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Oyo ADC Deputy Governorship Candidate Defects To PDP, Gives Reasons

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By Bode Akinbode

The Deputy Governorship candIdate of the African Democratic Party ( ADC) in Oyo state, Evangelist Emmanuel Oyetayo Oyewole has defected to the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.

Oyewole is the running mate to the Governorship Candidate of the ADC in the State, Dr. Ganiyu Dele Ajadi, for the 2023 governorship election.

The development is coming exactly a week when thousands of members of the party formally joined the PDP at lekan Salami stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan

Oyewole while addressing newsmen on Friday at the Dapo Aderogba Press Centre of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Oyo State Council ,
described his decision as a turning point in the race for the 2023 governorship election.

“I, Emmanuel Oyetayo Oyewole, the Deputy Governorship Candidate of the ADC in Oyo State, hereby denounce my membership of the ADC and pledge my total allegiance to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

“I and my followers, spread across the State, have considered this decision and I can say with all sense of responsibility that I have taken this decision in the interest of Oyo State. , he said

He lauded the state governor , Engr. Seyi Makinde”s effort’s at transforming the state in the areas of infrastructure , education, health, security and human capital development among others.

“”Truth be told, going by the good governance and masterful administration of Oyo State under the incumbent Executive Governor of Oyo State, His Excellency, Engr. Seyi Makinde, the 2023 Governorship Election in the State should have only one clear contender and that is the incumbent Governor, because as they say, one good term deserves another.

“”Under Governor Makinde, Oyo State is gradually transforming into the State of our collective dreams; the Pacesetter State, where different success stories in human capacity development, infrastructure development, economic expansion, improved education, security of lives and properties and health delivery gladden the hearts.

“As loyal and patriotic indigenes of Oyo State, I and the teeming members of the ADC who had earlier signed to my aspiration as ADC Deputy Governorship Candidate, we want these positive developments to continue and we believe that only Governor
Makinde can make this possible.

“This is why I, Emmanuel Oyetayo Oyewole, am declaring that from this day, 21st October, 2022, I am marching forward with Omituntun 2.0, the greater level of accelerated development and people-oriented leadership, which Governor Makinde has provided in Oyo State since 2019.,he said

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