Oyo LP Candidate Congratulates Governor Makinde on Re-election 

By Olubunmi Osoteku, Ibadan

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The governorship candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in Oyo State, Tawfiq Tayo Akinwale (TTA), has congratulated his People’s Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart, Governor Seyi Makinde, on his re-election.

 

Governor Makinde was declared winner on Sunday afternoon after polling the highest number of votes in the ballot cast.

 

Akinwale, in a message he personally signed, charged Makinde to remember the local government areas and do more for the people of the state at the rural level.

 

He urged Makinde not to rule out making use of developmental ideas from other contenders for the position since everyone was particular about good governance that offers the people dividends of democracy.

 

The statement reads: “In the spirit of sportsmanship, this is to congratulate His Excellency, Governor Seyi Makinde on your victory in the just concluded elections in our dear State.

 

“Oyo State is ours and the peace to foster growth must be sustained. This win is a call for you to remember the local government and to do more for the people at the rural level across the state.

 

“The purpose of contending for the office is to serve the good people of Oyo State. This should always be upheld as a better Oyo State is achievable.

 

“However, making use of developmental ideas from other contenders will not be out of place since everyone is particular about good governance that offers the people dividends of democracy.

 

“Once again, congratulations to you Governor Seyi Makinde,” the statement concludes.

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