‘Let’s get rid of APC’, Makinde urges PDP stakeholders ahead of 2023 elections

Ahead of the 2023 elections, Seyi Makinde, the Governor of Oyo State, rallied stakeholders within the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to ensure unity.

Makinde made the call via a series of tweets on Saturday, while tasking the party with ensuring the ousting of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from the helm of business.

The governor also clarified the thorny question of zoning given the victory of a Northerner, Atiku Abubakar, in the presidential primaries of the PDP.

He tweeted: “On the issue of the Southern President:

As they say, ‘Wanti wanti e no get. Geti getti e no want’. Democracy is that the majority will do what it wants. We have seen the outcome of the primaries. It’s like that.

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“In politics, if you can’t get what you want, you rethink and see how you can best get what you want. Right now we want APC out of the federal government. So that’s the task. Let’s get rid of APC.

“After that we can continue the agitation for the southern president. Four years is not long. What is important is that we ensure that our people get good governance. 7+ d APC what has it brought economically compared to 16 years of PDP achievements?

“So I will say that the majority at the convention voted for a northern candidate for the PDP. Our task now is to dislodge the APC and continue to pursue justice, fairness and equity.

“Anyone who wants a development policy and an inclusion policy will seek a consensus so that there is no rancor when the primaries are done and that is what we are doing. If a person is into ‘jagba’ politics, you know what they will do when they come to power.

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