Governorship Poll: Oyo LP candidate kicks as party adopts Makinde

Written by on March 7, 2023

The Leaders of Labour Party (LP) in Oyo State have dumped the party’s governorship candidate, Tawfiq Akinwale, and adopted Governor Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Saturday’s governorship election in the state.

However, Mr Akinwale has said he has not stepped down for Mr Makinde despite the position of his party’s leaders.

The chairperson of LP in the state, Atayase Sadiq, made the announcement at a press briefing held at the party’s secretariat in Ibadan, the state capital.

Premium time reports that  Mr Sadiq said the decision was made after consultation with members of the party across the state’s 33 local government areas.

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