Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu will today be sworn into office for their second term at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, in Benin City, Edo State.
This was made known in a statement on Wednesday by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie.
The Governor also dissolved the state executive council ahead of his inauguration today for a second term in office.
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According to reports, the swearing-in ceremony will be held at the Tennis Court, in Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium.
The governor’s spokesperson stated that all necessary arrangements for the inauguration ceremony have been concluded.
Crusoe Osagie said “The inauguration/swearing-in ceremony of Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu will hold on Thursday, November 12 between 11 am and 1 pm prompt at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium.
“Due to the prevailing realities of the coronavirus pandemic, we would be having only 750 invited guests at the venue.”