Previous Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (Rtd.) has embraced Governor Godwin Obaseki for a second term in office.
Gowon, who is in the state with his better half, Mrs Victoria Gown, to go to the Founder's Day festivity of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), noticed that Obaseki has done uncommonly well in framework and monetary advancement in the state.
The previous military ruler encouraged the senator to proceed with the great work he has begun.
"I was in Edo when he was chosen legislative head of the state. I know the endeavors he has contributed in the state. He should proceed with the acts of kindness he is doing as senator. He is doing astoundingly well," he said.
Gowon depicted Edo State as his second home, and that he was glad to be in the state, including, "I am in Benin to seat the 46th Founders' Day commemoration of the UBTH and to dispatch the blessing asset to improve the foundation's administration conveyance. My significant other is likewise here. She revealed the establishment 46 years prior."
Speaking, Governor Obaseki adulated Gowon for taking an uncommon enthusiasm for the advancement of Edo State.
He noticed that the foundation of UBTH and the University of Benin (UNIBEN) amid his time as Head of State conveyed monstrous advancement to the state.
"As far back as 40 years prior, he took an exceptional enthusiasm for Edo State. He accompanied his better half and disclosed government organizations in the state.
"That enthusiasm and responsibility is still there and he chosen to return again to increase the value of what he began. It is something we ought to be pleased with and grateful about," the senator said.