Following the visit of Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue to Oyo state, The Tiv community in Oyo state has expressed their confidence in the leadership of Engr. Seyi Makinde, revealing their willingness to support his political ambition beyond 2023.
This was communicated by Hon. Dooshima Aneh (JP), Special Adviser to the Governor on Intergovernmental Affairs and the Northern States Liason, in a stakeholders meeting of the Tiv community in Oyo state, held at the Benue Links park, Ojoo, Ibadan.
The special adviser said: “This gathering is essential to reassure our people that the present administration of Engr. Seyi Makinde is poised to jettison ethnic considerations in the affairs of the state.
“This administration is ready to give every law-abiding Nigerian resident in the state, a sense of belonging and a platform to thrive. There is no form of discriminatory treatment of residents along ethnic or religious lines. For being this kind to our people, we will support the Governor massively even beyond 2023.”
Dooshima advised the Tiv community, to be law-abiding, remain vigilant and contribute their quota to the growth of the society they habit: “All Nigerians who seek a means of living in Oyo state, is afforded equal opportunities to fulfil their dreams. To this end, I urge you all to be law-abiding and good ambassadors of your respective states and localities. Avoid actions that negate the progress of the society and be rest assured of the protection of your basic rights by the present administration in Oyo state.”
In his speech the Director-General Oyo state liaison office, Abuja and Lagos stated that the present government in Oyo state prioritizes inter-ethnic harmony because it believes in one Nigeria and freedom to all law-abiding citizens