The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in Oyo state, Engr. Seyi Makinde has advised the people of the state not to be deceived by the ruling APC over being opposition State to the federal government.
Makinde who stated this in a message on his campaign website, said the APC’s dying man’s strategy towards the Oyo State governorship election is that is inaccurate.
According to him, “The landmark achievements of Yoruba were recorded mostly when we were in opposition. This is because we have always been blessed with selfless and resourceful leadership.
“Chief Obafemi Awolowo was of the Action Group, AG, in the 50s when Free Education, Free Healthcare, Liberty Stadium, Cocoa House, Ikeja Industrial Estate, WNTV Ibadan et cete ra were recorded.
“The Jamiyar Mutanen Arewa (Northern People’s Congress, NPC), in accord with the National Council of Nigerian Citizens, NCNC, was in power at the Federal Level then.
That was the First Republic.
“In the Second Republic, the Unity Party of Nigeria, UPN led by the indomitable Obafemi Awolowo ruled the roost in the Western Regional States of Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Bendel and Ondo otherwise called LOOBO states in 1979 to 1983.”
He said the Alliance for Democracy, AD, which was part of in the early 4th Republic was in opposition to the federal government.
He urged the people to go to the polls on Saturday, 9th March, 2019 and vote for him.