Adams Oshiomhole who arrived Edo State was saved from angry protesting youths by the men in uniform (Security Operatives.
Ahead of his coming to Edo State Security Operatives were mobilised to the Benin Airport following reports that youths were at the airport to boo Oshiomhole.
The Men in uniform stalled protesting youths from getting close to the convoy of National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
The airport exit gate was also manned by soldiers and policemen.
An armoured personnel carrier was seen at the airport parking lot.
The youths chanted anti-Oshiomhole songs and used other unprintable words.
At the airport to receive Oshiomhole were Dr. Pius Odubu, General Charles Airhiavbere and other APC chieftains.
Some APC chieftains who refused to be names accused Governor Godwin Obaseki for activities of the youths.
The chieftains said it was wrong for Obaseki to always mobilise thugs to harras Oshiomhole
It was gathered that the heavy mobilisation of security personnel was to forestall any attempt to boo Oshiomhole or prevent him from leaving the airport.
A top Edo government official who pleaded anonymity denied involvement of Obaseki in the airport incident.
According to the official, “Oshiomhole should leave Obaseki out of his predicament. If Oshiomhole go to Portharcourt or Bayelsa, you know the reception he will receive.
“Didn’t you see protest against him in Abuja? Was that also Obaseki? Oshiomhole has general dislike across tje country. Oshiomhole’s travail is self inflicted.”