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2023: G5 govs still open for alignment – Makinde

Seyi Makinde

The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has expressed hope in the G5 governors reaching a truce with the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party ahead of the forthcoming 2023 general elections.

The Nation reported that Makinde said this shortly after signing the Bill on Emmanuel Alayande University of Education, Oyo Law 2022.

Speaking on who the G5-Governors would support for the Presidential election, the governor expressed hope that some form of alignment will be reached before the election.

Still fielding questions from reporters, the governor said his colleagues in the G5, including Nyesome Wike (Rivers), Samuel Ortom (Benue), Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia) and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu) are still in talks with the party leadership and some demands have been placed before the same.

He said, β€œIt is not time. We are still talking. We have made some demands on the party. One day is a long time in politics. So, we are still talking and we are hopeful that some form of alignment will be reached at the end of the day.”

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