As the nation moves closer to the general elections in 2023, Oyo PDP Chieftain and Chairman, Oyo Pacesetters Transport Company, Dare Adeleke has expressed confidence in Governor Makinde’s ability to to give the party it’s best eleven to lead the party to victory in the election.
Adeleke, gave the assurance while hosting the Special Adviser to Oyo State Governor on Culture and Tourism, Hon. Akeem Ademola Ige at his Oluyole residence recently.
Hon. Akeem Ademola Ige was at the residence of the PDP chieftain in continuation of his consultation to PDP leaders and stakeholders in Ibadan South East and North East federal constituency to seek their blessing to contest for the House of Representatives election to represent the said federal constituency in 2023 general elections.
Adeleke while assuring party members of the readiness of the party towards the election said Makinde who is the leader of the party in the South West Zone, will ensure fairness and will ensure the right people get the ticket:
“Our leader, His Excellency, Seyi Makinde is the captain of the ship. I am very sure that his political testaments so far, will surely give us victory.
He’s the leader and the captain of the ship. His achievements will surly give us victory.” Adeleke noted.
Expressing confidence that Makinde’s input in choosing the right candidates is not in doubt, Adeleke said: “His Excellency’s input on who and who will emerge as our flag bearers, will ensure equity, fairness and all round victory. I am certain that His Excellency
will not impose any unpopular candidate over the wish of the majority of the party faithfuls that might affect its chances during the election.
His Excellency is the major factor to decide and advice and we trust him.”
Adeleke, who is the former south west Youth Leader of the PDP, stressed that he is aware that the party, under Makinde, will be transparent and will create a level playground for all members aspiring for various elective positions, without giving undue favour to any of the aspirants that will affect the party in the election.
Adeleke however advised candidates to study the legal guidelines before jumping in.
“I strongly advise the contestant to read the new signed electoral guidelines.
I hope they are not waiting for the party to tell them how to do that “
Hon. Akeem Ademola Ige was at the residence of the PDP chieftain in continuation of his consultation to PDP leaders and stakeholders in Ibadan South East and North East federal constituency and seeking their blessing to contest for the House of Representatives election to represent the said federal constituency in 2023 general elections.
Adeleke said that while there is nothing wrong for anybody to aspire for any position, it is, however, important for such an individual to weigh his or her chance and how popular he is among the electorate before embarking on such an adventure.
While welcoming Hon. Akeem Ige and his entourage, Adeleke said that Ademola Ige is one of the very few politicians with track records of performance in all positions he has held so far, urging him not to relent in his consultations to stakeholders to seek their blessing for the House of Representatives election come 2023.
Another PDP chieftain in Ibadan South East Local Government, Hon. Kunmi Adesina also described Hon. Akeem Ademola Ige as a tested, trusted and competent politician with deep experience in grassroot politics.He equally assured Hon. Ige of transparency and level play ground for all aspirants seeking elective positions.
Ige who also visited the Chairman Oyo State Sports Council, Hon. Olugbenga Ayinde Adewusi (Arole) in his office at Adamasingba Sports complex, had earlier informed the PDP chieftains that his visit was part of his consultations to various stakeholders to intimate them of his intention to contest for House of Representatives election in 2023 and seek their blessings and support.