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Tribunal victory: PDP congratulates Gov Makinde

Peoples Democratic Party on Monday congratulated Governor Seyi Makinde on his victory at the Election Petition Tribunal.

The party in a congratulatory statement by its Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Prince Diran Odeyemi, after the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal had upheld Governor Makinde’s election, said  with the reaffirmation, the governor would be more focused.

Odeyemi said the margin of victory recorded by Governor Makinde in the election was an indication that people of Oyo state overwelmingly voted for PDP.

He then called on APC to accept defeat and allow Makinde to concentrate on governance and improve lives of the people of the state.

The statement reads, “we congratulate our governor on his victory. We hope APC will allow the governor to concentrate on his job and improve on the lives of the residents of Oyo.

“With the margin of victory he recorded, it is clear people of Oyo wanted Governor Makinde, so APC should not constitute further hinderance to the collective good out people in Pacesetters State through needless litigation capable of causing distraction.” The statement said.

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