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2023: Why it’ll be troublesome for APC to defeat Seyi Makinde in Oyo – El-Rufai

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The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has admitted it could be robust for the All Progressives Congress (APC) to defeat his Oyo State counterpart, Seyi Makinde, in 2023.

El-Rufai acknowledged this on the commemoration and send-off ceremony organised for the outgoing director-general of the Worldwide Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nteranya Sanginga, on Friday.

The Kaduna governor, nevertheless, mentioned APC will strive its finest to unseat Makinde, however it could be robust as a result of he has ruled properly.

Each governors recounted how they argued throughout a Nationwide Govt Council (NEC) sitting, over if to lock down their states within the warmth of the COVID-19 outbreak.

“After that debate, I went again to my state and I locked it down. Seyi (Makinde) went again to his state and did a partial lockdown. However he locked himself down as a result of he obtained COVID.

“In my state, I did what I felt was the proper factor and he did what was finest for his state.

“We’ll do our greatest to defeat you. However I do know will probably be robust as a result of you’ve been governor,” El-Rufai mentioned.