obaseki: Godwin Obaseki as an economic adviser to Comrade Oshiomhole was largely unknown across the state, according to Rabble. So, selling him to the electorate was a tall order. Felix Nwaneri reports adsbygoogle window.adsbygoogle .push ; adsbygoogle window.adsbygoogle .push ; hat do you think could be the rationale for the political battle raging in Edo State between Governor Godwin Obaseki and his predecessor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole If you cast your mind back to the campaigns in 2016, you will almost think it was Comrade Oshiomhole that was seeking a third term. Coupled with this was the fact that he had never voted in Edo State. There is also Don Pedro Obaseki, who enjoys some public space popularity. His family, the Obasekis, are prominent in the state, especially Gaius Obaseki, the former Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation NNPC and another Oyuiki Obaseki, now late. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.