‘Oshiomhole is an ingrate and a popular village sycophant’ – Orubebe

‘Oshiomhole is an ingrate and a popular village sycophant’ – Orubebe

By Vanguard on August 26, 2015
From left: Mr Anselm Ojezua, Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) Edo State; Mrs Joy Ogiemwonyi, Engineer Chris Ogiemwonyi, former Minister of State for Works and Governor Adams Oshiomhole at the decamping of Engineer Ogiemwonyi from the PDP to the APC in Benin City, Friday, November 28, 2014 (Phots Credit: Eloti TV)

The Ex-Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Peter Orubebe, Tuesday, took a swipe at the Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole over his recent criticisms of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, describing him as a villa sycophant who is willing to switch allegiance to whoever is in power.

Godsday Orubebe (photo credit: Urhobo Today)
Godsday Orubebe (photo credit: Urhobo Today)

Orubebe who lambasted Comrade Oshiomhole, while speaking with selected journalists in Abuja, further berated the governor for speaking against former president, Dr. Jonathan who he said was a great leader.

He said “Oshiomhole is an ingrate and a popular villa sycophant who is quick to switch allegiance to whomever is in power.”

Descending heavily on Comrade Oshiomhole for what he described as “disrespecting the former President, Orubebe advised incumbent president Muhammadu Buhari to watch out for the likes of the Edo state governor, who according to him, will choke Buhari with acclamations in a bid to have inroad and access to dip their hands into the nation’s cake.

Orubebe, who also accused Oshiomhole of being problem and major sycophant under the immediate past administration as the Chief Adviser on Economic and Labour matters and particularly on subsidy removal to Jonathan, regretted that ‘Human memory is short, emphasising that ‘it’s unfortunate that Oshiomhole who should talk like a governor is today, biting the fingers (Jonathan) that fed him and seems to have forgotten in a hurry that he once cried around the former president for assistance and recognition.

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