Governor Obaseki suspends council boss Over Corruption Case.
Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki on Tuesday suspended the chairman of Esan West Local Government Area, Patrick Aguinede, for alleged corrupt practices.
Aguinede’s suspension is the third in the past three months by the governor.
The state Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr Monday Osaigbovo, who confirmed the suspension of Aguinede, said he was suspended for a period of two months to allow for investigation into allegations made against him.
According to him, one of the allegations was by an estate agent who said he bought a house for Aguinede for N30m and the chairman refused to pay his agency fees.