The Edo State Governor , Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday , dissolved the state executive council ahead of his inauguration for a second term in office .
The governor , who announced the dissolution at a valedictory executive council session at the Government House in Benin City , expressed appreciation to the outgoing council members for their selfless service to the state .
Obaseki said , “ Since I became governor , I didn ’ t sack any commissioner , but rather they sacked me by resigning from my cabinet. What is important in government are the core values of truth, justice and fairness .
“ When elected to serve the people , let us truly serve the people, as we will give account to God . I can ’ t claim success alone , what I did was to create the opportunity for you to serve . ”
Obaseki urged former members of his cabinet to continue to work and support his administration , adding , “ You are all part of this administration and architects of the new design for the growth and development of the state . ”