Monday May 23, 2022 12:35 PM

Ekiti Guber: Fayose lauds Makinde, calls for his support

Ex-Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has called on Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde to give support for the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State to brighten the party’s fortunes June 18 governorship election.

Fayose has applauded Makinde for the level-playing field in the Wednesday’s Ekiti PDP governorship primary election,

According to him, PDP members should be praised in the state, especially the aspirants for the peaceful manner the primary election was conducted.

In a statement  titled ‘Fayose applauds Makinde, Oni, others over Ekiti PDP primary’, in Ado Ekiti, Fayose said, “By ensuring a level playing ground before and during the primary election, Governor Makinde has further earned my respect.

“With the first huddle scaled, I urge the governor (Makinde) not to relent in supporting us to win Ekiti State for the PDP so that after June 18, his position as the only governor in the Southwest will be further strengthened because he will no longer be standing alone.”

He also saluted former governor Segun Oni, for showing spirit of sportsmanship, adding that “whatever happened before and during the primary should be allowed to slide as no group can win the election alone.

“Going forward, all stakeholders should be rest assured of their rightful place in the new arrangement,” Fayose said.

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