Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has picked Omobayo Godwin as his deputy.

This comes hours after the impeachment of his erstwhile deputy, Philip Shaibu.

Omobayo’s inauguration is also set to take place today at the Edo State Government House in Benin City. 

Born July 19, 1986, Omobayo hails from Akoko Edo Local Government Area of the state.

Omobayo holds a B.Eng Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and an MSc in Public Administration from the University of Benin (UNIBEN), preparing for the role of a professional and an expert in public administration.


He is a registered member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) and the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).

Before his new appointment, he served as a Senior Maintenance Engineer at Dresser Wayne West Africa Limited, cutting his professional teeth in the operations in the South-South area, providing top-notch services and growing the business in the region.