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OYO 2023: MAKINDE NAMES HOUSING CORPORATION CHAIRMAN, BAYO LAWAL AS RUNNING MATE

Governor Seyi Makinde has declared the Chairman, Oyo State Housing Cooperation, Barrister Bayo Lawal as his running mate ahead of the 2023 elections.

The Chairman of the PDP in Oyo State, Dayo Ogungbero, made the announcement following a closed-door meeting the Governor had with the Oke Ogun zone PDP leaders, where the leader unanimously chose the candidature of Barrister Bayo Lawal.

Mr Ogungbero however emphasized that the present Deputy Governor of the state, Engineer Rauf Olaniyan, remains the Deputy Governor until the party takes the next action on his defection the to the opposition Party APC.

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This comes a few days after the current Deputy Governor, Engr. Rauf Olaniyan announced his resignation from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to join the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Barr. Bayo Lawal was appointed the Executive Chairman, Oyo State Housing Corporation by the Governor at the inception of this administration.

He also served as a former Attorney-General of Oyo State under late Lam Adesina.

Bayo Lawal hails from Irepo Local Government Area of Oyo State.

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