Front line sociopolitical group, the Oyo State Development Advocacy group (OSDAG), has congratulated the Governor of Oyo State, Engr Seyi Makinde over his victory at the Supreme Court.
Makinde who led his closest rival, Mr. Bayo Adelabu with over 150,000 votes at the Match 9th, governorship election in Oyo State, an election which the opposition disputed and headed to the tribunal, appeal and finally at the Supreme Court where it was affirmed that Makinde is the real owners of the mandate.
OSDAG in a statement issued by its spokesman, Mr. Michael Ogunsina,stated that, Oyo people are lucky that they voted the right governor and stood by him, it is indeed a well deserved victory.
“This mandate was freely given to him and there should not be any dispute in the first place. OSDAG calls on the opposition APC, to accept the verdict in good faith, that the wish of the people cannot be upturned.”
He commended the Supreme Court for not going in the path capable of setting the State on fire, that a contrary judgement could have snowballed into unimaginable situation.
He, however, called on the good people of Oyo to rally round the Governor, and continue to support all his lofty ideas and developmental plans, assuring them that at the end of his first four years, they would see major differences in terms of Agriculture, commerce and industry, healthcare, physical infrastructures, education, security, housing, and many more.
The group also urged the Governor to extend olive branch of service to the people in the opposition, while charging the opposition to give a peace a change in order to all avoid unnecessary distractions for the governor.