Seyi Makinde, the Oyo state governor is seeking another four years to extend his tenure.
On Saturday, March 18, the Oyo state governor went to cast his vote at the 2023 gubernatorial election.
Makinde voted at Abayomi area, Iwo Road, in Unit 001, Ward 11 in Ibadan North East Local Government Area in Ibadan.
He arrived at the polling unit around 10:32 am.
The governor, who is seeking another term in office on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), went to cast his vote immediately he arrived at the venue.
He was welcomed by a large crowd who had voted and awaited his arrival.
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Now Arrival of Governor Seyi makinde
PDP guber candidate at his polling unit pic.twitter.com/N3npabn7tV
— OYO BOY (@AfolabiSmith5) March 18, 2023
Speaking with journalists, Makinde said the Oyo state government is engaging with the security agencies to ensure the safety of voters and a peaceful atmosphere during the exercise.
In his words, “This is not just an election, it is a democracy. It is an entrenchment of the government by the people and for the people.
“Until this morning, we are engaging with the security agencies. The security in place is holding up… I encourage people to come out and exercise their franchise. There is still time till 4 pm to vote”