Experts Lambast Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu Over Defections, Describe Them As ‘Shameless Politicians’ – SaharaReporters.com

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Political analysts bask in attacked Edo Tell governor, Godwin Obaseki, and Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of leaping from one political birthday party to the quite quite lots of ahead of the September 19 governorship election in the mumble.Obaseki moved from the All Progressives Congress to the Peoples Democratic Event whereas Ize-Iyamu headed in the reverse route. Speaking with Saharareporters on Monday on the political yelp in the mumble, Head of Division of Political Science, Prof Jonah Onuoha, described Nigerian politicians as a crop of different folks, who attach now not want any sense of disgrace and are only out to see private features above serving the folk. 

He stated Nigerian politics can’t transfer forward with the expose crop of politicians leaping from one birthday party to the quite quite lots of in the quest for vitality and to retain out their selfish ambitions.
Onuoha berated Obaseki and Ize-Iyamu for abandoning their previous groups and rising governorship candidates of the PDP and APC respectively in Edo.
He stated, “There may perhaps well most definitely moreover just mute be a alternate of mindset and unique problem of politicians. Nigerian politics can’t transfer forward till these problem of politicians leave the scene.
“They lack focal level, principles, values and beliefs. There’s no incompatibility between those in navy uniforms and what now now we bask in. They’re the whole identical circulating themselves in vitality.”
On his have half, Executive Director of Policy and Honest Advocacy Centre, Clement Okechukwu Nwankwo, stated the grief in Edo Tell had brought request marks on the sustainability of political draw and political parties in nation.
He stated the grief in the mumble changed into a clear negative indicator that had eroded self belief, loyalty and discipline in the political birthday party draw.
Nwankwo stated, “A grief the put someone leaves a political birthday party and migrate few days to the principle of that birthday party and emerges as winner creates disaffection for the political birthday party followership.
“It is a ways a deteriorating culture of political birthday party loyalty and discipline.”
The 2 political parties were alleged to bask in mounted stress on assorted aspirants, who had line up for the election to step down for Obaseki and Ize-Iyamu.
Interestingly, in 2026, extinct National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, described Ize-Iyamu as someone, who will now not be relied on with public funds.
The identical Oshiomole also praised Obasekias one, who had feeble his “brain” and “creativity” to work for the magnificent of the mumble and the folk.
Issues bask in on the replace hand, taken a particular turn this day as Oshiomhole now rallies give a elevate to for Ize-Iyamu and continues to condemn Obaseki at every replace.
It changed into through his orchestration that Obaseki changed into disqualified from the APC main in Edo over alleged certificate irregularities.
It is a ways the identical scenario in Kogi Tell the put Dino Melaye and Natty Adeyemi bask in swapped camps between the PDP and APC a whole lot of instances to contest the senatorial seat of the district. Additionally, no fewer than 14 APC senators alongside with extinct Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and 37 contributors of the Dwelling of Representatives defected to PDP and ADC before the 2019 overall elections.
Analysts retain that the apply now not only embarresses Nigeria’s democracy in the global community but additionally casts a gargantuan shadow of doubt over the nation’s future.

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