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The Executives of Accord party in Oyo state have announced a working alliance with the gubernatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Governor Seyi Makinde.

 

The State Chairman of the Party, Prince Kolade Ojo said the party has adopted Makinde as its candidate, while dumping the party’s guber-candidate, Chief Adebayo Adelabu.

Oyo News reports that this is as political scheming hots up ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Oyo State.

Kolade Ojo who disclosed this on Wednesdy in Ibadan accused Adelabu, a former CBN Deputy Governor of sidelining chieftains and members of the Accord party, and lacking respect for the elders of the party.

Accord party however said that its House of Assembly candidates in the 32 local government councils remain in the race to win, as the party had not collapsed its entire structure into the PDP.

He said, “following the just-concluded presidential and National Assembly elections in our dear Nation, the State Working Committee of Accord, its 33 Local Government Chairmen, as well as, party stalwarts, converged on the party office, Aremo, Ibadan to evaluate, brainstorm and chart way forward with a view to proffering workable solutions for the progress and continued development of our Pace Setter State”, he said.

Meanwhile, the National Chairman of the party, Malam Muhammad Nalado has debunked rumours that the party has entered into alliance with Gov. Seyi Makinde for the March 11 governorship election.

He reacted to information that the party has entered into a pact to support Gov Makinde.

“Nothing can be further from the truth. We have always been aware of the anti-party antics of the State Chairman, Kolade Ojo and those encouraging him”, he said.

By oyonews

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