The Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) chief in Oyo state and former Minister of Mines and Metal Growth, Elder Wole Oyelese, has suggested Governor Seyi Makinde to retreat from opposing Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s candidature within the 2023 presidential election.
Elder Oyelese whereas addressing co-ordinators of Atiku Vanguard in Oyo state Wednesday declared “Atiku is God’s personal challenge” and Governor Makinde needs to be a part of it.
Emphasising that there was a restrict for all the things and that Makinde has reached the restrict and will retrace his steps on his opposition of Atiku Abubakar’s presidency, the PDP chief mentioned it was time for the governor to step again from following his different colleagues who having nothing to lose after spending two phrases in workplace as governors of their respective states.
“Whoever is combating or working towards Atiku is combating us. We’re all witnesses to the dwindling financial system in Nigeria and the exorbitant costs of products, commodities and providers. Atiku is the one presidential candidate imbued with management qualities and technical know-how to revive the misplaced glory of the nation and salvage Nigeria’s ship heading for the rocks,” he mentioned.
The PDP chief added, “Makinde ought to retreat now in order that he can struggle in one other day. Politics just isn’t a do-or-die affairs. It’s not troublesome to see that this time round, Atiku is God’s personal challenge and he needs to be a part of it. The governor is surrounded by many individuals, who can not inform him the reality to let him know that a whole lot of injury has been executed to the get together,”
“There’s a whole lot of work to be executed if PDP is to stay in energy in Oyo State.The Coalition that introduced Governor Seyi Makinde to energy is gone. Most leaders and gatekeepers of the get together are both gone or alienated”.
Elder Oyelese burdened, “His colleague governors like Wike and others don’t have anything to lose as a result of they’re concluding their two phrases in workplace and laid basis for his or her successors. This isn’t so for Oyo as a result of Makinde is doing his first time period in workplace and searching for re-election. It’s the get together members who’ve lots to lose if the PDP can not retain energy because the get together controlling Oyo State authorities.
“His re-election battle ought to take the entrance burner and sufficient of all this jamboree. Our mission is to make sure victory for Atiku/Okowa presidential candidacy”.