The newly sworn-in Local Government Chairmen have been congratulated by The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Oyo State chapter; who also advised them to utilize Governor Seyi Makinde’s policies and programs as blueprints for their tenure at the grassroots.
The party said that it is optimistic about PDP’s victory in the rescheduled Ido polls slated for May 26, emphasising that the track record of Honourable Sheriff Adeojo as one of the finest crop of politicians and public administrator will secure the party a resounding victory.
PDP made this statement on Tuesday 25th, May, through a signed press statement by Oyo state PDP’s Spokesman, Engr Akeem Olatunji, and who made it available to media officers.
According to the press statement, Seyi Makinde has shown the desired political drive expected of a responsive government to create good fortune for Oyo State.
Olatunji in the statement said that Governor Makinde has endlessly matched his words, especially every policy statement with commensurate action which is evident in both human and infrastructural development in the state.
The party further said that the council Chairmen must see their new offices as a call to service and must justify the trust and faith reposed in them by the people of the state who against all odds came out en masse on May 22 to vote for them.
“The Executive Governor of Oyo state, our own ‘Mr Talk and Do’ has proved to the whole world that good governance is not a product of media propaganda but visible human and infrastructural development that improves the quality of life of the people.
“Governor Makinde has continued to make the PDP the toast of many even across opposition parties. Politics is never a do or die affair and must never be seen so which is why this government of our great party has continued to deliver on its mandate from day one of taking over reins of power in the state.
“We urge you all to dedicate yourselves to the service of Oyo state in your various local government areas by replicating Governor Makinde’s laudable policies and programs to take good governance which the Makinde led government is reputable for to the doorstep of the people at the grassroots.
“Local Government administration is the closest to the people and your mandate as ambassadors of our great party in your various councils is to ensure that the people continue to enjoy dividend of democracy.
“We urge you to make your doors open for constructive criticism even as Governor Makinde has always exemplified by running an open and all-inclusive government.
“The Peoples Democratic Party in Oyo state presented you to the people from our stock of very fine, refined, and progressive-minded political stock which was reciprocated by the people who have given you a resounding victory at the poll, it is indeed a testament to the general acceptance of PDP across the nooks and crannies of Oyo state and we urge you to keep our party flag flying high.
“We are committed to providing all needed political support to ensure that you succeed in your new designations and pray God almighty grant you renewed tenacity, dexterity, political vigour to deliver on your mandate as local government Chairmen and chairperson,” the state concludes.