Omituntun Initiative in the Diaspora (OID), a support group has described PDP’s candidate, Seyi Makinde as the only candidate that has plausible solutions to the state’s challenges.
Ayotomiwa Adebayo, spokesperson of OID, said the group has officially endorsed Makinde for Oyo State governorship in 2019.
“We call on other parties in the state to adopt Makinde as their governorship candidate to form a formidable alliance that will win the next gubernatorial election in 2019.
“We also call on indigenous citizens living in the diaspora to support Makinde’s quest to transform the Pacesetter State,” the release stated.
The coordinator of the group in Hungary, Adebowale Abiodun Fafore, however, urged officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state, Mutiu Agboke, to conduct a free and fair election in 2019, and also called for maintenance of law and order during and after the elections.
The group urged officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct a free and fair election in 2019, and also called for maintenance of law and order during and after the elections.
Members of the group include Nigerian professionals from all walks of life living in different parts of the world, such as United State of America, United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, China, Malaysia, Republic of Ireland, Germany, Hungary, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Botswana and South Africa, noted that it is committed to playing active role in ensuring that the state takes its leadership position in the comity of states in Nigeria.