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General News of Monday, 20 March 2023


Adeleke congratulates 'brother' Makinde on re-election

Adeleke and Makinde Adeleke and Makinde

Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke has congratulated Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on his re-election at Saturday’s governorship election.

Adeleke, in a statement, signed and obtained in Osogbo described the result as a vote of confidence on Makinde's performance since he assumed office in 2019.

According to him, Makinde’s victory was a sort of voters’ validation of the rapid development Oyo has witnessed under his leadership.

“I congratulate my brother, Governor Seyi Makinde on his re-election at the polls. Residents of Oyo State have reaffirmed their faith and confidence in his performance.

“They have confirmed the rapid development of Oyo State, under the able leadership of my brother, Seyi Makinde.

“On behalf of the people and government of Osun State, I extend our warm felicitation to Governor Makinde. I look forward to years of partnership and collaboration between our two states on inter-state infrastructures among others,” Adeleke said.

Describing Oyo and Osun states as siamese twins, Adeleke called for closer partnership in economic and social affairs between the two states.