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Governor Makinde confirms that Atiku, Bala and Tambuwal have indicated interest in contesting 2023 presidency

Governor Makinde confirms that Atiku, Bala and Tambuwal have indicated interest in contesting 2023 presidency

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo has confirmed that former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state and Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto have indicated interest in contesting in the 2023 presidential election.

Makinde confirmed this in an interview on Channels Television on Thursday October 21.

The Oyo state Governor noted that Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party understand the need for unity ahead of next general election, adding that the only way to stop the opposition party in the 2023 presidential election is by dividing it.

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Oyo Lawmakers Approves Makinde’s N18.7bn Loan Request

Oyo House of Assembly has given its nod to Governor Seyi Makinde to access N18.7bn Federal Government Bridge Facility loan meant to cushion the effect of Covid-19 pandemic in the State.

The request was contained in a letter forwarded to the Assembly by the Governor read during late Monday’s emergency plenary by Speaker Adebo Ogundoyin.