70 percent Of My Reelection Votes Were Delivered By Muslim Community – Gov. Makinde
The executive governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde has confirmed that 70 percent of the votes that got him reelected were delivered by the Muslim community in Oyo state.
Makinde made the statement during the commissioning of the rebuilt
Tadhamunul Muslimeen Mosque also known as Adogba Mosque in Ibadan.
The governor while commending the Muslim community said, there was a rumor that the Oyo state Muslims were not enjoying his administration during his first tenure, so the Muslim Ummah decided not to vote for him during the reelection.
In his testimony, the governor said, the Muslim community did not only voted for him, they delivered over 70 percent of the votes that got him reelected.
He said it was on record that, for the first time in the history of Oyo state, a main governorship election opposition candidate, lost his polling unit, father’s house polling unit, Mother’s house polling unit, family house polling unit, village polling unit, and relatives polling units at the same time and same during an election.
Seyi Makinde said it was the same Muslim community who have been speculated would be biased, and vote against him, however delivered over 70 percent of his votes during the March 18th, governorship election.
The governor, thereafter appreciated the continued support of the Oyo state Muslim community and promised to be a pillar to the upliftment of religious activities in the state.
The Tadhamunul Muslimeen Mosque also known as Adogba Mosque, Iwo Road, Ibadan, which was rebuilt by the governor Makinde was commissioned on Thursday in an epoch-making event.
The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero with other eminent Muslim leaders graced the commissioning.