The APC’s gubernatorial candidate in Oyo State, Teslim Folarin has finally congratulates Seyi Makinde on his re-election Teslim Folarin, the All Progressives Congress gubernatorial candidate in Oyo State, congratulated the state governor and Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Seyi Makinde, on his re-election in the just-concluded Saturday election. According to news sources, Makinde received 563,756 votes, defeating his nearest challenger, Folarin of the APC, who received 256,685 votes, and Adebayo Adelabu of the Accord Party, who received 38,357 votes. Adebayo Bamire, the state collation officer and Vice Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-lfe, announced the result on Sunday at the state Independent National Electoral Commission’s collation centre, saying, “Makinde Oluseyi, having satisfied the requirements of the law, is declared winner of the poll.” “In accordance with the official announcement of the Independent National Electoral Commission, I hereby congratulate Seyi Makinde,” Folarin stated in a statement signed personally on Monday. “I would want to extend my profound appreciations to the Oyo State electorate for their support for all APC candidates on February 25th and March 18th elections respectively. May God continue to bless you all. “Much is expected of those to whom much is given. On this note, I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to the leaders and members of our great party, the APC, the coalition parties, candidates from other political parties who worked for us, volunteers, the press, and people who contributed to the Itesiwaju Ipinle Oyo 2023 initiative. The 2023 Oyo state APC Presidential and Governorship Campaign Council members deserve praise for running the finest issue-based campaigns in history, as well. I appreciate your utmost effort, devotion, and patriotism to the cause.