw in their frosty relationship. (Nigerian Tribune)