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2023: Makinde drops Deputy Governor

Politics

Oyo state governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has dropped his Deputy governor, Engineer Rauf Olaniyan as running ahead the conduct of the 2023 general election.

Makinde, as reliably informed as picked a Kisi born politician as his running mate in 2023. This development has further confirmed frosty relationship between the leaders of the party.

Our correspondent gathered that Deputy Governor had prior to this latest development contemplated of leaving the APC for another party.

He alleged the governor of sideling him in decision making, especially on issues concerning the party. It was gathered that the Deputy governor was not carried along during the selection of party’s candidates in the last primary election.

As a result of this, the Deputy governor was not in attendance at the Lekan Salami Sports Complex, venue of the primary election.

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