A group within the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Oyo State, has appealed to Governor Seyi Makinde to appoint another indegene of Oyo town to replace the immediate past Commissioner of Environment, Hon. Kehinde Ayoola.
The group led by Elder E.O. Oluokun, in a letter to the Governor, noted that their appeal is not mandatory but conciliatory.
In the letter, which was jointly signed by Elder E.O Oluokun Former PDP Chairman (Oyo East), Alh. Isiaka. Adebayo Former PDP Chairman (Oyo West), Alh. Ayo Alade (Atiba), Ex-Oyo LG Council Chairman, Alh. Amusat Adebiyi Former PDP Chairman (Afijio), Alh. (Hon.) Fatai Okunlola Obabi Caretaker Chairman (Oyo S/W LCDA) Alh. Basiru Adeleke Former PDP Chairman (Oyo East), Alhaja Fatimo AdebisiEx-Supervisory Councilor (Atiba), Mr. Olalere Adelakun PDP Stakeholder (Afijio), the group also congratulated the Governor on the occasion of his first year in office anniversary and commended him for his commitment and dedication to achieve greater in the state.
“We once again commensurate with you over the lost of our beloved son Rt. (Hon) Kehinde Ayoola, who was until his death, your Commissioner for Environment. His death still a mystery and irreplaceable lost to you and all of us. May Almighty God comfort his family, every one of us and Oyo State. May his gentle soul rest in peace,” the letter read.
“We, the above named group under the leadership of Elder E.O Oluokun wish to passionately appeal to you to be magnanimous with us whence considering the replacement of late Kehinde Ayoola in your cabinet, by choosing one among our numerous sons and daughters whom are qualified to replace their lost brother.
“This request is not mandatory but consolatory. Kehinde’s death was very painful in so many ramifications but most painful politically, therefore you could heal our wound by replacing him from our zone (Oyo Federal Constituency).
“The zone is blessed with many qualified seasoned politicians within your camp amongst who are; Hon. Atilola Maourof. Olawale, Hon. Eesuola Ahammed Babatunde, Hon. Oluwole Mathew Akanbi, Hon.Liasu Alawode Adebamiji, Hon. Segun Taiwo, Hon. Adeyemi Fatai Adebayo, and many more,” the group added in the letter.