The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Oyo State, Alhaji Kunmi Mustapha, has assured that Governor Seyi Makinde would the pre-election arrangement he had with the African Democratic Congress, ADC, Zenith Labour Party, ZLP and Social Democratic Party, SDP.
Akelicious recalls that the governorship candidates of the ADC, ZLP and SDP stepped down and adopted Makinde of the PDP during the just concluded 2019 election. This newspaper understands that there have been fears over whether or not Makinde would fulfill the promises made to the parties.
In the sharing formula, OYO INSIGHT, the ADC and ZLP will take 30 and 15 per cent respectively while the SDP will be given 5 per cent. Mustapha, who spoke on Thursday while briefing newsmen in Ibadan, disclosed that all stakeholders were meeting regularly on how best to handle the matter.
The Iseyin-born politician explained that there was no cause for alarm as the party would keep to its promise. This is just as he vowed to take over the five states in the South West geopolitical zone in future elections. He said efforts were on to ensure massive supports of the electorates, especially in Oyo and Osun States before the next elections.
“Presently, we are targeting Osun and Ondo states and we are working tirelessly to capture these states,” he said. The chairman promised that the excellent performance of the PDP-led government in Oyo State would enhance its chances in future elections.
On the inauguration of the ninth State Assembly where PDP had 26 out of 32 members, Mustapha urged the lawmakers especially PDP members to unite and stand firm with Governor Seyi Makinde. He admonished them to resist any temptation of working against the interest of the ruling party in the state.