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Seyi Makinde Makes Promise To Tinubu After Victory At Governorship Election




Seyi Makinde and Tinubu

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has promised to work with the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, when his government is finally inaugurated on May 29th.

Makinde made the promise during an interview with TVC on Sunday.

The governor promised to ensure Nigeria is united and on the path of inclusivity, adding his government would also create value for the country.

He said, “I will work with the President-elect. We will continue to work towards ensuring that Nigeria is united. We will make sure Nigeria is on the path of inclusivity. We will work with the passion to create value in our country Nigeria.”

Naija News earlier reported that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced Makinde as the winner of the Oyo governorship election.

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.

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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.