By Henry Odeh
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus of the 9th Oyo State House of Assembly has congratulated the executive governor of Oyo state, Engr Seyi Makinde over his COVID-19 test result which confirmed negative on Sunday.
The lawmaker representing Lagelu state constituency, Honorable Olajide Akintunde, who is the PDP Party Whip of the 9th assembly called the governor a warrior who always wins in all his battles describing the new result as “Victory over threat to life.”
The lawmaker made this disclosure in a statement he personally signed and made available to Sunrise Bulletin through his Personal Assistant, Mr Olasunbo in Ibadan on Monday (today), where the lawmaker declared that governor Makinde is a specially chosen man for Oyo state on whose God’s Hand rests upon.
AKT who spoke on behalf of the 9th assembly PDP caucus noted that Governor Makinde could be likened to Daniel in the Holy Bible who became a forbidden food for dreaded lions in the lions den stressing that the governor has been confirmed forbidden for COVID-19 onslaught in the state with the new result.
The Oyo assembly PDP caucus however, applauded the entire Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State for the continued unwavering support it is giving the present administration both physically and spiritually, describing the party in the state as “One big family.”
The PDP Party Whip who also doubles as chairman, house committee on commerce and cooperatives stressed that PDP lawmakers of the 9th assembly expect nothing short of the good news from the governor’s COVID-19 health report and will continue to give the present administration all needed support.
“It is with great joy and gratitude to God Almighty that we wake up this morning to the news of the governor’s health report with regards to COVID-19 which has been confirmed negative.
“We, the PDP lawmakers of the Oyo state house of assembly rejoice with the first family and the entire PDP family in Oyo state, indeed, it is marvelous in our sight because God has again confirmed to us that governor Makinde is a specially chosen man for the liberation of our dear state by granting him victory over a supposed threat to life by the dreaded coronavirus.
“We are particularly grateful to God, members of our great party (PDP) and the entire people of Oyo state for their steadfastness and faith in the leadership of governor Makinde who I personally love to describe at this time as Daniel who was forbidden for lions consumption in the Bible because of God’s hand upon his life.
“As PDP lawmakers in Oyo state, we will continue to operate as a family to give the present administration under governor Seyi Makinde all the needed support to achieve it’s economic plans and agenda.
“We reaffirm our commitments to the good people of Oyo state for effective representation both at the house of assembly and our various constituencies, believing affirmatively that together we shall make Oyo state great again,” the statement reads.