|2023: Calm down, Governor Makinde tells political opponents
Segun Showunmi in Ibadan
The Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde has declared that those opposing his administration over some projects embarked upon in the state has nothing to offered the state, and asked opposition politicians in the state to calm down and desist from mischievous act
Penpushing reports that Makinde made this known in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa which was made available to journalists on Wednesday in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital
This was coming amid effusive commendations for the successful execution of Light-Up Oyo project, Phase One, which saw some major roads and streets in Ibadan come alive with lights deploying Smart LED street-lighting technology.
The Governor, while kicking-off the second phase of the Light-Up Oyo Project, in Ogbomoso town used the occasion to fire a warning salvo at opposition politicians in the state, saying they have nothing to offer.
Penpushing further reports that Makinde said that the same opposition politicians who have been posturing about 2023 were roundly rejected by the people in 2019, stating that such politicians have nothing to offer by trying to distract him with talks about 2023.
The Governor asked them to calm down, stressing that it is too early to start talking about second term stating that even if he decides not to seek re-election in 2023, the state will not fall into the hands of charlatans anymore.
“Let me sound this, if I will not seek re-election, I am sure that Oyo State will never, again, be in the hands of charlatans. So, calm down. It is even too early to start talking about a second term. Some parties that do not have even one councilor are saying that they will send me out of the Government House in 2023,” he said.
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