The Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin has asked Nigerians to pray fervently for a smooth and peaceful transition from one civilian to another in the year 2023
In his new year message, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin said there was the need for Nigerians to increase their voices in prayers to God for a peaceful and prosperous new year.
He noted that the events coming up in the year 2023 especially the general elections are crucial and important to the nation hence the need for more sincere supplications.
“Happy and prosperous New Year to everyone of us. May the Lord bless us in the new year, 2023 and grant all our prayer requests for ourselves and our dear nation. The general election coming up this year is another test for our democracy.
“The peaceful and successful conduct of the election determines the sustainability of the nation’s democracy and the future of our country. So, we all must play our parts in ensuring that the country is not thrown into post election crisis or avoidable political upheaval which may spell doom for the nation.”
The Speaker who felicitated with the people of Oyo State on the commencement of another 365days, called on residents of the State to reciprocate the good gesture and performance of Governor Seyi Makinde by voting for all the PDP candidates in the election.
While wishing all sons and daughters of Ibarapaland particularly the people of Ibarapa East State Constituency a happy and prosperous new year 2023, Hon Ogundoyin urged them to come out en-masse to exercise their civic duty during the election.