Edo Poll:‎ Benin Palace Chiefs divided over Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu

Jethro Ibileke/Benin Ahead of the gubernatorial election in Edo state, now shifted to September 28, chiefs in the palace of Oba of are currently divided along party lines. This is even as the Palace has lunched a manhunt for a former attendant in the palace who allegedly went to several villages to tell them that the Palace requested its subjects to vote for candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).‎ Some of the palace chiefs belonging to the Egha Evbo’Nore in the palace of the Oba of Benin, including business men and professionals on the platform of Nedoghama Nedo, were said to have adopted the Pastor Ize-Iyamu, while another high-ranking Chief, Osaro Idah, denied that Benin Palace chiefs have endorsed Pastor Ize-Iyamu.