Oyo Zone PDP Endorses Makinde for Second Term, Adopts Bisi Ilaka as Leader

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Afijio, Atiba, Oyo East and Oyo West local government areas that made up Oyo zone, has endorsed Governor Seyi Makinde for a second term in office.
The party also endorsed the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Chief Bisi Ilaka, as the leader of the party in the federal constituency.
This was contained in a communique which was signed by all state appointees, caretaker chairmen, party chairmen and local excos of the constituency and made available to insideoyo.com.
The communique reads: “The virtual meeting of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Oyo Federal Constituency inaugural meeting held at Chief Oyebisi Ilaka’s Palace,Oyo, in order  to make the Constituency a formidable, formal and a unified constituency, chaired by the Constituency Leader, Chief Luqman Oyebisi Ilaka, the Ladilu of Oyo Land and Chief of Staff to the Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde.
“Resolutions at the meeting includes: The meeting passed absolute confidence on the leadership and administration of Engineer Seyi Makinde, particularly, commended him for great achievement, on face-lift to Akesan Market and ongoing construction of Gedu-Oroki-Saabo-Ashipa road, Silo Project, Awe-Oyo road, Renovation of Durbar stadium complex and various projects embarked upon in Oyo Federal Constituency.
“The meeting without-mincing words endorsed Engineer Seyi Makinde for another term in Office, for his unprecedented records of achievement in Oyo State and particularly, Oyo Federal Constituency.
“The meeting unequivocally endorsed Chief Luqman Oyebisi Ilaka, the Chief of Staff to His Excellency Engr. Seyi Makinde as the leader of the Federal Constituency while Deputy State Chairman, People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. James Olukunle, should be the Chairman of the Federal Constituency.
“The meeting applauded Engineer Seyi Makinde for considering of worthy Sons and daughter of the ancient city to various Political offices in the State. “asking for more as Oliver Twist”.
“The Inaugural meeting urged all current Political functionaries to move closer to the grassroot, by coming home regularly as political aparthy can never be cured by Political isolation.
“The meeting agreed that federal constituency meeting should be rotational, that is, on local government basis.
“It was also adopted that the meeting of the Oyo Federal Constituency envoy Hon. Wale Ogunmola should continue unabated, with his political assignment as GLO, Oyo Federal Constituency.
“The meeting lauded the State Governor for making LAUTECH the property of Oyo State Government, praying that faculty of Health Science should be located at Oyo.
“The meeting call-on the State Government and the Party to adopt Primary election in having candidates for the forthcoming local government election in the State.”
Recall that insideoyo.com had earlier reported that the party stakeholders and leaders in Oke Ogun endorsed the Governor for a second term in office.
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