Maryann Philip-Shaibu, the spouse of Edo Deputy Governor and Adams Oshiomhole, a former Governor of the State, have engaged in a confrontation over an alleged menace to the lifetime of the Deputy Governor’s spouse.
Marryann had alleged that Oshiomhole despatched thugs to watch her motion, in a petition to Edo Commissioner of Police, Babatunde Kokumo, by her lawyer, Idemudia Ilueminosen.
The petition mentioned: “We’re knowledgeable by our shopper that on Sunday, September 6, 2020, at Jattu in Etsako West Native Authorities Space of Edo State, throughout the All Progressives Congress (APC) marketing campaign tour to the group, Comrade Oshiomhole, a chieftain of APC, threatened to take care of our shopper, Mrs. Maryann Philip-Shaibu, after casting aspersions on her individual and sending a number of warnings that she steers away from campaigning for her get together, the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP) beneath which platform her husband, Hon. Philip Shaibu is contesting as a deputy governorship candidate, together with the standard-bearer, the Governor, Mr. Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki.
“We’re additional knowledgeable by our shopper that Comrade Oshiomhole didn’t solely threaten to take care of her however he has additionally declared that he has despatched some thugs to watch her actions in Etsako West LGA, with a view to finishing up the specter of coping with her.
“Consequent upon this, our shopper for concern of being damage or hurt by Comrade Oshiomhole and the assigned thugs has not been in a position to proceed together with her marketing campaign.
“It’s on this word that we passionately plead with you (Kokumo) on behalf of our shopper, to make use of your good workplace to research the incident, with a view to bringing Comrade Oshiomhole and his cohorts to e book, to avert any disagreeable and unexpected hurt coming to our shopper, particularly because the Edo State governorship election is by the nook; exactly on September 19, 2020.
‘’That is extra in order that the lives of our shopper and her household (by this menace) are at stake and the scenario could degenerate right into a full-blown disaster if nothing pressing is completed.”
Reacting to the Deputy Governor’s spouse’s declare, Victor Oshioke, the spokesman to Oshiomhole, mentioned the petition was a futile try by Maryann to divert consideration from her trending video the place she was threatening to flog some ladies in the event that they attend any occasion apart from the one she organised.
He mentioned the petition was a calculated try to garbage the title of the previous APC Nationwide Chairman.
Oshiomhole mentioned that the Deputy Governor and his spouse ought to discover one other solution to save their household picture, which, based on him, had been badly broken by their quite a few unguarded public utterances.
The assertion mentioned that the previous Governor can’t, beneath any circumstance, “be distracted by the buzzing of child mosquitoes like Shaibu and his spouse.”