Reactions As INEC Declares Makinde Winner Of Oyo Guber Election
Reactions have trailed the emergence of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Oyo Governor, Seyi Makinde, as the winner of Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
Makinde polled a total of 563,617 votes to defeat his closest rival, Teslim Folarin of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who scored 251,230.
While Adebayo Adelabu of the Accord Party polled 38,757 to come a distant third.
The PDP Governorship candidate won in thirty-one local governments out of the thirty-three local governments in the state to defeat 15 other candidates.
The candidate of the APC, Folarin won the remaining two local governments in the state, and Adebayo Adelabu of the Accord Party (AP) won none.
Makinde’s victory was announced by the INEC State Collation Officer, Adebayo Bamire at the state collation centre in Ibadan, the state capital.
Following the development, some netizens took to the micro-blogging platform, Twitter to congratulate the governor for his election victory.
See some of the reactions below.
@Ollan26 wrote: “Oyo state don set the PACE makes others state actors emulate, good governance over party politics. Power to the people.”
@cmmoyeledun wrote: “Congratulations, Mr Governor. Never in doubt.”
@dahmiedroll wrote: “Na giveaway remain @seyiamakinde cos I don shout your name my voice don change to penguin voice”
@ewagbenga1912 wrote: “Congratulations to the people’s governor!”
@tophlex wrote: “Free and fare without thugs. This is the definition of someone that has structure.
“You don’t need violence to win elections. Your work will speak for you. Congratulations to him.”
@Letter_to_Jack wrote: “I am so happy for Seyi Makinde. The people genuinely love him. Indeed, good governance is the best PR.”
@johndhr wrote: “As expected….competent and capable fellow doing his best for his people. Congratulations.
@_darasimi_ wrote: “Most deserving! The people of Oyo State are happy. May you do more exploits during your 2nd term and beyond. Congratulations Champ!”