Stakeholders in the People Democratic Party(PDP) from Oyo Federal Constituency have endorsed Governor Seyi Makinde, for second term in office.
This was contained in a communique issued at the end of an enlarged stakeholders’ meeting of political functionaries, party leaders, local government appointees, local executive committee members and notable leaders of the party in Afijio, Atiba, Oyo East and Oyo West, which made up the federal constituency.
It also endorsed Chief Bisi Ilaka, the Chief of Staff to the governor as the leader while the deputy state chairman, Hon. James Olukunle, was appointed as the chairman of the in party in the federal constituency.
The stakeholders passed a vote of confidence on the leadership and administration of Makinde. They commended the governor for his “great achievements and the face-lift to Akesan Market and construction of Gedu-Oroki-Saabo-Ashipa road, Silo Project, Awe-Oyo road, renovation of Durbar stadium complex and various projects embarked upon in the federal constituency.”
The communique read in part: “The meeting applauded Engineer Seyi Makinde for considering sons and daughters of the ancient city worthy to fill various political offices in the state, ‘asking for more as Oliver Twist.’
“The inaugural meeting urged all current political functionaries to move closer to the grassroot, by coming home regularly as political apathy can never be cured by political isolation.
“The meeting agreed that Federal Constituency meeting should be rotational, on local government basis.
“It was also adopted that the meeting of the Oyo Federal Constituency envoy, Hon. Wale Ogunmola should continue unabated, with his political assignment as GLO, Oyo Federal Constituency.
“The meeting lauded the state governor for making LAUTECH the property of Oyo State Government, praying that faculty of Health Science should be located at Oyo.
“The meeting call on the state government and the party to adopt primary election in having candidates for the forthcoming local government election in the state.”