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2023: Help Atiku if you need second time period – Ex-Minister, Oyelese tells Makinde

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Elder Wole Oyelese, a former Minister of Energy and Metal, has mentioned the second-term ambition of Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state lies within the victory of Atiku Abubakar.

Atiku is the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) within the twenty fifth February presidential election.

Oyelese made this declaration whereas talking with journalists in Ibadan, the state capital on Thursday.

Makinde, one of many just lately shaped G-5 governors underneath the PDP has refused to marketing campaign for Atiku Abubakar

He and different G-5 members had earlier mentioned they won’t help Atiku except the nationwide chairman of the occasion, Dr. Iyorcha Ayu resigns from his place.

However Oyelese who is without doubt one of the chieftains of PDP within the state has suggested Makinde to retrace his steps.

The previous minister famous that the necessity for Makinde to rescind his choice was needed to grasp his second-term ambition.

Oyelese whereas addressing journalists defined that Makinde wants Atiku to win the second time period election, including that greater than 95 % of political appointees underneath Makinde’s authorities have been working for Atiku.

The previous minister identified that Makinde lacks the capability to upturn the favored sentiment in Oyo State which is in help of Atiku, warning that the present scenario is an act of treachery.

He added that it’s unacceptable to see that Makinde who’s searching for re-election on the platform of the PDP is working towards the presidential candidate of the identical political occasion.

Oyelese suggested Makinde to rescind his choice and help Atiku with out losing extra time.

He mentioned, “I see the present scenario as an act of treachery whenever you belong to a political occasion and you’re working towards the presidential candidate of that occasion. It’s Seyi that wants Atiku and never Atiku that wants him, as a result of Oyo State individuals have made up their minds to help Atiku.

“The underside line is that Makinde ought to marketing campaign overtly for Atiku or else, will probably be taken that he has made an announcement in step with what the G-5 governors have been saying and that is harmful for his second time period ambition. Makinde ought to know That Wike has misplaced it”.