The governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi and the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday congratulated the governor-elect of the state, Seyi Makinde of the People’s Democratic Party.
Ajimobi, in a congratulatory message by his Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, Mr Bolaji Tunji, said now that the elections were over, Makinde should carry all stakeholders along in his administration.
The governor urged Makinde to start getting prepared for the onerous task of governance by putting behind him all the electioneering acrimonies.
He also urged Makinde to prevail on his followers and supporters to shun acts and utterances capable of igniting crisis in the state.
Similarly, APC Publicity Secretary in the state Dr AbdulAzeez Olatunde, in a statement, congratulated the party’s gubernatorial candidate, Oloye Bayo Adelabu and the governor-elect for a good race and well fought battle at the polls.
He said: “The elections have come and gone, won and lost and the people of Oyo State have spoken. We respect the INEC declaration of Engr. Seyi Makinde as the Governor elect and wish to congratulate him. Similarly, we commend the gallantry of Chief Adebayo Adelabu who gave a good account of not only himself but the APC in Oyo State. Our commendation also goes to all the victorious candidates in our party.”