2023: Retrace your steps now over Atiku – Oyelese tells Makinde

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Former Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Elder Wole Oyelese, has suggested governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State to retrace his steps over his opposition to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) within the 2023 elections, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku.

Oyelese made this disclosure on Wednesday in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

DAILY POST recollects that Makinde and different 5 governors have pledged to not assist Atiku.

The 5 governors, often called G5, insisted that they weren’t proud of Atiku as a result of the nationwide chairman of PDP, Senator Iyorcha Ayu can also be from the northern area the place Atiku got here from.

According to him: “Makinde should retreat now so that he can fight in another day. Politics is not a do-or-die affair. It is not difficult to see that this time around, Atiku is God’s own project and he should be part of it.”

He additional acknowledged: “The governor is surrounded by many people, who cannot tell him the truth to let him know that a lot of damage has been done to the party. There is a lot of work to be done if PDP is to remain in power in Oyo State.”

He famous that the coalition that introduced Governor Seyi Makinde to energy is gone. “Most leaders and gatekeepers of the party are either gone or alienated. His colleague governors like Wike and others have nothing to lose because they have concluded their two terms in office and laid the foundation for their successors.”

Oyelese additional avowed that: “Atiku is the only presidential candidate imbued with leadership qualities and technical know-how to restore the lost glory of the nation and salvage Nigeria’s ship heading for the rocks.”

2023: Retrace your steps now over Atiku – Oyelese tells Makinde

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