APC Planning Inconclusive Guber Elections In Oyo State, Makinde Raises Alarm

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Engineer Seyi Makinde, Oyo State Governor

By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan

The gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, ( PDP) in Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde on Friday alerted that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is planning an inconclusive gubernatorial election in Oyo State as it was done in Osun State in September last year.

Engineer Makinde raised the alarm in a release signed by his Campaign spokesman, Prince Dotun Oyelade made available to journalists in Ibadan.

According to Engineer Makinde, to achieve this, “some  members of the NURTW, who have started harassing market women have been mobilised to  cause mayhem in PDP strongholds which include areas in Ogbomoso, Ibadan, Ibarapa and Okeogun.”

Engineer Makinde added that already, ” selected card readers that will not function will be deployed to these areas to decimate the PDP votes as it was done in some southern states.”

He however assured the people of Oyo state that despite the alleged plans, their votes will count in the end and he will still win the election convincingly

While urging the people of Oyo state ” to remain vigilant and confident and to troop out to vote”, he tasked the security agencies and INEC to extend the frontiers of democracy by being unbiased umpires .

The PDP governorship candidate also advised the  Muslim community across Oyo State ” to ignore campaign of calumny which some people are peddling around on the use of Hijab, saying  he is a free mixer who doesn’t discriminate against people of diverse  religions, tribal and political affinities as evidenced in over five years of propagating religious tolerance and peaceful coexistence with his annual Ramadan lectures and building of Mosque and sponsorship of people to Holy pilgrimage to Mecca and others.

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