Association of Online Media Practitioners of Nigeria, Oyo state chapter, OMPAN has commended the Indepensent National Electoral Commissiom (INEC), security agencies and other stakeholders for the successful conduct of 2019 election.
The Association also congratulates the Governor-elect in the state, Engineer Oluseyi Makinde; Deputy Governor-elect, Engr. Femi Olaniyan; Federal and state lawmakers for their respective electoral victory.
This was conveyed through a Press Statement signed by the state Chairman of the Association, Mr. Remi Oladoye and made available to journalists by its PRO, Dare Adeniran.
In the statement, the group appealed to politicians not to encourage any form of violence that may disturb relative peace in the state.
“There have been rumours of violence in Ibadan and other part of the state, we are imploring the police and other concerned agencies not to spare any one influencing the unholy act no matter how highly placed.”
The Association went further by imploring Engr. Seyi Makinde to learn from the mistakes of his predecessor and make necessary amendments in order to make his tenure a remarkable one, with good governance and balanced appointments and distribution of projects across rural and urban parts of the state.
“Your consistency and advocacy for a better society through your philanthropic gestures and support for the less-privileged in your immediate environment gave you an edge over others in the just concluded guber election. We therefore implore you to use your new position to do more, by developing the people and the state.
“And at the same time be conscious of the need to make people the central focus of your administration, in order not to betray the confidence reposed in you by the electorates, who has chosen you as a preferred candidate for the job,” the statement reads.