THE Edo State Authorities has known as on the residents to ignore a video circulating on social media wherein the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, was wrongly recognized as arguing with an recognized chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Occasion.
In a press launch signed by the Chief of Workers to the Governor, Osaigbovo Iyoha which was made accessible to journalists in Benin on Wednesday, mentioned the intent of the purveyors of the video was malicious and ought to be disregarded.
The assertion learn partially, “The desperation of detractors of Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, is manifest, but once more, with the circulation of an previous video of a major election in Akwa Ibom State and mischievously captioning and passing it off as an altercation involving the governor.
“It should be said that the intent of the purveyors of the video is patently malicious as it’s apparent that the person who’s wrongly recognized as Governor Obaseki within the mentioned video bears no resemblance to the governor.
“Findings have revealed that the video captured two outstanding members of the Peoples Democratic Occasion in a scorching alternate on the Godswill Akpabio Stadium through the PDP major election in 2015.
“This improvement as soon as once more factors to the grave penalties of faux information and various information, which mischief-makers exploit to trigger misinformation and public apathy.”
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