Why Governor Seyi Makinde visited Mimiko’s residence ahead of PDP primaries

By Tijani Adesua

Oyo state Governor, Seyi Makinde has met with the immediate past governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko ahead of the October governorship election in the state.


The meeting which took palace Mimiko’s residence in Ondo city, was held behind closed door.


The meeting was said to have lasted for over four hours.


The News Track gathered that Makinde appealed to Mimiko to use his political experience to support the PDP candidate in the October election.


Makinde is said to be determined to ensure that PDP controls another state in the southwest.


It was learnt that some other politicians including governor Rotimi Akeredolu and his Ekiti counterpart Dr. Kayode Fayemi have paid similar visit to Mimiko ahead of the Governorship election

Some governorship aspirants in the major political parties in the state have also met with Mimiko to seek his support in the coming poll.