Ahead 2023 governoship election that would hold in Oyo state, the People’s Democratic party PDP in Oyo state has announced the Chairman of Housing Corporation in the state, Mr. Bayo Lawal as the running mate to Governor Seyi Makinde .
The announcement came up on Tuesday in a meeting held at the State Government House.
The development came hours after the incumbent Deputy Governor Rauf Olaniyan announced his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress.
In attendance at the meeting were governor Seyi Makinde, former State Chairman of the PDP, Kunmi Mustapha; current Chairman, Dayo Ogungbenro; Chairman, State Advisory Council, Hosea Agboola, party leaders, elders, and leaders from the Oke Ogun region
The Publicity Secretary of the Party in the state, Akeem Olatunji, confirmed the announcement of Lawal to Journalist on phone
He said, “Yes, he (Lawal) has been announced as Governor Seyi Makinde’s running mate”.