According to information available to The Eagle Online, the incident happened in the early hours of May 18, 2019
Speaking to members of the civil society groups and students of the Ambrose Alli University, who thronged the Government House in their thousands to pledge their support to the government on its policies, especially the Land Use Charge Law, Oshiomhole said the Igbinedion family had thrown caution to the wind and was using its television and radio stations to wage a war against him because he recovered over 200,000 hectares of land illegally dashed out to Chief Gabriel Igbinedion by his son, Lucky, when he was governor
“So in the coming days, the state government will take legal action to ensure that what was stolen from Edo State Government is recovered. When you convert $31 million to naira, it fetches you a whooping N7 billion. You can imagine what N7 billion will do in improving the human condition in Edo State
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has commended Chief Gabriel Igbinedion’s life of uncommon accomplishments.
Chief Tom Ikimi, one time leader of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State has said that he is ready to ensure that Edo State is included in the mainstream states in the South South region in future.
Eminent businessman and former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Kalu, has poured encomium on the Esama of Benin, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, who clocks 80 on September, 11.
Ahead of his September 11 80th birthday celebrations, Pa Gabriel Igbinedion has taken delivery of a brand new Bentley Continental Sedan.