An amalgamation of Market leaders in Ibadanland, on Thursday, passed a vote of confidence on Governor Seyi Makinde, endorsing his second term bid.
The market leaders, led by the quadruplet of the President, Oyo State Market Leaders Council, Alh. Dauda Abiodun Oladepo; the Coordinator, Southwest Marketers Chief Mrs. Kayode Odunayo Danjuma; the Babaloja of Ibadanland, Alh. Ismaila Aderemi and the Iyaloja of Ibadanland, Alh. Saratulai Aduke Konibaje unanimously declared their support for the governor’s re-election.
The market leaders, who led hundreds of other market leaders from different local governments to the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism gave the endorsement during the inauguration of GSM Market Men and Women Marine in Ibadan.
Speaking on their behalf, the President, Oyo State Market leaders Advisory Council, Alh. Dauda Oladepo said the endorsement is in appreciation of the state government’s business policies and infrastructural development, across the state capital, which has made their trades thrive.
Responding, the Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatunbosun said the endorsement is an addition to the statewide acceptance the Governor has enjoyed by stakeholders since his declaration.
He said the Governor has left no stone unturned to ensure his administration delivers good governance, in the state.
Olatunbosun noted that market leaders are prominent players in the economic growth of the state, pledging the present administration’s resolve to make the state habitable for all businesses to thrive.