A former Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has vowed not to rest until his successor, Godwin Obaseki is removed from office in the forthcoming governorship election in the State.

Oshiomhole spoke to a crowd of All Progressives Congress, APC, supporters who received him on his arrival from Abuja at the weekend.

Oshiomhole lamented that Obaseki, who he nominated to succeed him in 2016, allegedly became a snake and started fighting party members by destroying their properties and arresting them unwarrantedly.

“I have come home for only one project. I am not going back to Abuja until the project is completed. I came back home not to rest, but to work,” Oshiomhole said.

“The governor was demolishing the houses of our members while some were being jailed for trump up charges; these are the people who fought for him to become governor.

“I begged those who were being persecuted to take it easy, that they shouldn’t burn the house we all laboured to build because we want to smoke out the snake. Now, the snake has been smoked out of the house.

“A few weeks earlier, the snake said APC was his house and that he was not leaving. Less than 72 hours after saying this, he left.

“If we had burnt the house because the snake was giving us a problem, we would all have been homeless by now,” he added.