Ahead of the forthcoming governorship election, members of the Association of Professional Traditional Wedding Coordinators of Nigeria (APTWECON) widely known as Alaga Iduro/ Ijoko, have pledged their unalloyed loyalty for
for the re-election of Engineer Oluseyi Abiodun Makinde as Oyo State Governor.
According to the Association, governor Makinde deserves a second-term following his sterling performance in the past four years.
The group which numbered about 3000 across 33 Local Government Areas in oyo state stated this during a courtesy visit paid on the governor at the government secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan, Oyo state.
They were accompanied by their Patron, Chief Bolaji Ayorinde (SAN) OFR in appreciation for what the governor has done in the last four years in office.
They told the governor that the purpose of their visit was to show appreciation for the way the state has been governed and to assured the governor of their maximum support in the forthcoming election.
They stated that Governor Makinde should be returned as governor because of his achievements in the last four years, adding that the governor is the best option among the contestants.
“We pledge our support and unalloyed loyalty for his re-election. Governor Makinde is kindhearted and everybody’s lover, the Governor is our own GSM “, they added.
The Association said governor Makinde deserved a second term for his innovative developments in the state, especially for investing in developmental projects across the state.
‘’He has moved around the state, he knows the people and the people know him. He is a man that treasures his words and his promises are sacred to him. He is going to actualize all his campaign promises. With Engineer Makinde as governor, Oyo State will be in good hands’’.
According to the Association the PDP flag bearer possesses the sterling qualities and competence to lift Oyo state to hitherto unattained heights of excellence in every facet of endeavour,
They urged the electorates to ensure that not only does PDP flag bearer win but with a spectacular landslide that will served as a clear message to opposition parties that they are absolutely unwanted in the state.
The Association also urged people irrespective of their political affiliations and tribes to come together and return Makinde as governor adding that he is a tested and trusted leader who would move the state to greater heights of growth and development.
Responding, governor Makinde promised to do all within his capacity to take oyo state to greater heights.
The governor described the Association as “an umbrella body of highly skilled, talented and cultural inclined members who deploy these to adding glamour to wedding procession at home and diaspora in tandem with promoting Yoruba Cultural values and ethos”.