Tag Archives: Makinde

Ibadan Explosion: Makinde wrong, I sent condolence message, says Atiku

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, 2023 presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has insisted he commiserated with the people of Oyo State within 24 hours after the explosion that rocked Bodija area of Ibadan. Atiku was responding to Governor Seyi Makinde’s remark that he never reached out to him over the explosion that rocked Ibadan. The explosion of January 16 in Bodija ...

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Ibadan Explosion: Gov Makinde berates Atiku for not reaching out to him

Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, has criticised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, for failing to commiserate with the people of the state over the recent explosion in Ibadan, the state capital. Five persons were confirmed dead while 77 sustained varying degrees of injuries and 58 houses were damaged during the explosion that rocked Adeji, Old Bodija ...

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Gov Makinde swears in 29-year-old lady as Commissioner

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has sworn in 29-year-old Miss Wasilat Adegoke to head the Ministry of Youths and Sports. She is the youngest member of the Executive Council (exco). The governor also swore in Dr. Oluwaserimi Ajetunmobi as the Commissioner for Health. The governor had earlier sworn in 16 commissioners, bringing the total number to 18. Speaking shortly after ...

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Oyo Assembly approves 20 Special Advisers for gov Makinde

Oyo State House of Assembly has approved the request of Governor Seyi Makinde to appoint 20 Special Advisers (SAs). The approval followed a request sent to the lawmakers and read on the floor by Speaker Adebo Ogundoyin during plenary. According to Makinde in the letter, the request for the appointment is to help him put up a team that will ...

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Don’t blame gov Makinde for your failure- PDP tells Folarin

The Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last general elections, Teslim Folarin, not to associate his failure in the last governorship poll with the state governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde. The party made this disclosure on Monday while reacting to a recent statement credited to ...

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PDP should start healing process now- Makinde

Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has urged chieftains, faithful and stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to embrace peace and begin a healing process so that the party is repositioned as a vibrant opposition to the ruling APC. He spoke against the backdrop of series of internal wrangling that rocked the PDP prior to the general elections. A statement ...

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Melaye begs Makinde to support Atiku at tribunal

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kogi State, Dino Melaye, has said Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State should support the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, in his push to reclaim his mandate. Melaye said Makinde should walk into the presidential election tribunal and support Atiku to show that the healing process has begun. Makinde, along ...

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Makinde, others shun parley meeting with Atiku

Aggrieved governors, under the aegis of G5, shunned a scheduled parley with the party’s presidential candidate in the February 25 elections, Atiku Abubakar, his running mate Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, and other party leaders. A statement by the Director-General of the PDP Governors Forum, CID Maduabum, stated that the event was meant to serve as an opportunity for PDP leaders, stakeholders ...

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Just in: Sanwo-Olu defeats Rhodes-Vivour with over 400,000 votes

Lagos State Governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress Babajide Sanwo-Olu has won the governorship election. It will be recalled that the politico.ng had projected on Thursday that the incumbent Govermor would emerge winner in the governorship poll. The media platform had said that the governorship election would be a different ball game compared to the presidential election. Sanwo-Olu ...

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Oyo Guber: Makinde- defeats wins at Folarin’s polling unit

The All Progreasives Congress, APC gubernatorial candidate, Teslim Folarin lost his polling unit at Idi Ose, Ona Ara Local Government to Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Folarin polled 89 votes, Adelabu polled 6 votes, while Makinde polled 196 votes. Meanwhile, Makinde who voted at ward 11, Unit 01, Abayomi Iwo-Road in Ibadan North East Local Government ...

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