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Seyi Makinde Promises To Complete Abandoned Projects

Gubernatorial candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Oyo state, Mr Seyi Makinde has assured that his administration will not abandon any ongoing project of the present government in the state if given the mantle of leadership in the forthcoming election. Makinde made this pledge while answering questions from members of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) at the Emmanuel Baptist Church Oyo, in continuation of the party’s campaign tour to Oyo East/West and Atiba, on Wednesday. Mr Makinde who explained that he is in the governorship race for good governance and mission to serve the people of the state,...

Why I Was Absent At BBC Debate – Seyi Makinde

The PDP Candidate in Oyo state Engr Seyi Makinde has cited earlier commitments as the reason for his absence at the BBC Yoruba organised political debate in Ibadan today. According to a statement from his campaign organisation and signed by Prince Dotun Oyelade, he had agreed with the people of Ibadan South East that he would kick off his campaign early enough and he was unwilling to change the sequence that will take him to Oranyan, Orita aperin, Felele, Bere, Odinjo and a host of other important places. He said he observed with interest the various contradictory statements credited to...

Oyo gov candidate promises to complete abandoned dam

The people of Oke Ogun area of Oyo State have been assured of a better condition of living if the Peoples Democratic Party wins the governorship election. The party’s governorship candidate, Mr Seyi Makinde, made the pledge while on a campaign tour of Oke Ogun on Thursday. He said the 31-year-old abandoned Modeke Fam in Igboho, Oorelope Local Government Area, would be completed to provide potable water for the community and its environs. Makinde, who paid homage to the Onigboho of Igboho, Oba John Bolarinwa, said his government, in conjunction with his running mate, Rauf Olaniyan, who initiated the project...

AD suspends ex-Rep member, chairman, others for endorsing PDP guber candidate, Seyi Makinde

The Oyo State chapter of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) on Wednesday announced the suspension of former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Babatunde Oduyoye, state Caretaker Committee Chairman of the party, Chief Akin Alamu and three others from the party for alleged anti-party activities. The decision to suspend the party chieftains was taken at the meeting of the party’s stakeholders, comprising the state Secretary of the party, Aremo Adeola Adepoju, party chairmen in the 33 local government council areas of the state, members of the Caretaker Committee including Elder Sunday Salako, Hon. Bukola Farotimi, this held in Ibadan...

Seyi Makinde congratulates Poly Ibadan graduates, promises lasting solution to LAUTECH’s strike as Gov

The governorship candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State, Mr Seyi Makinde, on Friday congratulated graduating students of the Polytechnic Ibadan, wishing them best as they prepared for another phase of their lives. Makinde, who took to his social media to felicitate with the 32nd and 33rd combined Convocation ceremony of the institution in Ibadan. The governorship aspirant said going through higher institution can be challenging & these ones who have overcome the challenges they faced deserve all the accolades.  . He, therefore, advised current administration to considered thousands of students of LAUTECH whose academic journeys have been...

2019: 34 governorship aspirants warm up in Oyo

Even though, the electoral umpire, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is yet to blow whistle to kick start campaign for the 2019 general election, politicians are already forming alliances to show the ruling party the way out of Agodi Government House. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Seyi Makinde faults Oyo 2017 budget, says revenue target ‘unrealistic’

A chieftain of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, in Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has said that the state’s 2017 budget lacks developmental propositions. According to a statement released Tuesday, Mr. Makinde said that the budget could be more ambitious and realistic with the needs of citizens of the state right at its heart. He also berated the revenue target set by the government, describing it as ‘unrealistic’. Commenting on the N126.8 billion budgeted for recurrent expenditure, Mr. Makinde said that only investment in education and health should have warranted such proposition. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Nigeria will be prosperous, despite challenges – Makinde

Mr Seyi Makinde, a former governorship candidate of the defunct Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Oyo State, has said that there is still hope of a prosperous Nigeria, despite the current economic challenges. Makinde made the statement on Wednesday at the 3rd Seyi Makinde Ramadan Lecture held at the premises of Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), Ibadan on Wednesday. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Seyi Makinde Denies Rumour Of Moving Back To PDP

Frontline gubernatorial aspirant in Oyo State, Engineer Oluseyi Makinde of the Social Democratic Party has denied the rumour making the rounds that he has returned to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The brilliant engineer’s present political stand was explained by the Publicity Secretary of SDP in Oyo State, Alhaji  Akeem Azeez in a special release on Monday. Full text of the release: Our attention has been drawn to several posts on social media in recent times indicating that Engr Seyi Makinde has returned to PDP. This is far from the truth. Engr Seyi Makinde has not had any discussion whether...

Ajala wins Seyi Makinde Women Support Golf tourney

THE lady captain, Ogbomoso Golf Club, Mrs Sade Ajala has won the second edition of Seyi Makinde Women Support Golf Tournament held last weekend at the Ibadan Golf Club (IGC). Ajala beat the likes of Sade Opawumi, Hannah Obadina to win the tournament after she played 99 Gross and 76 Net at the one-day event. The tournament which was designed to popularise golf and to encourage people especially women to engage in sporting activities attracted golfers across from the country. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email