2023: Governor Makinde dumps deputy, picks Bayo Lawal as replacement


.Gov Seyi Makinde

News reaching this medium indicated that Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has dumped his deputy, Rauf Olaniyan, and replaced him with the chairman of the state’s Housing Corporation Bayo Lawal as his new running mate ahead of the 2023 governorship election.

The governor announced this during a stakeholder meeting with the Oke Ogun members of the People’s Democratic Party in Ibadan.

This announcement came a few days after Rauf Olaniyan announced his defection from the People’s Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress

Bayo Lawal is from Kishi, Irepo Local Government Area of Oke Ogun, Oyo State.

He was a former Attorney General of Oyo State in 1999 under the administration of Governor Lam Adesina.



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