The Obong Iberedem Akwa Ibom in Oyo State, His Royal Majesty, Edidem Etim Bassey Akanyak (ARSM) has described the victory of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Engineer Oluwaseyi Makinde in the Mach 9, 2019 as an act of God and the will of the people of the state.
Obong Akanyak made the point in hiscongratulatory message to the the Governor in a chat with journalist his palace, Ibadan.
According to the monarch, the victory of Engineer Makinde at the polls was a testimony that he is a man loved and accepted by the people of the state, hence, the support he enjoyed at the polls.
He described him as a man of high intellect and many parts.
“On behalf of the palace and the council of Elders, the Executive and entire members of Akwa Ibom State community in Oyo State who’s traditional ruler I am, I congratulate you our dear son and brother over your victory as governor of Oyo State in the March 9, 2019 election. I pray God gives you the grace and wisdom to transform and deliver to the teeming population of the state.”
Obong Akanyak who pledged his support and that of entire indigenes of Akwa Ibom in Oyo state for the governor urged him to embark on laudable projects that would have direct and positive impacts in the lives of the people and the state in particular.
“Your victory at the election was a sign that you have been chosen by God to lead and transform Oyo state. I pray God will bless you with the strenght and wisdom to deliver and achieve success.”