The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Senator Teslim Folarin has congratulated Engineer Seyi Makinde on his re-election as the governor of Oyo state
Folarin, in a rare display of sportsmanship, admitted that “it is God that gives power and takes power! may Oyo state and our people continue to prosper,” he said.
The APC governorship candidate was quoted in a statement signed by him admonishing the members of the party for their commitment and support during last Saturday’s governorship election.
The statement read “I would like to express my sincere appreciation to Oyo state electorates for their support for all APC candidates on March 18th elections. May God Bless you all.
“To whom much is given, much is expected. It is on this note that I am offering my solemn gratitude to leaders and members of our great party, APC; the coalition parties, candidates of other political parties that worked for us, volunteers, the press as well as individuals that contributed to the Itesiwaju Ipinle Oyo 2023 project.
“Furthermore, I give kudos to members of the 2023 Oyo State APC Presidential and Governorship campaign council for the best-ever issue-based campaigns. Thank you for your absolute loyalty, dedication and commitment to the struggle.
“I also laud the overwhelming support from my friends and political allies across the country. Thanks for being there always.
“To our teeming party members and support groups, I appeal to you to remain calm as we study the results of the just concluded Governorship and House of Assembly elections held on Saturday, March 18th 2023.
“It is God that gives power and takes power! May Oyo state and our people continue to prosper.
“In conclusion, in line with the official pronouncement of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), I hereby congratulate Engr. Seyi Makinde,” he stated.
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