Oyo state Governor, Seyi Makinde on Tuesday paid a courtesy visit to the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi on his way to inspect projects in Oyo town.
According to report, Makinde said one of the secrets of his electoral success at the 2019 governorship election was the advice offered him by the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi during his campaign four years earlier.
The Nation Newspaper reports that the governor made the visit on his way to inspect the abandoned 10,000 metric tone silo embarked upon by the immediate past administration and the Ajila Value Adding Ventures Limited, Awe.
In his brief remarks at the palace, the Governor said unknown to many, he has and still enjoy the fatherly support of the first class monarch and he has always been treated as such.
Noting that although he had visited the Alaafin in 2015 to seek his support for his support and blessings at the polls, Makinde said it was only the Alaafin who told him the truth of the situation on ground and offered him advise on how to go about it.
He added that, putting the advise into use in the 2019 elections subsequently helped his ambition.
He told the monarch about his mission in the vicinity but thought it wise to pay the traditional homage to him before continuing the visit.