The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde has vowed to unseat Governor Makinde from office as governor of Oyo state in 2023
The also said the governor disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.
Recall that the ZLP candidate, Barrister Sharafadeen Alli, African Democratic Congress (ADC) gubernatorial candidate, Barrister Olufemi Lanlehin and Social Democratic Party (SDP) Chief Bolaji Ayorinde (SAN) and others formed an alliance to support Makinde against the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Mr. Adebayo Adelabu in the March 9th 2019 election.
ZLP Chairman, Comrade Wole Abisoye while addressing party members at the Oyo South Senatorial meeting of the party held in Ibadan on Tuesday maintained that Makinde did not disappoint the party, but only disappointed himself by not honouring the agreements.
The meeting was attended by ZLP gubernatorial candidate in 2019, Barrister Sharafadeen Alli, ZLP Senatorial candidate for Oyo South in 2019, Mr. Remi Olajide, ZLP candidate for Ido/ Ibarapa East Federal constituency, Mr. Bimbo Adepoju and state women leader,
Another party chieftain,Mrs. Bola Alonge maintained that the party has a solid structure to defeat Makinde in 2023.
He said, “Makinde disappointed himself for not honouring our agreements. The man who disappointed us disappointed himself by not fulfilling the promises. So, we have to move on. Life must go on. We have what it takes to unseat him in 2023.
“It will not be too long. People are still coming to the party. We have a structure on the ground. We are organising ourselves to defeat him. After this Oyo South meeting, we will organize for other senatorial zones in the state.