Mrs. Maryann Shaibu: Wife of Edo Deputy Governor publicly threatened to flog any woman she sees associating with APC affiliated group.
In a viral video obtained by Igbere TV, the wife of the deputy governor made this statement during series of meeting with women at different parts of Edo North.
Speaking in Nigerian pidgin, Maryann requested that the faces of every woman in attendance at the meeting be captured, vowing to deal with any of them who is latter found identifying with the other group with a cane.
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Her statement could be collocated within the confines of the Edo election campaign, which has been fiesty in recent days.
Few days back, the PDP candidate, Godwin Obaseki claims his entourage was attacked by thugs loyal to APC.
A day later, former APC chieftain Adams Oshiomole narrowly escaped death in an auto crash that claimed the lives of two policemen in Edo state.
The Oba of Benin had called leaders of both major parties to a peace meeting to calm down the political tension in the state.
The call by the deputy governor’s wife is a way to stall the practice where a lot of women play to the gallery, where they present themselves for meetings summoned by her, but after that, switch to meetings by APC and other parties.