Supporters grounded human and vehicular movement in Ibadan on Wednesday, staging a walk in support of the Gubernatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Governor Seyi Makinde.
The crowd included Nigerian youths, Teachers, Civil Servants, Traders, Artisans, motor dealers among others.
The enthusiastic supporters of Governor Seyi Makinde began the solidarity march at Mapo through Beere, Oje, Gate, Total Garden and terminated the walk at the State secretariat, Ibadan.
It was organized by a support group, led by the trio of Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun, Mr. Oriyomi Hamzat, and Ms. Seyi Peace.
The supporters defied the cloudy weather and walked round several streets in a carnival-like atmosphere.
They walked tirelessly, making their voices heard and chanting songs in support of Gov. Seyi Makinde.
Appreciating the people for their love and dedication to his re-election bid, Governor Makinde expressed confidence that the outcome of the election would favour the People’s Democratic Party.
The governor charged the people to come out en-masse, vote and stand by their votes.
At the state secretariat, representatives of various unions, associations and beneficiaries of Government employment under Makinde’s administration, reiterated their support for Gov. Makinde.
Various speakers at the rally described Makinde as having competence, character, and capacity and is qualified to continue another four years, as the Governor of Oyo State.
The solidarity walk was also used to sensitize members of the public on the need to carry out their civic responsibility at the poll.