We won’t allow some people in PDP to corrupt judiciary, says Makinde
Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, yesterday, said the party would not allow some people in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to corrupt the judiciary.
Makinde orders the reopening of Sasa market
Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, Tuesday ordered the immediate reopening of Sasa market in Akinyele local government area of Oyo State after two weeks of closure. The governor took the decision after meeting with the traditional rulers, the Baale of Sasa and the Serkihausawa Sasa. "This morning, we met with the leaders and stakeholders of…
Ogbomoso PDP commends Makinde for development strides
Despite ongoing face-off between Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and the former governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayo Fayose, over who is the authentic leader of the Peoples Democratic Party
Makinde, Akeredolu visit scene of Ibadan ethnic conflict
Ondo and Oyo state governors, Seyi Makinde and Rotimi Akeredolu have visited the scene of ethnic conflict in Sasha community, Ibadan, Oyo State. The two governors met with the leaders of the Yoruba and Hausa communities and appealed to them to live in unity. Several people reportedly died in a clash after a Yoruba cobbler…
Makinde’s aide distributes hijabs in Ibadan
The Special Assistant to Oyo State Governor on Islamic Affairs, Alhaji AbdRasheed AbdAzeez, has donated 250 hijabs to Muslim women in commemoration of this year’s World Hijab Day. The beneficiaries were Islamic organisations that included Al-Akhwaatul Muslimaat, Alhamdulilah Islamic Society and the Peoples Democratic Party’s Muslim women of Ward 8, Ibadan Northwest Local Government. Addressing…
Makinde deploys 200 Amotekun officers to curb kidnapping, banditry
Oyo State governor Seyi Makinde Wednesday said 200 members of the Western Nigeria Security Network in Oyo State codenamed Amotekun have been deployed to address the security challenges in the state. Makinde said the additional deployment of the security outfit is to "rid the forests of criminals" carrying out kidnapping/banditry in the state especially in…
Oyo governor flouts quarantine act, attends event day after returning from U.S.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has again breached COVID-19 safety protocols by attending a public event a day after he returned from the United States of America, PremiumTimes reported. Makinde was out of Nigeria for about 10 days vacation in the U.S. He returned to the state on Tuesday, January 10, 2021. Just a day…
Makinde recounts successes in 2020 despite challenges
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Thursday recounted some of his successes in 2020 despite the myriad of challenges facing the nation, urging residents to maintain a positive outlook for the new year.
I’ll honour invite from Oyo anti-graft agency, says Makinde
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has said that he will appear and defend himself before Oyo State Anti-Corruption Agency (OYACA) if anyone reports him to the agency.
Makinde opens GSM tennis tournament as Oyo moves to discover fresh talents
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, yesterday declared open the Governor Seyi Makinde Tennis Tournament organised by the Ministry of Youth and Sport, which he said is one of his administration’s sports development projects. Speaking at the Ibadan Recreation Club, where he launched the GSM Tennis Tournament, a brainchild of his Special Assistant on Sports, Oluwatobi…