The Oyo State chapter of Labour Social gathering has been engulfed in one other disaster over the alleged endorsement of Governor Seyi Makinde.
Makinde is in search of a second time period on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP).
It was learnt that Sodiq Atayese, chairman of the Labour Social gathering, and a few chieftains within the state had allegedly endorsed the governor.
The chairman of the social gathering and his colleagues made the announcement on the weekend in Ibadan.
He enjoined members of the social gathering to vote for Makinde throughout the eleventh March election, regardless of his social gathering having its personal gubernatorial candidate.
However, the gubernatorial candidate of the social gathering, Tawfiq Tayo Akinwale, in his response, described the alleged endorsement as unlucky.
Akinwale in an announcement obtained on Monday, stated that he acquired the information of the alleged endorsement with nice shock.
“I wish to admire you all to your doggedness and help thus far, we have now been capable of come this far due to your help and prayers, and by God’s grace, our efforts shall be topped with success on the polls.
“I’m addressing you at this press time based mostly on info made obtainable to me that the Oyo State Labour Social gathering Chairman, Sodiq Atayese shall be main some candidates of the social gathering to declare help for the outgoing governor Seyi Makinde of the PDP forward of the March 11, 2023 governorship election.
“It’s with nice shock that I acquired this info and I completely dissociate myself from and outrightly condemn such a callous transfer.
“I, Tawfiq Tayo Akinwale hereby declare and reemphasize that I didn’t and won’t step down for any candidate or social gathering be it outgoing Seyi Makinde or another particular person.
“I wish to advise anybody planning to promote out the struggles, efforts, assets, time, and sweats of a lot of my ardent supporters and lovers of the Labour Social gathering to shortly cancel such plans to avert the anger of God upon them,” he stated.
Hundreds of members of LP are at the moment on the crossroads over who to help throughout the forthcoming gubernatorial election due to what’s at the moment occurring within the social gathering.
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